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Rangers Hit 4 HRs in 14-8 Win Over A's

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Daniel Murphy homered twice, Colby Lewis overcame an uneven start to win for the first time in more than three weeks and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 14-8 on Monday night.

    Michael Choice and Robinson Chirinos also homered, and Adrian Beltre drove in three runs to lead the Rangers to their fourth straight win at the Coliseum. Texas swept a three-game series in Oakland in April.

    Murphy hit a two-run home run in the fourth and a solo shot in the ninth for his fourth career multi-homer game.

    The Rangers, who began the night eight games behind the division-leading A's, nearly let it slip away. They led 11-3 before Oakland scored four times in the sixth and once in the eighth.

    Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run home run while Brandon Moss added his 17th for Oakland.