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Recap - Texas Defeats Oakland 7-2

Texas got 5 1/3 innings of work from Martin Perez en route to a 7-2 victory over Oakland on Saturday at Rangers Ballpark.

The Rangers were a -148 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 11.5.

Texas got 5 1/3 innings from Martin Perez, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Rangers got 4 RBIs from Josh Hamilton in the win.

Oakland's starting pitcher Tom Milone worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Chris Carter in a losing cause.

Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-6 advantage in hits.