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ARLINGTON, Texas -- The way the Texas Rangers are hitting, they can win even when their best starting pitcher struggles. Irving Fryar Jersey .Texas rallied from a four-run deficit on Friday night to beat the Oakland Athletics 7-6 on Jonathan Lucroys two-run single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning.The Rangers reduced their magic number for clinching the AL West to six after Seattles 6-0 loss to Houston.Lucroy hit a ground ball inside third base to drive in pinch-runners Delino DeShields and Joey Gallo, who had stolen second base when Rougned Odor struck out. Carlos Beltrans one-out double began the winning rally.I had the big hit, Lucroy said. Look, I was 1 for 5 and I came up to hit with runners in scoring position. I was able to sneak one past the third baseman.Ryan Madson (5-6) had his seventh blown save in 37 chances. He faced five batters, all averaging .280 or better.As far as the depth of the lineup and the guys on the bench too, theyre as good as there is in the league, especially with the additions theyve made, Oakland manager Bob Melvin said.The in-season additions included Beltran and Lucroy.(Madson) strikes out Odor, whos a great hitter in big situations, Melvin said. There were runners on base, but once he got Odor, I thought we were going to win the game.Sam Dyson (2-2), the Rangers fourth pitcher, got the win.Oakland built a 6-2 lead against Cole Hamels on home runs by Khris Davis and Brett Eibner, who drove in four runs.Davis homer was his 38th of the season, his eighth in 14 games against Texas and his third against Hamels in only seven at-bats.Hamels allowed six earned runs in six innings. In his last four starts, hes 0-1 with a 10.50 ERA in 18 innings pitched.Hamels walked three batters. His 75 walks are the most in the American League this season. He has allowed more than three earned runs in three of his last four starts.The story of the night is not Cole Hamels, Rangers manager Jeff Banister said. The story of the night is that he needed our offense today, and they delivered.Texas came back with two runs in the sixth on Adrian Beltres double and a run-scoring single by Mitch Moreland. Carlos Gomez, another in-season acquisition, led off the seventh with a homer.It was the Rangers seventh walk-off win this season, and Lucroys fifth career game-ending hit. The Rangers lead the major leagues with a franchise-record eight wins when trailing after eight innings.TRAINERS ROOMRangers: RF Shin-Soo Choo, on the disabled list since Aug. 16 with a broken left forearm, will begin swinging a bat, but no date has been established for his return. ... RHP Tony Barnette (strained left oblique) is not expected to pitch until the final week of the season.ERASING A RUNTexas had a run taken off the scoreboard in the third inning. With the bases loaded and one out, Ian Desmond hit a slow grounder to shortstop Marcus Semien. Desmond reached first base as Mitch Moreland crossed home plate. However, Desmond was called out because Carlos Gomez slid wide of second base to hit second baseman Joey Wendle.BELTRAN PASSES GEHRIGCarlos Beltrans two doubles gave him 535 for his career, passing Lou Gehrig for 38th in major league history.UP NEXTAthletics: Rookie RHP Raul Alcantara (0-1, 7.27) will start the second game of the three-game series on Saturday.Rangers: RHP Yu Darvish (5-4, 3.28) is scheduled to pitch for Texas Saturday on seven days rest. Julian Edelman Patriots Jersey . It is a cliché dragged out by fans and pundits regularly when discussions take place around which teams are better than others. Andre Tippett Youth Jersey . -- Chicago Bears cornerback Tim Jennings was selected Monday to his second straight Pro Bowl, while guard Kyle Long made it after a solid rookie season. . P.A. Parenteau scored early in the third period to help the Avs edge Toronto 2-1 on Tuesday night. Cory Sarich also scored for Colorado (3-0-0), which is off to its best ever start. LONDON -- Sunderland manager David Moyes has signed a third Manchester United player in the space of 24 hours, bringing in winger Adnan Januzaj on a season-long loan.Moyes, who coached United for 10 months in the 2013-14 season, signed Donald Love and Paddy McNair on Thursday on permanent transfers.Sunderland announced the arrival of the 21-year-old Januzaj on Friday, the day before the new Premier League season begins. Steve Grogan Womens Jersey. Januzaj was signed in time to be available for Sunderlands game against Manchester City on Saturday. ' ' ' 

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