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Rangers clip Athletics

Rangers clip Athletics

Nelson Cruz's RBI-single in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Tuesday night.

Texas won as -145 home favorites as the game played under the 10-run total listed by sportsbooks.

Cruz finished with two runs batted in for the Rangers, while Kevin Millwood allowed two earned runs over eight innings to earn the win for Texas.

Ryan Sweeney was 2-for-4 with a homer for Oakland, as Michael Wuertz was handed the loss after allowing the single to Cruz in the eighth.