Choo Homers But Rangers Do Little Else In 8-3 Loss To A'sA.J. Griffin gave up consecutive home runs to his former team in the second inning and retired only 10 batters as the Oakland Athletics beat Griffin and the Texas Rangers 8-3 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
Pinder's 2 HRs Help A's Beat Rangers 8-3, End Hamels' Streakhad Pinder homered twice to help the Oakland Athletics end Cole Hamels' five-game win streak with an 8-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.
Rangers Rally Again To Beat A's 6-4 For 6th Straight WinNomar Mazara had the go-ahead hit for the second game in a row and the Texas Rangers extended their winning streak to a majors-best six in a row with a 6-4 win over Oakland on Sunday.
Rangers Rally Earlier For 5th Straight Win, 6-5 Over A'sElvis Andrus and Nomar Mazara had consecutive two-RBI hits as the Texas Rangers rallied earlier this time, beating the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Saturday night for their season-best fifth straight victory.
Record-Setting Triggs Helps A's Top Rangers 4-2Triggs allowed three hits over six innings to outpitch Yu Darvish, and Oakland beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Griffin Sharp In Return To Oakland As Rangers Top A's 7-0Griffin pitched six scoreless innings in his return to the Oakland Coliseum, Nomar Mazara had two hits and three RBIS, and the Texas Rangers beat the Athletics 7-0 on Monday night.
Gallo's Career-High 5 RBIs Back Perez As Rangers Top A's 8-1Joey Gallo homered and had a career-high five RBIs to back left-hander Martin Perez, and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 8-1 on Sunday.
Graveman Takes No-Hit Bid To 7th, A's Beat RangersGraveman held Texas hitless until Mike Napoli homered with two outs in the seventh inning, and the A's beat the Rangers and Yu Darvish 6-1.
Rangers Can't Complete Sweep, Fall To A's 7-1The Rangers, who clinched the AL West on Friday, fell into a tie with the Boston Red Sox for home-field advantage in the playoffs. Texas (92-64) holds a slight tiebreaking advantage based on division record.
Andrus, AL West Champ Rangers Get By A's 5-0The lone veteran in the lineup a day after Texas won another AL West title, Elvis Andrus hit a pair of two-run homers in the Rangers' 5-0 victory against the Oakland Athletics on Saturday.
Lewis, Rangers Fall To A's 5-2Colby Lewis has been a successful postseason pitcher for the Rangers, and the veteran right-hander is trying to get back on track with Texas closing in on another AL West title.
Darvish Struggles, Rangers Lose 11-2 To A'sDarvish (5-5) matched a career high by allowing seven runs while pitching only five innings. He struck out eight, but walked four batters — all of those runners scored.