MLB: Oakland 6, Texas 1

Sept. 16, 2009 at 1:19 AM

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Rajai Davis drove in four runs and scored once Tuesday to lead Oakland in a 6-1 romp over the Texas Rangers.

Kurt Suzuki also drove in a run for the Athletics, who have won seven of their last nine games.

Oakland starter Edgar Gonzalez lasted four-plus innings and Craig Breslow (7-7) picked up the win in relief.

David Murphy went 2-for-4 and supplied the Rangers' only run with a solo home run in the fourth inning after Oakland had racked up a 4-0 lead.

Davis drew a bases-loaded walk in the first inning to give the A's a 2-0 advantage, then drove in two runs with a single in the fourth to make it 4-0.

He drove in another run and Suzuki walked with the bases loaded in the sixth to make it 6-1.

Brandon McCarthy (7-3) took the loss after giving up four runs -- three earned -- on four hits in three-plus innings.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Super Bowl: Cam Newton goes dim postgame
Watch every star-studded Super Bowl commercial of 2016
Man uses snowboard to wakeboard on flooded streets
New York Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher
List of all records set and tied in Super Bowl 50