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Jim Cowsert/APStephen Vogt (21) trots toward A's teammate Brett Lawrie following Vogt's sixth-inning solo homer against the Rangers on Sunday.

Vogt's two HRs back shaky Gray as A's win

ARLINGTON, Texas — Stephen Vogt homered twice, Sonny Gray took a shutout…

Jim Cowsert/APStephen Vogt (21) trots toward A's teammate Brett Lawrie following Vogt's sixth-inning solo homer against the Rangers on Sunday.
Eric Risberg/AP PhotoOakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman throws against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of their baseball game Thursday

Rangers hit 4 homers in 10-1 win over Athletics

OAKLAND — Shin-Soo Choo hit a three-run homer, Mitch Moreland added a…

Eric Risberg/AP PhotoOakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman throws against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of their baseball game Thursday
Eric Risberg/APA's pitcher Sonny Gray took a no-hitter into the eighth inning against the Rangers in the season opener on Monday.

A's win as Sonny Gray takes no-hit bid into 8th

OAKLAND — Sonny Gray carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning…

Eric Risberg/APA's pitcher Sonny Gray took a no-hitter into the eighth inning against the Rangers in the season opener on Monday.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP file photoFirst baseman-designated hitter Billy Butler is just one of the many new faces who will take the field Opening Day for the A's.

New-look A's open the season against familiar Rangers

OAKLAND — Ike Davis wandered from the clubhouse tunnel to the freshly…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP file photoFirst baseman-designated hitter Billy Butler is just one of the many new faces who will take the field Opening Day for the A's.

Rangers' Gonzalez pitches 3 scoreless innings, Odor hits HR

SURPRISE — Chi Chi Gonzalez threw three scoreless innings, Rougned Odor homered…

LM Otero/APA's slugger Adam Dunn celebrates in the clubhouse after Oakland clinched a wild-card berth with Sunday's win against the Rangers.

A's win finale, clinch wild-card spot

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Oakland Athletics waited until the last day of…

LM Otero/APA's slugger Adam Dunn celebrates in the clubhouse after Oakland clinched a wild-card berth with Sunday's win against the Rangers.
LM Otero/APThe Rangers' Leonys Marin

A's fall again as Rangers' Beltre hits walk-off

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Adrian Beltre hit a walk-off homer in the ninth…

LM Otero/APThe Rangers' Leonys Marin
Ben Margot/APA's starter Sonny Gray

A's knocked out of wild-card lead as Rangers sweep

OAKLAND -- The Oakland Athletics are stunned by their September collapse, yet…

Ben Margot/APA's starter Sonny Gray
Ben Margot/APA's closer Sean Doolittle circles the mound after the Rangers' J.P. Arencibia crushed a three-run home run in the ninth inning that snapped a 1-1 tie.

A's implode in ninth, drop into wild-card tie

OAKLAND -- Sean Doolittle allowed a three-run homer to J.P. Arencibia during…

Ben Margot/APA's closer Sean Doolittle circles the mound after the Rangers' J.P. Arencibia crushed a three-run home run in the ninth inning that snapped a 1-1 tie.
Ben Margot/APA's manager Bob Melvin

A's continue to stumble, fall to Rangers

OAKLAND -- Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski, and…

Ben Margot/APA's manager Bob Melvin
Tony Gutierrez/APOakland Athletics' John Jaso connects for a two-run double off Texas Rangers relief pitcher Ryan Feierabend in the fifth inning Sunday.

Jaso has 3 RBIs as A’s beat Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas — It doesn’t matter to John Jaso whether he’s the…

Tony Gutierrez/APOakland Athletics' John Jaso connects for a two-run double off Texas Rangers relief pitcher Ryan Feierabend in the fifth inning Sunday.
Ben Margot/APThe Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo

Rangers hit 4 HRs in 14-8 win over A's

OAKLAND -- Donnie Murphy homered twice, Colby Lewis overcame an uneven start…

Ben Margot/APThe Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

Perez help Rangers sweep A’s with 3-0 win

Martin Perez pitched his second consecutive shutout to extend his scoreless innings…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Dan Straily works against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game Monday

Rangers rally from early deficit to beat Athletics

Donnie Murphy lined a go-ahead single up the middle with one out…

AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Dan Straily works against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game Monday

Callaspo stays hot, but A’s lose spring game to Rangers

Mitch Moreland returned to the Texas lineup from a side injury and…

AP Photo/Tony GutierrezThe Tampa Bay Rays celebrate after beating the Texas Rangers 5-2 at an American League wild-card tiebreaker baseball game Monday

Price is right as Rays top Rangers in AL tiebreaker game

David Price, Evan Longoria and the Tampa Bay Rays are going to…

AP Photo/Tony GutierrezThe Tampa Bay Rays celebrate after beating the Texas Rangers 5-2 at an American League wild-card tiebreaker baseball game Monday
AP Photo/Brian BlancoTexas Rangers Elvis Andrus sprints toward first after hitting a two-run infield single during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays

Rays, Rangers force game to set final wild-card spot

The Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers are pushing this regular season…

AP Photo/Brian BlancoTexas Rangers Elvis Andrus sprints toward first after hitting a two-run infield single during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays
Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.

Parker runs unbeaten streak to 18 as A's rock Rangers

OAKLAND — Jarrod Parker extended his unbeaten streak to 18 games on…

Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.
Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.

Colon struggles again as A's fall back to second place

OAKLAND -- Bartolo Colon failed to reach the sixth inning for a…

Kevin Jairaj/usa today sports file photoManager Bob Melvin has been a big part of the A's turnaround the past two years and the Oakland players are quick to give him praise.
AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Coco Crisp

A’s pull into tie with Rangers atop AL West

Unlike early September last year, the A’s and Texas Rangers are neck…

AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Coco Crisp