Athletics Get LHP Mike Minor In Trade With RangersThe first-place Oakland Athletics pulled off another trade with an AL West rival Monday, hoping to hang on for a division title this time after finishing second to Houston each of the last two years.
AL-Best A's Win 3-1 In Another Victory By Fiers Over RangersOakland Athletics right-hander Mike Fiers allowed only an unearned run over six innings while getting his team yet another win over the Texas Rangers, 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Olson, Semien Homer As A's Cruise To 10-3 Win Over RangersMatt Olson and Marcus Semien connected on two-run homers, Stephen Piscotty lined a bases-clearing double and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 10-3 on Tuesday night.
Lynn Gets 4th Win As Rangers Snap 8-Game Skid, 3-2 Over A'sLance Lynn gave the Texas Rangers another workhorse start, and helped them get their first win in more than a week after initially surrendering their first lead in five games.
A's Top Rangers 6-4, Win 5th Straight Behind Olson's 2 HRsMatt Olson homered twice, Ramon Laureano also went deep and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Texas Rangers 6-4 on Wednesday night.
Piscotty Hits A's 2nd Walkoff Slam This Year, Beats RangersStephen Piscotty hit Oakland's second walkoff grand slam of the year and the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 5-1 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
Davis Homers For 1st Time In Month, A's Beat Rangers 9-8Khris Davis benefited from comfortable hitting surroundings despite playing halfway across the country from his home ballpark.
Pinder's Two-out Single In 9th Lifts A's Past Rangers 6-5ith an impressive diving catch and the first game-ending hit of his career, Chad Pinder is making a strong case for more playing time.
Chapman, Piscotty Lead A's Offense In 11-5 Win Over RangersAthletics pitcher Frankie Montas didn't have much success trying to pump his fastball past Texas' hitters early and spent most of the game working through traffic.
Piscotty Homers, A's Keep Rolling With 7-3 Win Over RangersWith a dominant 15-man bullpen, the Oakland Athletics don't need much from their starters these days.
A's Acquire Reliever Cory Gearrin From RangersThe Oakland Athletics have acquired right-handed reliever Cory Gearrin from the Texas Rangers for minor league right-handers Abdiel Mendoza and Teodoro Ortega.
Lucroy Hits Grand Slam As A's Beat Texas 15-3 For 24th Win In 31 GamesJonathan Lucroy hit a grand slam off his former battery mate and the surging Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 15-3 on Monday night for their 24th win in 31 games.
Who Is MLB's First-Half MVP?CBS TV sports anchors in Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, and Philadelphia pick their MLB MVP so far and look at trade deadline rumors.
Rangers Get RHPs Gearrin, Bahr And Of Jackson From GiantsThe Texas Rangers have acquired right-handed pitchers Cory Gearrin and Jason Bahr, and outfielder Austin Jackson from the San Francisco Giants for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
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