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Tablas Creek: Patriarch of California Rhones

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Oakland Athletics Notebook: Khris Davis makes history, keeps victimizing Texas Rangers

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Khris Davis makes Oakland Athletics history, Matt Olson hits go-ahead homer as A’s beat Rangers

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