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MLB: Texas 7, Oakland 1

Aug. 13, 2011 at 7:41 PM   |   Comments

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Ian Kinsler drove in three runs with two doubles Saturday, sparking the Texas Rangers to a 7-1 victory over Oakland.

Endy Chavez scored three times, Josh Hamilton twice and Elvis Andrus added an RBI double for the American League West-leading Rangers, who came out on top for the fifth time in six games.

Colby Lewis (11-8) picked up the victory, holding the Athletics to one run on three hits in 6 1/3 innings of work.

Oakland starter Trevor Cahill (9-11), meanwhile, surrendered four runs (three earned) on seven hits in 7 1/3 innings.

Jemile Weeks singled, doubled and tripled, and David DeJesus drove in the lone run for the A's.

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