Greg Smith gave the A's another quality outing, but came up short. (AP)
By Todd Wills / Special to MLB.com
Greg Smith was solid, lasting six innings and striking out four against two walks, but the four runs he allowed proved to be enough. The Athletics' offense was unable to capitalize on four walks and four hits in the series opener in Arlington.
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