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Mike Adams Tagged With Loss in Rangers-Athletics Match

Texas got a 2-HR day from Mitch Moreland on Thursday at Rangers Ballpark but Oakland still managed to defeat Texas 5-4 in baseball action.

Oakland won as a +156 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Ryan Cook earned the victory for the Athletics, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 2, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Kurt Suzuki in the win.

Texas' starting pitcher Matt Harrison worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ian Kinsler in a losing cause.

Oakland outhit their counterparts 12-10 in the game.

The game was closed out by Brian Fuentes who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.

Oakland looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against San Francisco. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track at Houston.