ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Marcus Semien homered, rookie Bubba Thompson had a tiebreaking RBI single and the Texas Rangers received hours after supervisor Chris Woodward was fired, beating the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Monday evening.
, was let go together with the Rangers (52-63) on tempo for his or her sixth consecutive dropping season. He was the fourth massive league supervisor fired this season.
Nick Allen homered for the last-place A’s, who misplaced their ninth recreation in a row.
The Rangers even have their first three-game profitable streak in additional than two months — since June 11-13. They accomplished a collection victory in opposition to Seattle over the weekend by profitable what have been Woodward’s closing two video games, giving him a 211-287 document.
Third base coach Tony Beasley was named interim supervisor for the remainder of this season, and bought a one-run win in his first recreation main a serious league franchise. Texas entered the sport 6-24 in one-run video games.
Beasley is the longest-tenured member of the Rangers teaching employees in his eighth season. He had a 590-472 document in eight seasons as a minor league supervisor within the Washington (2011-13) and Pittsburgh (2001-05) organizations.
Rangers right-hander Glenn Otto (5-8) overcame a career-high six walks, together with the primary two batters of the sport, for his first victory since June 4. He was 0-6 his final 9 begins. His solely strikeout was in opposition to the final batter he confronted, and the homer was one among solely two hits allowed.
Jonathan Hernandez overcame two walks within the ninth for his fourth save in as many probabilities.
James Kaprielian (3-7) struck out 5 and walked one over 5 1/3 innings. He was pulled after Leody Taveras had a one-out triple within the sixth.
Taveras went to 3rd on reliever Sam Moll’s errant pickoff throw, then scored when Thompson hit a pointy grounder by the fitting facet of the infield.
Semien tied the sport at 1 together with his 18th homer within the backside of the third. All of his homers have come over the previous 71 video games since Could 28.
Allen, Oakland’s No. 9 batter, lined a homer simply over the wall in left-center main off the third. The rookie infielder has gone deep in back-to-back video games after just one homer his first 54 profession video games.
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Taveras ran a protracted approach to make a leaping catch on the warning observe in straightaway heart on Cal Stevenson’s drive that ended the seventh inning.
Stevenson, the Oakland heart fielder, additionally had a spotlight play with a diving catch on Corey Seager’s sinking liner within the left-center hole within the third.
Thompson, in his tenth massive league recreation, had a working, sliding catch of Tony Kemp’s popup to shallow left within the third.