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G39: Rangers drop close one to A’s, 3-2

This is one of those games where I was really tempted to make my entire update be “Well, crap.” I’m not taking that route this game, although I kind of want to.
Derek Holland had a better outing than the last two. Although this season after the first two, it feels like his rotation spot is on the bubble after every outing. That’s kind of the way I felt about Darren Oliver during his second stint with the Rangers when they couldn’t figure out what to do with him. But Holland did good tonight. Not dominating, but had a good line. Six innings pitched, 6H, 3BB, 4K, 2ER. Tad too many walks, but nothing really horrendous there.
Mark Lowe & Cody Eppley threw a perfect frame each.
Darren Oliver did not. Gave up the winning run in the top of the 9th, and we couldn’t come back and win. Bah.
Moreland & Kinsler each had doubles. There were five other singles, and the Angels didn’t walk anyone. Not a ton of offense there.
Well, crap.