Gattis, Astros rally in 9th, sweep 3-game set from Athletics

Apr 26, 2015 7:52 PM by Ross Field

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Evan Gattis hit a two-run double in the ninth inning and the Houston Astros completed their first sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 7-6 win Sunday.

Gattis matched a career high with four RBIs. His go-ahead double with one out came after the A's intentionally walked Jed Lowrie to load the bases.

Gattis lined a 1-2 pitch from Tyler Clippard (0-2) to the deepest part of the field at Coliseum, and center fielder Sam Fuld stumbled while chasing the ball in the air.

Jose Altuve extended his hitting streak against the A's to 29 games.

Brett Lawrie drove in three runs for Oakland, which dropped three to Houston and has lost a season-high four straight overall.

Tony Sipp (2-0) retired four batters for the win. Former A's reliever Luke Gregerson pitched the ninth for his fourth save.

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