Athletics slip past Rangers

Athletics slip past Rangers

Adam Kennedy homered twice and scored three times Sunday, as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Texas Rangers 5-4.

The A’s were a +145 underdog in the game and the nine runs scored fell UNDER the posted over/under total (10).

Jason Giambi hit a solo home run for Oakland and Dallas Braden allowed two runs on five hits in six innings.

Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in two runs for Texas and Marlon Byrd was 2-4 with an RBI and a run scored.