In the meantime, outfielder Ramon Laureano and the A's -- along with the Houston Astros -- will see if Major League Baseball will issue any discipline for their dust-up. Laureano charged toward Houston bench coach Alex Cintron after being hit by a pitch Sunday at the Coliseum. Astros catcher Dustin Garneau left the dugout to tackle Laureano as the benches emptied.
The Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros apparently were tired of playing nice. Things got so angry the benches cleared - and the stands emptied, too, during Oakland's 7-2 victory over the AL West rival Astros. The skirmish came less than two weeks after the Astros tangled with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the team they beat in the 2017 World Series.
Condensed Game: Matt Olson and Matt Chapman go back-to-back in the 3rd inning against the Astros to lead the A's to their ninth win in a row