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Four home runs carry Athletics to 8-6 win over Rangers

Sep. 15, 2019 1:09 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Oakland Athletics maintained their half-game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays in the race for the American League's first wild card on Saturday night despite losing their No. 1 starter in the second inning thanks to what manager Bob Melvin called their "relentless offense." Mark...

Davis hits 2 HRs, A's top Rangers 14-9, keep wild-card lead

Sep. 14, 2019 1:22 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Khris Davis will probably miss the hitter-friendly home of the Texas Rangers more than most. The Oakland slugger might not quite be finished at Globe Life Park. Davis homered twice, Ramon Laureano connected on the game's fourth three-run shot to break a tie in the sixth inning and...

Odor HR pushes Texas past AL wild card-leading Rays 10-9

Sep. 12, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and the Texas Rangers beat Tampa Bay 10-9 on Wednesday night to end a six-game winning streak by the Rays, who have the AL's top wild-card spot. Tampa Bay (87-60) had four runners thrown out on the bases and saw its lead over Oakland for...

Odor HR in 6-run 1st inning, Rangers beat Orioles 9-4

Sep. 7, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rougned Odor set the early tone and the Texas Rangers earned a rare series win on the road. The broader goal for Texas is to maintain that momentum heading into the final three weeks of the season. Odor homered during a six-run first inning and Texas cruised to its third straight victory...

Kiner-Falefa hits walk-off single, Rangers beat Mariners 3-2

Sep. 1, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The night started with Texas celebrating retired infielder Michael Young. It was only fitting that the last remaining Ranger to play with Young helped end the night with another celebration. Elvis Andrus doubled to start a two-run, ninth-inning rally that ended with Isiah...

Rookies again big for Rangers in 6-3 win over Mariners

Aug. 30, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kolby Allard pitched into the sixth inning to win another game for the Texas Rangers, Jose Trevino's three hits included a big two-run double and hard-throwing Emmanuel Clase converted his first career save chance. Oh, and Nick Solak has still reached base in every one of his big...

Calhoun, Trout lead Halos past Rangers 5-2, snap 5-game skid

Aug. 28, 2019 1:54 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels haven't been eight games below .500 since 2016. After five consecutive road losses heading into this homestand, they certainly appeared to be headed to that dismal depth while Texas' Mike Minor dazzled them for six scoreless innings. Kole Calhoun and Brian...

Rookie Allard dominant as Rangers beat White Sox 4-0

Aug. 24, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Texas Rangers asked Kolby Allard to throw his curveball more. The rookie accepted the challenge and flourished. Allard pitched into the seventh inning, and Texas used homers by Willie Calhoun and Danny Santana to beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Saturday night. Allard (2-0) allowed six...

Cease, Moncada lead White Sox past Rangers 8-3

Aug. 24, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dylan Cease said he had "A-plus" stuff. After a rough first inning, the rookie right-hander got a grip on his game. Cease settled down after a tough start, Yoán Moncada hit a two-run homer for the second straight night and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 8-3 on Friday. The...

Moncada, Detwiler lead White Sox over Rangers 6-1

Aug. 22, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yoán Moncada jumped right back into the White Sox lineup with a bang — and an embarrassing thud he laughed off with teammates. Moncada lined a two-run homer his return from the injured list, Ross Detwiler struck out a career-high eight and Chicago beat the Texas Rangers 6-1...