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MLB: Oakland 7, Houston 2

Sept. 8, 2013 at 7:41 PM

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Seth Smith smacked a three-run homer and Brandon Moss added three hits with two RBI Sunday in the Oakland Athletics' 7-2 victory over Houston.

Smith's blast highlighted a seven-run third inning that boosted the American League West-leading A's to a third straight win over the Astros and an eighth victory in 10 games overall.

Daric Barton and Yoenis Cespedes chipped in an RBI each for the winners.

Bartolo Colon (15-6) allowed one run over six innings to gain the decision, yielding five hits while striking out seven.

Houston's Lucas Harrell (6-16) was roughed up for seven runs and seven hits, lasting just three innings.

Brandon Barnes and Jose Altuve provided RBI for the Astros.

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