first_imgARLINGTON, Texas _ A hit-and-run and a near-miss play at the wall thwarted the A’s in the second half of Saturday’s doubleheader at Texas, as they lost 3-1 despite holding the Rangers to five hits.Right-hander Chris Bassitt (3-2) pitched four no-hit innings before Texas strung together three hits and followed with a sacrifice fly for two runs to negate Mark Canha’s fourth-inning solo home run. The Rangers added their other run in the sixth when Danny Santana tripled in Rougned Odor.Oakland …last_img

A’s go quiet in second game of doubleheader sweep, lose 3-1 to Rangers

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