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Holland Stellar Over 8 innings in 4-0 Rangers Win

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Derek Holland gave up four hits in eight stellar innings, Nelson Cruz and Mitch Moreland each hit a home run and Ron Washington became the winningest manager in Rangers history as Texas beat the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Sunday.

Adrian Beltre had two hits and drove in a run for the Rangers, who have won six of seven to move within 2 1-2 games of the AL West Division leading Athletics.

Nate Freiman had two hits for the A's, who have lost four of five.

Holland (9-6) walked two and matched his season high with 10 strikeouts as he ended a personal two-game losing streak.

A.J. Griffith (10-8) lasted 6 2-3 innings, allowing four runs - three earned - on five hits. He walked one and struck out seven.


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