Astros end A’s win streak; Chapman out with injury

By By Susan Slusser After the A’s swept the Yankees in a four-game series, they got an even tougher assignment: division leading Houston sauntered into the Coliseum with baseball’s best record.

The Astros dispatched the A’s effectively again, 4-1, their fifth win in six games against Oakland this season, powered by homers from Jake Marisnick, George Springer and Derek Fisher.

Trainer Nick Paparesta said he has dealt with knee infections before, without being specific, and he mentioned that the last one he recalled required surgical intervention.

Chapman recalls sliding into a fence on a play at Triple-A Nashville two weeks ago.

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Source: SF Gate Sports

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