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GameThread No. 24: Houston Astros at Oakland Athletics, Apr 30, 2016 3:05 PM CDT

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Houston Astros (7-16) at Oakland Athletics (12-12), Apr 30, 2016 3:05 PM CDT

Online: MLB.TV
Radio: KBME 790, La Nueva 94.1 FM (En Español)
A's SB Nation Blog: Athletics Nation

Pitching Matchup

RHP Chris Devenski (0-0, 0.66 ERA, 0.88 WHIP) vs. RHP Jesse Hahn (0-0, 0.00 ERA, 0.00 WHIP)

Today's Lineups

Jose Altuve - 2B Billy Burns - CF
George Springer - RF Jed Lowrie - 2B
Carlos Correa - SS Josh Reddick - RF
Colby Rasmus - CF Khris Davis - DH
Evan Gattis - DH Chris Coghlan - 3B
Tyler White - 1B Coco Crisp - LF
Preston Tucker - LF Yonder Alonso - 1B
Luis Valbuena - 3B Josh Phegley - C
Jason Castro - C Marcus Semien - SS
Chris Devenski - RHP Jesse Hahn - RHP

Must Reads

The weirdness of Ken Giles, Astros RP - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros reliever Ken Giles has been awful this season. Also, he has been awesome this season.

Astros lineup is and isn't very good - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros lineup isn't very good. Also, yes it is.

Athletics 7, Astros 4: Giles, Astros implode late in Oakland - The Crawfish Boxes
Great outing from Mike Fiers ✔ 4-2 lead going into the bottom of the eight ✔ Ken Giles blow up ✔ Walk-off home run ✔ It appears the Astros have everything to push fans over the edge.