Texas starter Ryan Feierabend fired four scoreless innings of four-hit ball in the win.
Alberto Callaspo collected three of Oakland's eight hits, while John Jaso and Chris Gimenez each drove in a run for the A's. Starter Sean Murphy allowed just one hit and one walk while striking out two over 4 1/3 scoreless frames.
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]
Michael Sam cut from the Dallas Cowboys