2yTravis Blackley was torched for five runs on two big flies in the first inning. Despite five blasts of their own, the A's couldn't recover, falling 9-7 to Texas.
2yStephen Drew is coming off a big night and is looking for more against the Rangers in Texas. Watch on CSN California or follow along here!
2yThe Elias Sports Bureau announced that A's pitcher Travis Blackley, whose first year in the big leagues was 2004 -- is actually a rookie in 2012.
2yInjured A's hurler Brett Anderson could return to the team in the playoffs -- if things go perfectly.
2yThe A's will close their series in Texas with Yoenis Cespedes getting a break in the field and Adam Rosales getting a start at second base.
2yThe A's set the American League record for strikeouts Wednesday, but it didn't stop them from putting up a nine-spot on their division rivals in a much-needed, ground-gaining win.
2yStephen Drew led off the game with a double and the A's never looked back, claiming Game 3 from the Rangers to keep pace with the Orioles in the AL Wild Card race.
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