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Rangers struggle again in 9-3 loss to A’s

Texas Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo, of South Korea, connects for a single to second off a pitch from Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A rough month didn’t get any better for Texas on Sunday night, even though the game-time temperature of 100 degrees would have seemed to be in the Rangers’ favor against Oakland.

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Jaso has 3 RBIs as A’s beat Rangers 9-3

Oakland Athletics' John Jaso connects for a two-run double off Texas Rangers relief pitcher Ryan Feierabend in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — It doesn’t matter to John Jaso whether he’s Oakland’s leadoff batter, as long as he’s playing. For the Athletics, he’s extremely important at the top of the order, especially with Coco Crisp hurting.

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This Date In Baseball

1931 — Bob Fothergill of Chicago hit a home run and a triple in an 11-run eighth inning. The White Sox set an American League record by recording 12 hits in the inning and beat the New York Yankees 14-12.

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Baylor football stadium to offer premium food fare

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University’s $260 million football stadium will have plenty of amenities when it opens next month and among them are nearly 250 checkout lines, with some serving premium foods like seafood po’boys and a variety of bacon-wrapped concoctions.

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Rangers give up 4 quick homers in 5-1 loss to A’s

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Nick Tepesch (23) and catcher Robinson Chirinos talk with head trainer Kevin Harmon, center, in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Tepesch left the game following the mound visit. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nick Tepesch needed one out to get himself through six innings of one-hit ball against the highest-scoring team in the majors.

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