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Game #147: Oakland Athletics at Texas Rangers

Okay, so you know how I say things like, "This is the biggest series ever!"? Well, I'm totally not lying this time. For the 2013 Oakland Athletics, who hold a 3.5 game lead over the Texas Rangers with sixteen games left to play in the season, this is the biggest series of 2013.

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Game #147: A's Win, Scare Fans In Process

When hinges creak in doorless chambers, and strange and frightening sounds echo through the ballpark. Whenever candlelights flicker where the air is deathly still. That is the time when ghosts are present, practicing their terror with ghoulish delight! Welcome, foolish mortals, to the Haunted Rangers Ballpark in Arlington! I am your host, your ghost host. Kindly step all the way in please and make room for everyone. There's no turning back now.

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Game #147: A's Hold On To A Barnburner, 4.5 Up

The recap will be up later. Just savor the win.

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Game Thread #147: Athletics at Rangers (7)

It's 9-8 after a complete and utter meltdown by Ryan Cook. The only reason the A's got out of the inning was by 2 terrible calls by the umpires. I can admit that. The A's better score another half dozen before the bottom of the inning.

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Game Thread #147: Athletics at Rangers (6)

Welcome to the sixth thread! The A's hold a 9-2 lead as we go to the eighth inning. LET'S GO OAK-LAND!

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Game Thread #147: Athletics at Rangers (5)

We're going to the sixth inning; the A's have added two more and Straily's finished 5! NO MERCY! It's 8-2 A's. LET'S GO OAK-LAND!

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Game Thread #147: Athletics at Rangers (4)

Dan Straily has settled down nicely, while Derek Holland went the entirely opposite way. He was out after three innings, as Josh Donaldson wanted to tie Cespedes for RBI's in tonight's game; he doubled two more in. The A's lead 6-2, going to the fifth. LET'S GO OAK-LAND!

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Game Thread #147: Athletics at Rangers (3)

After Cespedes provided the first three runs, Donaldson created the fourth, with a solo home run to give the A's a 4-2 lead. After a shaky start, Straily has rebounded. We're going to the fourth inning, 4-2 A's. LET'S GO OAK-LAND!

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Game Thread #147: Athletics at Rangers (2)

Well, that was interesting. After the A's jumped out to a 3-0 lead on an awesome home run by Cespedes (yay!), Straily gave it almost all back (boo). It's 3-2, going to the second. LET'S GO OAK-LAND!

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Game Thread #147: Athletics at Rangers

Okay, so you know how I say things like, "This is the biggest series ever!"? Well, I'm totally not lying this time. For the 2013 Oakland Athletics, who hold a 3.5 game lead over the Texas Rangers with sixteen games left to play in the season, this is the biggest series of 2013.

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