Rangers Hit 5 HRs To Halt A's Surge In 8-3 WinWillie Calhoun hit two of Texas' five homers and the Rangers slowed the Oakland Athletics' wild-card push with an 8-3 victory Sunday.
Fiers, A's Rout Rangers 8-0, Maintain 2-Game Wild Card LeadFiers struck out five and didn't walk a batter over eight dominant innings to win for the first time in four starts. The Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 8-0 on Friday night to maintain a two-game lead for the top AL wild card.
Gallo Shows His Power, But Rangers Fall 6-3 To A'sSonny Gray, an All-Star last season but with a 5.49 ERA before Tuesday night, overcame that one volatile inning and had a season-high eight strikeouts as the A's beat the AL West-leading Texas Rangers 6-3.
Andrus, Rua, Chirinos Power Rangers To 10-6 Win Over A'sElvis Andrus, Ryan Rua and Robinson Chirinos all homered to lead the Rangers to a 10-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
A's Davis Hits Walk-Off Slam To Beat Rangers 8-5Davis hit a game-ending slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth for his third homer of the night, giving the Oakland Athletics an 8-5 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday.
Semien Homers In A's 3-1 Win Over RangersMarcus Semien homered in support of Manaea, who allowed four hits over 6 2/3 innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Monday night.
Moreland's 2-Run Homer Helps Rangers Rally Over A'sDelino DeShields hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the sixth inning four batters after Mitch Moreland connected for a tying two-run homer, and the Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 8-6
Beltre Homers Twice, Rangers Beat Athletics 12-4Beltre homered twice to drive in five runs, Shin-Soo Choo also went deep and the Rangers wrapped their series against Oakland with a 12-4 victory Sunday.
A's Sweep Rangers With 6-3 Win In Series FinaleSonny 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.
Yu's Shortest Outing As Rangers Lose To A'sWhen 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.
Perez Help Rangers Sweep A's With 3-0 WinMartin Perez pitched his second consecutive shutout to extend his scoreless innings streak to 26 and the Texas Rangers wrapped up a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 3-0 victory Wednesday.
Rangers Get LHP Figueroa On Waivers From Tampa BayFigueroa made 24 relief appearances over two seasons for the A's. He allowed four runs in three innings last season. He spent most of the year with Triple-A Sacramento.
A's Rout Rangers 11-4 To Even Up AL West Jarrod Parker got plenty of home-run help and pitched his way into Oakland's record book, and the surging Athletics pulled into a tie atop the AL West with Texas by overpowering the Rangers 11-4 on Wednesday.
Rangers Clinch Series Over A's With 4-3 WinThe Rangers grabbed a 4-3 victory against the A's on Thursday afternoon, giving them three wins in a four-game set and putting them within one game of Oakland in the division.
MLB Roundup: American League WestThe season to date in the AL West is best summed up by one word: fireworks. The contest has emerged early as a two team race between the starter-loaded Angels, and the absolutely electric bats of the Texas Rangers.