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HOUSTON -- There was only one word to describe Oaklands play through four innings on Monday night against the Houston Astros. Air Max 2018 Womens . "Ugly," player after player and manager Bob Melvin said. As ugly as the start was, the Athletics managed to put it behind them and rallied for a 4-3 win. Josh Reddick put Oakland on top with a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Athletics remained perfect this season against the Astros. Chris Young hit a solo homer for the As, who are 10-0 against their new AL West foes this season and 15-1 all-time. The Astros have lost six straight overall. Houston took an early 3-0 lead thanks in part to Oakland tying a season high with three errors -- all in the first three innings. "That was the overriding feeling at the end of the game was that as badly as we played at the early part of the game, we stayed with it," Melvin said. "We didnt give up. We didnt put our heads down and say, Oh well, we are just having a bad game." Youngs shot cut the lead to one in the seventh before Reddicks drive to right field off Wesley Wright (0-4) made it 4-3. "Its one of those things where, you know that is the right matchup; its the matchup you want," Houston manager Bo Porter said. "If you dont win that matchup, you dont deserve to win the game." Young also tripled for another big game in his hometown. Three of Youngs nine homers this season have come at Minute Maid Park, and hes hit eight home runs with 30 RBIs in 22 career games in Houston. Young is hitting .333 against Houston this season, but just .165 against everyone else. "Fortunately, (Young) came up with a big at-bat," Reddick said. "I think that got the energy up in the dugout that we really needed to get going, especially since we left so many runners on base early on. After that happened it kind of picked us up a little bit." Ryan Cook (3-2) pitched a perfect seventh for the win and Grant Balfour did the same in the ninth for his 26th save. Balfour, who is the only closer without a blown save this season, has converted his last 44 chances dating to last season, an Oakland record and the sixth-longest streak in major league history. Chris Carter drove in a run for Houston and shortstop Jonathan Villar singled, scored and had a stolen base in his major league debut. Oakland starter Tommy Milone allowed five hits and three runs -- two earned -- in six innings. "Just the way it went, obviously there was something that was off," Milone said. "As a team, I dont think we felt comfortable on the field or at the plate. But we were able to stay in the game and get those big hits when we needed them." Dallas Keuchel yielded five hits and a run with five strikeouts in six innings for Houston. Justin Maxwell doubled to start the Houston second and stole second base. Maxwell scored and J.D. Martinez reached on an error by shortstop Jed Lowrie to make it 1-0. Villar got his first major league hit with a bunt single in the third. Villar, who stole 31 bases in Triple-A this season, quickly swiped second. Carters single to centre scored Villar to extend the lead to 2-0. Carter scored on an error by second baseman Grant Green when he couldnt make the catch on a routine fly. Josh Donaldson singled to start the Oakland sixth before a double down the right-field line by Nate Freiman. Reddick drew a walk with one out to load the bases, and a sacrifice fly by Green got Oakland within 3-1. Keuchel escaped the inning when he struck out Seth Smith. NOTES: The series continues Tuesday when Houstons top pitching prospect, Jarred Cosart (1-0), will be recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City to make his second major league start against Jarrod Parker (6-6). The 23-year-old Cosart took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and got the win in his debut against Tampa Bay just before the break, allowing two hits and no runs in eight-plus innings. ... Home Run Derby winner Yoenis Cespedes was out for the fourth straight game because of a sore left wrist but is feeling better. Melvin said Cespedes did a lot of work in the cage and will take batting practice Tuesday if he doesnt feel any soreness. Melvin isnt sure if Cespedes could play Tuesday. ... As LHP Brett Anderson, who has been on the disabled list since May 1 with a stress fracture in his right foot, threw 35 pitches in a bullpen session. "He threw the ball really well," Melvin said. "You could tell he was excited to be out there and he didnt have any issues with his foot." Melvin said Anderson will throw another bullpen session Wednesday. Cheap Air Max Trainers . Bryzgalov stopped 25 shots on Saturday in the Oklahoma City Barons 4-1 victory over the Abbotsford Heat. The Oilers signed Bryzgalov to a one-year $2 million contract last Friday after shedding payroll by dealing defenceman Ladislav Smid to the Flames. Air Max 2018 .com) - The Calgary Flames aim to bounce back from their first regulation home loss of the campaign on Friday night when they host a Detroit Red Wings club that they swept in three meetings a season ago. http://www.airmax2018forsale.com/ . PETERSBURG, Fla. EUGENE, Ore. -- Every team has one of them: A player who hasnt gotten much attention from outside the program but has made a significant impact on his teammates.It might be a scout-team regular, or even a walk-on. It might be someone who just grinded it out every day and never complained.At Oregon, that guy is senior running back Jarret LaCoste.LaCoste was a walk-on at Oregon two years ago when the Ducks went to the first College Football Playoff championship game. Hes since become a key contributor on the scout team -- last week he was tasked with simulating Stanfords Christian McCaffrey.Ask his teammates and theyll all say hes a beast in the weight room, helping younger players to keep up their offseason lifting regimens.LaCoste, who played this season against Washington and gained 55 yards on 10 carries, has already graduated and hes about to embark on a job with a Portland accounting firm. He was never on scholarship during his career with the Ducks -- but he jokes hes gotten some stylish Nike team gear.Honestly, I never would have dreamed I was going to play Division I football, ever, he said. So my expectations just from the start were low, I was like, `Wow, Im just so honored to be on this team, I cant believe they let me on. This is awesome. But then I thought, `I feel very privileged and honored to be on this team, so I better give them everything I can and never let anyone down.Arizona tight end Josh Kern was originally recruited by then-coach Mike Stoops as a quarterback but switched positions after a redshirt year. Hes had only had a dozen touches.But Kern has been the heart of the Wildcats. He gave the eulogy for senior outside linebacker Zach Hemmila, who died in his sleep in August. Kern also spoke at the funeral of fan Andrew Valdez, a local teen who lost his battle with cystic fibrosis last year.Ive never had to worry about him doing the right thing, coach Rich Rodriguez said. Hes a leader in the community. Hes our top service guy. I dont know if you can be a better role model for all of our players than Josh Kern.His teammates echoed the sentiment.People dont see the stuff that goes on inside of here, but like when we come home from a game and get off the bus, Josh is like, `Hey, you need you ride? Samajie, you want a ride? running back Samajie Grant said. Josh, even though he hasnt been playing like he wants to, is still bringing it every single day.At Colorado, quarterback Sefo Liufau pointed to junior cornerback Andrew Bergner, who joined the Buffaloes last season as a walk-on and provides the offense with a challenge during practice.Sometimes you cant always get the best looks from your scout team, sometimes you dont have the depth, Liufau said. SSometimes you dont have the players to go out there and give us a half-decent look. Discount Air Max Shoes. . Hes done a really good job this year of going out there and playing ball.Some unsung heroes are players who paid their dues for years and were finally rewarded with a shot. At UCLA that guy is quarterback Mike Fafaul, a former walk-on who became a starter with Josh Rosen sidelined by a shoulder injury.A fifth-year senior, Fafaul was a scout team regular while the starting job was held by Brett Hundley and later Rosen. Last season he appeared in just one game.He learned hed make his first career start during warmups before the Bruins game at Washignton State on Oct. 15. In a 52-45 loss to Utah back the following week, Fafaul set school records for completions and pass attempts (40-for-70) while amassing 464 yards passing with five touchdowns.He got his first career win -- and the game ball -- last week when the Bruins defeated Oregon State 38-24.Hes everything that you want in a quarterback in terms of studying the game and it being serious to him, coach Jim Mora said.Sometimes an unsung hero can be a senior who has just worked unselfishly throughout his career. At Oregon State thats safety Devin Chappell, who has had to shift positions because of injuries that have struck the Beavers defense.Chappell,a walk-on transfer from nearby Western Oregon, started eight games last season, and this spring his teammates named him one of the captains.Devin is one of those guys. Hes a self-made guy, coach Gary Andersen said. He walked on, got a scholarship -- which was so important to him. Hes a good player in this league and hes proven. Hes a team captain and a great leader. He would definitely be labeled a grinder.Stanford guard Johnny Caspers, a fifth-year senior, is much like that, too, Cardinal Coach David Shaw said.Even before the coaches get to everybody, there are guys like Johnny Caspers setting the table saying, `Heres what were going to do. So theres a connection between the coaches and the leaders of the football team, Shaw said. When things are going well, Johnny is one of those guys who say `Hey, hey, hey, hey, we havent won a Super Bowl yet. We got a game this week, lets get back down to things that were supposed to do.---AP Sports Writer Pat Graham in Colorado and Greg Beacham in Los Angeles contributed to this report, as did AP freelancers Rick Eymer in California and Anthony Gimino in Arizona.---For more college football: http://collegefootball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25---Follow Anne M. Peterson at www.Twitter.com/anniempeterson Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys' ' '