first_imgOAKLAND — It had never happened before in over 50 years of Major League Baseball at the Coliseum.From A’s manager Bob Melvin’s perspective, it may take another half-century for it to take place again.The A’s and Houston Astros combined for 10 home runs Thursday night in their series opener, with Matt Chapman’s homer — his second of the game — in the bottom of the eighth proving to be the difference in a 7-6 Oakland win.Three other players — A’s first baseman Matt Olson and the Astros’ …last_img

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