David Murphy connects for this 22nd double of the season on Tuesday. (Ben Margot/AP)
By T.R. Sullivan / MLB.com
Brandon McCarthy was effective but not spectacular, allowing three runs (two earned) over 5 1/3 innings, while the Rangers once again had very few answers for the A's Trevor Cahill, who picked up his second consecutive win -- and third in four tries -- against Texas.
BATTING 2B: Murphy, Dv (22, Cahill). TB: Andrus; Murphy, Dv 3; Cruz, N; Davis, C; Rodriguez,
I 2. RBI: Murphy, Dv (49). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Andrus; Kinsler. GIDP:
Blalock; Borbon. Team RISP: 1-for-7. Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING SB: Andrus
(29, 2nd base off Cahill/Suzuki, K).
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