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G119: Rangers score early, keep A’s down, win 9-1

Before the Rangers got to Oakland, CJ Wilson mouthed off about what he doesn’t like about Oakland. Which is pretty much everything. The mound, their fans (for not showing up), etc.. There were some negative CJ Wilson signs in the stadium, but it didn’t matter, as CJ shut ‘em down.
He went six, giving up just four hits and one run. Walked a few too many (three), but struck out seven. Got his 11th win of the season, lowering his ERA to 3.28. Tateyama, Lowe, & Feldman followed him up, and each threw a scoreless inning.
The Rangers offense was fairly concentrated. We put up a six spot in the second inning, and then a three spot in the fourth. Most of which came against former Rangers pitcher Brandon McCarthy. Brandon had to come out of the game when Endy Chavez nailed him in the knee with a batted ball, that bounced all the way into the Rangers bullpen, which is quite a haul in Oakland.
As we work in the AL West, it’s nice to see us beating up on Oakland & Seattle. We should do that as the defending AL Champions.