Ron Washington has been hired as Oakland’s new third base coach. Washington spent 11 seasons as an A’s coach before becoming manager of the Rangers in 2007.
Sonny Gray won his fifth consecutive start at Texas, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Athletics completed a three-game series sweep of the Rangers with a 6-3 victory Thursday afternoon.
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.
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.
Chi Chi Gonzalez bounced back from his opening stumble, but Texas couldn’t get anything going offensively against Scott Kazmir and lost 7-0 to Oakland on Thursday.
Sam Fuld slid into home for the winning run in the ninth inning, and Oakland snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory against the Rangers on Wednesday night.
Mitch Moreland hit a long home run as the Rangers beat the Athletics by a score of 2-1 on Tuesday night. Texas is now within two games of first place in the AL West.
Ron Washington is getting back into the big leagues, rejoining the Oakland Athletics as an instructor after working nearly eight years as manager of the Texas Rangers.
The Oakland Athletics are reportedly set to add former Rangers manager Ron Washington to their coaching staff.
One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?
Yovani Gallardo and the Texas Rangers are the only ones left without consecutive wins in the major leagues this season.
Shut down by Sonny Gray on opening night, this time it was Scott Kazmir who kept Texas off the scoreboard with 10 strikeouts in a 10-0 win by the Athletics on Wednesday.