Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers Live Blog: Instant Reactions and Analysis

Jake Lapin@lapin_62094Correspondent IJune 17, 2013

ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 21: Jurickson Profar #13 of the Texas Rangers dives back to first as Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics looks for the throw from teammate and starting pitcher Dan Straily #67 during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on May 21, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. Oakland won 1-0. (Photo by Brandon Wade/Getty Images)
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Big game Monday night in Arlington, as the Oakland Athletics come to town to take on the Texas Rangers.

Oakland currently holds a three-game lead in the division over the second-place Rangers. So far, the teams have split the season series at three games apiece. This is a big series for the Rangers if they want to gain some ground on the AL West lead.

First pitch is scheduled at 8:05 p.m. ET, as A's pitcher Dan Straily squares off against Nick Tepesch of the Rangers.

Catch the game on CSN California or Fox Sports Southwest.