OAKLAND, Calif. -- Nelson Cruz and Jurickson Profar hit two-run homers, powering the Texas Rangers to an 8-3 victory Friday night over the Oakland A's in the opener of a three-game series at the O.co Coliseum. The surging Rangers sliced Oakland's lead in the American League West to 2 1/2 games and captured their fifth straight victory. The A's lost their third straight game. ...
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