ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Adrian Beltre drove in the winning run in the ninth inning to give Texas a 5-4 win over the Oakland Athletics Monday.
Beltre, who hit a two-run homer in the seventh, drilled a single up the middle with the bases loaded and brought Craig Gentry in with the game-winner.
The victory extended the Rangers' lead in the American League West to five games over the A's.
Mitch Moreland and Josh Hamilton also drove in a run apiece for the Rangers.
Tyson Ross (2-11) took the loss in relief for Oakland. Josh Donaldson drove in two runs with a home run in the second inning.