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G50: Rangers beat A’s Sunday night, 4-3

Well, I was tired yesterday from doing a bunch of yardwork in the morning, so by the time the game rolled around I was pretty tired. I fell asleep duing the game, and missed most of it – I woke up, and saw the score, so most of what happened I didn’t see.
I did however, get to see Jason Botts’ first career home run – a no doubter into the upper home run porch. I also saw Botts’ double. In all, Jason had two hits. Ian Kinsler, the other rookie playing this game also had two hits, going 2 for 4 with an RBI (a broken bat check swing at a ball about to hit his head). In fact, the entire rest of the team only had two more hits (Barajas/Blalock). We managed only 6 hits total, but made ‘em count. We were outhit, yet won the game.
Both starters gave up all the runs (Padilla, 3, Saarloos – 4) Otsuka got his 8th save for the Rangers. Cordero did pitch before him, but was quite wild, giving up two hits and a walk, although not allowing anyone to score.
It was a nice game as everyone else in the division lost, so we’re now three games out in first over the A’s, and give over both the Mariners (whom we play tonight) and the Angels.