Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. allowed a pair of runs on seven hits over seven innings against the Athletics on Thursday. He also walked two batters and struck out eight in the process. He was hit with the loss as Houston ultimately fell to Oakland by a score of 2-1.
McCullers is now 6-2 with a 2.94 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, and .196 OBA through 14 starts this season. He is now 3-1 with seven earned runs, 23 hits, 15 walks, and 30 strikeouts over his last five starts dating back to the beginning of June.