Olson’s 3-run blast lifts Athletics to 6-2 win over Astros

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Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson, right, celebrates his three-run home run with Mark Canha during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Friday, April 9, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)

By KRISTIE RIEKEN

HOUSTON (AP) — Matt Olson’s tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 6-2 win over Houston Astros. The victory comes after the Astros beat the A’s five times in this young season and is just the second win overall for Oakland this year.

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