Derek Fisher lifts Astros over Athletics – Chron

Derek Fisher lifts Astros over Athletics Chron

OAKLAND, Calif. — The first pitch flew fast into a crisp California night, the sort of ambush that accentuates an Astros comeback. A’s reliever Lou Trivino tried a four-seam fastball against Houston’s slugging, but substitute, leadoff hitter in the eighth inning of a tie game. Trivino’s pitch came flat, sat near the belt and stood no chance against an opponent looking for a lead. Derek Fisher destroyed it to dead center field. The baseball exited his bat at 110.3 mph and landed 432 feet away, atop a staircase near the second deck of Oakland’s all-green center field wall. Initially, Fisher s…

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