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Oakland Falls 14-8 Against Texas - Game Recap

Donnie Murphy swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Rangers defeated Oakland 14-8 at O.co Coliseum.

The Rangers were a +161 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Colby Lewis earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 3, and allowing 10 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Adrian Beltre in the win.

Oakland's starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Alberto Callaspo in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 16 hits, while Oakland only had 15.