Arlington, TX (Sports Network) - Derek Norris drove in three runs and the
Oakland Athletics used a five-run first inning to take a 9-3 decision over the
Texas Rangers in the third edition of a four-game set.
Stephen Drew finished 4-for-5 with two RBI and Brandon Moss totaled three hits
with three runs scored for the Athletics, who have won two straight in the
series and three of four overall.
Jarrod Parker (12-8) gave up five hits and three runs, fanning eight with
three walks over six innings.
Elvis Andrus posted a pair of RBI and Mitch Moreland also knocked in a run for
the Rangers, who have dropped four of six.
Martin Perez (1-3) retired just two batters, charged in the loss with six hits
and five runs.
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