Josh Outman earned his first big league victory Saturday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
By Dennis Georgatos / Special to MLB.com
Josh Outman hurled five innings of one-run ball in his maiden big league start, and Aaron Cunningham and Bobby Crosby combined for five RBIs in the fifth inning as the A's turned the tide on the Rangers after two consecutive losses. Jack Cust added a two-run blast to the winning meld, and Ryan Sweeney contributed two hits.
a-Popped out for Bradley in the 7th. b-Walked for Teagarden in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Cruz, N (4, Outman), Laird (23, Outman). TB: Laird 2; Hamilton 2; Byrd; Blalock;
Cruz, N 2; Davis, C. RBI: Cruz, N (13). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davis, C; Cruz, N. GIDP:
Bradley. Team RISP: 1-for-6. Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING SB: Byrd (6, 2nd base
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