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Rangers rally in 9th to beat A’s 6-1

Texas Rangers' J.P. Arencibia, right, is congratulated by Adrian Beltre, center, and Rougned Odor (12) after Arencibia hit a three run home run off Oakland Athletics' Sean Doolittle in the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Long out of playoff contention, the Texas Rangers are relishing the opportunity to have an impact on the postseason chase in late September.

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Doolittle blows save, A’s lose 6-1 to Rangers

Oakland Athletics' Sean Doolittle (62) waits for Texas Rangers' J.P. Arencibia, right, to run the bases after hitting a three run home run off Doolittle in the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Doolittle allowed a three-run homer to J.P. Arencibia during a six-run ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics lost 6-1 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.

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Los Angeles Angels win American League West title with Oakland’s loss to Texas

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels win American League West title with Oakland’s loss to Texas.

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Angels’ magic number drops to 2 despite loss

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Cory Rasmus throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels inched closer to the AL West title despite one of their most lopsided losses of the season.

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Kazmir, sloppy Athletics lose 6-3 to Rangers

Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir, third from left, waits to be removed from the baseball game against the Texas Rangers by manager Bob Melvin, left, in the fifth inning Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Just when it looked like the Oakland Athletics had turned things around with consecutive wins in Seattle, they put together one of their sloppiest performances of the year.

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