Sonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night.
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Lineup: Athletics (45-55) at Rangers (58-42)
- 1. Coco Crisp, LF (S)
- 2. Jed Lowrie, 2B (S)
- 3. Josh Reddick, RF (L)
- 4. Danny Valencia, DH (R)
- 5. Stephen Vogt, C (L)
- 6. Jake Smolinksi, CF (R)
- 7. Yonder Alonso, 1B (L)
- 8. Marcus Semien, SS (R)
- 9. Ryon Healy, 3B (R)
- SP: Sonny Gray, RHP Daily notes
Small chance A's trade Semien
Nobody is safe in Billy Beane land, but shortstop Marcus Semien might actually be more untouchable right now than struggling ace Sonny Gray, David Schoenfield writes. Untouchable players for all 30 teams
Monday's longest home runs
Padres rookie Alex Dickerson led the way on Monday with a 452-foot blast that extended San Diego's streak of consecutive games with a home run to 23. Two Brewers also went deep, while Adrian Beltre's long ball sent the Rangers home happy.
Adrian Beltre hit his second home run of the game with two outs in the ninth inning, a two-run shot that rallied the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 7-6 on Monday night.
Athletics @ Rangers
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