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Rangers use record 31st pitcher, beat A’s 4-1

Oakland Athletics' John Jaso, left, is tagged out by Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre as Jaso tried to advance on a single by the Yoenis Cespedes in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jerome Williams became the record 31st pitcher for Texas this season, Neftali Feliz was back in a familiar finishing role and the Rangers finally got a home victory in July.

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Richard’s streak ends in Angels’ 6-4 loss

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, July 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After watching his teammates take the lead with three runs during a 30-pitch fifth inning by Max Scherzer, Garrett Richards gave up three runs in the sixth. As a result, the right-hander’s streak of seven straight wins is over.

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Texas adds RHP Jerome Williams after loss to Yanks

NEW YORK (AP) — The Texas Rangers are using pitchers at such a dizzying rate this season that it’s becoming a challenge for manager Ron Washington to keep track of them all.

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Rangers add RHP Jerome Williams, will start Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — The pitching-poor Texas Rangers have signed right-hander Jerome Williams and plan to start him Friday night against AL West-leading Oakland.

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Late rally falls short as Astros lose 9-7 to A’s

Houston Astros starting pitcher Brad Peacock stands on the mound after giving up a three-run home run to the Yoenis Cespedes, left, during the second inning of a baseball game on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A spirited rally against a struggling reliever wasn’t enough for the Houston Astros to overcome a poor performance from their starting pitcher.

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