2yThe A's are 9-1 in their last 10 games, while the Rangers have lost six of their last 10. It's just a two-game series, but the A's can gain ground.More: A's-Rangers stat pack AL West standings
2yThe A's pitching rotation owns the best ERA in the American League, despite losing two top starters in offseason trades. Who do Oakland's young pitchers give the credit to? Pitching coach Curt Young, of course.
2yThe A's have won 9 of their last 10 games, their best 10-game stretch since going 9-1 in September of 2009. Check out this series stat pack to see how the A's match up against the AL West-leading Texas.
2yIt's hard to suggest that there's ever a good time to face Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton. But since returning from the break he has gone 1-for-10 with six strikeouts and one RBI.
2yWith only three games played in an All-Star Game shortened week, Yoenis Cespedes collected eight hits, including two home runs, and drove in six runs in Minnesota, which earned him Player of the Week honors.
2yIt's official: The A's are hot. But can they escape their next 12 games against top-shelf competition without falling into the abyss? A's Insider Casey Pratt checks in with fans, today at 1:30 p.m.!
2yThe As have reinstated right-handed pitcher Jim Miller from the paternity list and optioned pitcher Pedro Figueroa to Triple-A Sacramento.
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