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Texas Rangers vs Oakland Athletics Recap - Rangers Over Athletics 8-3

Oakland pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Nate Lowe and it cost them dearly in a 8-3 loss on Thursday at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as +165 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.

Texas got 1 innings from Spencer Patton, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hits, while striking out 1. John King earned the victory, while the Rangers got 3 RBIs from Joey Gallo in the win.

Oakland got a 2-inning outing from Burch Smith in the loss. He gave up 1 earned runs, 1 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Mitch Moreland had 2 hits in the loss for the Athletics.

Texas outhit their counterparts 15-5 in the game.

Next game, Texas takes its act on the road to face Seattle looking for another win. For Oakland, they head home to face Boston.