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Pitching coach Mike Maddux #31 of the Texas Rangers talks with Wandy Rodriguez #51 in the first inning of play against the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 24, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Wandy, Rangers Fall Behind Quick In 8-2 Loss To A’s

Rodriguez gave up eight runs in the first two innings, and the Rangers lost a game he started for the first time in more than a month, 8-2 to the Athletics on Wednesday night.

06/25/2015

Chi Chi Gonzalez throws against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 23, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Chi Chi Finally Looks Like Rookie As Rangers Lose 8-6 To A’s

After giving up only three runs while dominating in his first four major league starts, Gonzalez allowed six runs and eight hits in 5 2/3 innings in the Rangers’ 8-6 loss to Oakland.

06/24/2015

Shin-Soo Choo #17 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after scoring a run against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on April 9, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Rangers Hit 4 Homers, Split Series In 10-1 Win Over A’s

Choo hit a three-run homer, Mitch Moreland added a two-run blast and Texas’ dormant bats broke out in a big way as the Rangers spoiled Kendall Graveman’s Oakland debut with a 10-1 victory

04/09/2015

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Rangers Name Gallardo As Opening Day Starter

Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister announced Thursday that Yovani Gallardo is the team’s Opening Day starter April 6 at Oakland.

03/26/2015

Jake Smolinski #20 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 18, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Athletics Out Of Top Wild-Card Spot After Rangers Sweep

The Oakland A’s kept sliding, falling out of the top AL wild-card spot with a 7-2 loss to Texas on Thursday that gave the Rangers a three-game sweep.

09/18/2014

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Back-To-Back HR Derby Champ Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.

07/15/2014

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The 5 Dirtiest Plays in Baseball History

Check out our list of the 5 dirtiest plays in baseball history.

06/27/2014

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics dives into home plate safe, beating the tag of catcher Robinson Chirinos #61 of the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on June 18, 2014 in Oakland, California. Cespedes scored from first base on an RBI double from Brandon Moss #37. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gray, A’s Beat Rangers, Now Have Best Record In MLB

Brandon Moss hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the fifth inning and Sonny Gray pitched Oakland over the Texas Rangers 4-2 Wednesday, giving the Athletics the best record in the majors.

06/18/2014

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3 Things Yoenis Cespedes Was Compared To On Twitter

After Tuesday’s 300-plus foot throw to home by the Athletics’ left fielder went viral, fans took to twitter to express who and what Yoenis Cespedes really is. Here are some of the comparisons.

06/12/2014

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Who Is Yoenis Cespedes? 5 Facts You Didn’t Know About The A’s Outfielder

Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.

06/12/2014

Martin Perez #33 of the Texas Rangers throws in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 29, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Perez’ Scoreless Streak Ends As A’s Beat Rangers 9-3

Martin Perez saw his streak of 26 consecutive scoreless innings end as the A’s beat the Rangers, who have now lost three straight games for the first time this season.

04/30/2014

Yu Darvish #11 of the Texas Rangers throws in the first inning against Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 28, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Yu’s Shortest Outing As Rangers Lose To A’s

When Yu Darvish walked Oakland’s No. 9 hitter for the second time, Rangers manager Ron Washington went out to the mound to get his ace, in just the fourth inning.

04/29/2014

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