THESHOW
OAKLAND ATHLETICS AT TEXAS RANGERS
07/30/2026
 
THESHOW
OAKLAND ATHLETICS AT TEXAS RANGERS
GAME ID: 2121 - THURSDAY, JULY 30TH, 2026 - GAME LOG
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Oakland Athletics (46-58) 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 8 0
Texas Rangers (49-55) 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 0 X 6 7 0
Rangers Beat Visiting Athletics, 6-3
The Texas Rangers bested the Oakland Athletics, 6-3, at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Rubén Villa was named player of the game. He hit 2 home runs. He drove in 3 runs and scored twice. Mike Long earned his 23rd save in 25 chances. The win puts the Rangers at 49-55, while the Athletics drop to 46-58.

Villa had a big at-bat with a runner on 1st in the bottom of the seventh inning, when he hit a 2-run home run. The Rangers went on to win.

"We'll savor this win," Villa told the Texas Bulletin, "then get ready for the next game."
OAKLAND BATTING LINESCORE TEXAS BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
J. Ramsey CF 4 0 1 2 0 2 0 .256 12 46
D. Mendoza C 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .267 8 30
C. Gillaspie DH 4 0 1 0 0 3 0 .256 19 57
K. Bryant 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .215 16 42
K. Tucker RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .224 14 29
C. Kim 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .230 0 23
F. Freeman 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .216 1 9
J. García LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .195 13 23
R. Walton SS 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 .148 2 4
Totals 34 3 8 3 1 13 6      
BATTING
Doubles: R. Walton (2, 5th Inning off R. Flowers, 2 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: C. Gillaspie , C. Kim , R. Walton 2 , J. García , J. Ramsey , F. Freeman 2 , K. Tucker
2-out RBI: R. Walton , J. Ramsey
GIDP: K. Bryant
Team LOB: 3

FIELDING
Double Plays: 2 (Walton-Kim-Freeman, Kim-Walton-Freeman)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
S. Kamihara CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278 5 11
   a-B. Buxton CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 6 13
J. Crawford SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .238 1 2
G. Polanco DH 3 1 0 0 1 2 1 .275 12 27
N. Mazara RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .280 18 46
A. Silva LF 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 .271 18 41
D. Smith 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 .237 10 31
K. Blackburn 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 .240 0 12
R. Villa C 3 2 2 3 0 1 1 .232 11 45
C. Randolph 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .247 8 39
Totals 29 6 7 6 4 7 10      
a - B. Buxton substituted for S. Kamihara in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: D. Smith (15, 4th Inning off R. Valéncia, 1 on, 1 out) A. Silva (16, 4th Inning off R. Valéncia, 2 on, 1 out) J. Crawford (1, 5th Inning off R. Valéncia, 0 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: R. Villa 2 (11, 3rd Inning off R. Valéncia, 0 on, 1 out; 7th Inning off L. Ortiz, 1 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: D. Smith 2 , K. Blackburn , R. Villa 8 , A. Silva 2 , J. Crawford 2 , C. Randolph
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: R. Villa , G. Polanco
GIDP: D. Smith , J. Crawford
Team LOB: 2

BASERUNNING
SB: J. Crawford (2)

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Randolph-Blackburn-Smith)
OAKLAND PITCHING LINESCORE TEXAS PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
R. Valéncia L (4-10) 6.0 4 4 4 3 6 1 93 55 4.90   
L. Ortiz 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 1 6 3 33.75   
R. Carrión 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 18 11 0.00   
PITCHING
Game Score: R. Valéncia 51
Batters Faced: R. Valéncia 24, L. Ortiz 2, R. Carrión 7
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: R. Valéncia 6-5, L. Ortiz 0-0, R. Carrión 1-3
Pitches - Strikes: R. Valéncia 93-55, L. Ortiz 6-3, R. Carrión 18-11
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
R. Flowers W (10-9) 7.1 7 3 3 1 12 0 118 76 3.20   
J. García H (8) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4.19   
M. Long SV (23) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 14 9 2.94   
PITCHING
Game Score: R. Flowers 63
Batters Faced: R. Flowers 30, J. García 1, M. Long 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: R. Flowers 8-2, J. García 1-0, M. Long 2-0
Pitches - Strikes: R. Flowers 118-76, J. García 2-1, M. Long 14-9
Inherited Runners - Scored: J. García 2-0
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Rubén Villa
Ballpark: Globe Life Park in Arlington
Weather: Clear skies (91 degrees), wind blowing in from center at 10 mph
Start Time: 7:05 PM EST
Time: 2:54
Attendance: 33512
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