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MLB: Texas 6, Oakland 3

June 6, 2012 at 1:52 AM   |   Comments

OAKLAND, Calif., June 6 (UPI) -- Ian Kinsler had two RBI and scored twice Tuesday to lead the Texas Rangers to a 6-3 win over Oakland.

Kinsler and Adrian Beltre both went 2-for-5 in the Rangers' second win in their last three tries.

Derek Holland (5-4) notched the win, allowing three runs on seven hits in 5 1/3 innings. Joe Nathan earned his 12th save with a scoreless ninth.

Travis Blackley (0-1) took the loss for the A's, who lost for the 11th time in 13 games. Blackley allowed five runs on seven hits in 4 2/3 innings.

Yoenis Cespedes had a solo home run and Collin Cowgill had a two-run blast for Oakland.

Texas scored three runs in the third inning and led 5-0 by the time Oakland got on the board in the bottom of the fifth on Cowgill's first home run of the season.

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