Rangers Roll Athletics

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Hank Blalock homered and had three RBIs
as the Texas Rangers stretched their winning streak to four games
with a 7-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
Ian Kinsler added his 19th homer and had two hits. He's
17-for-34 over his last seven games.
Marlon Byrd contributed three hits as the Rangers won for the
11th time in their last 13 games to pull within a game of the
third-place A's in the AL West. The Rangers have been in last place
in the division since April 25th and have finished third the last
three seasons.