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April 18, 2013
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A’s sweep Astros for second time this season

OAKLAND, Calif. — While his former team is struggling through the rebuilding process, Athletics infielder Jed Lowrie is relishing life on the West Coast. It also helps to play for the club with the best record in the AL. Lowrie had two hits Wednesday and Oakland used a six-run first inning to beat the Houston Astros 7-5 to complete another three-game sweep. “We’re getting contributions up and down the lineup and that’s why we’ve been consistent so far,” said Lowrie, acquired from the Astros in a Feb. 4 trade. “(The Astros) are in a rebuilding phase and we came in …

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