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Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics

Houston Astros' Chris Carter hits a three-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, July 28, 2014, in Houston. The Astros' Jose Altuve and Enrique Hernandez scored on Carter's homer. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.

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A’s OF Gentry on DL with broken hand, Burns added

Oakland Athletics' Craig Gentry (3) and Eric Sogard (28) are greeted in the dugout after scoring on a John Jaso double in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

HOUSTON (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have put outfielder Craig Gentry on the 15-day disabled list because of a broken right hand and promoted outfielder Billy Burns from Double-A Midland.

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Texans look to vet Fitzpatrick to solve QB woes

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) prepares to throw a pass during NFL football training camp Monday, July 28, 2014, in Houston. The Texans signed Fitzpatrick in the offseason hoping the veteran will help turn around an offense that did very little right last year. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans’ biggest problem in their 2-14 season was inconsistent play at quarterback.

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This Date In Baseball

1931 — Bob Fothergill of Chicago hit a home run and a triple in an 11-run eighth inning. The White Sox set an American League record by recording 12 hits in the inning and beat the New York Yankees 14-12.

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Astros’ Cosart struggles early in 7-3 loss

Houston Astros pitcher Jarred Cosart throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)

HOUSTON (AP) — Jarred Cosart’s next start will be about toning it down in the first two innings.

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