OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Elvis Andrus, Ryan Rua and Robinson Chirinos all homered to lead the Texas Rangers to a 10-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
Rua had two hits and three RBIs, Andrus had three hits and two RBIs and Ian Desmond had three hits. Chirinos also drove in three runs for the Rangers, who have 13 homers while winning four of five halfway through a 10-game road trip.
Martin Perez (6-4) retired 14 of 15 batters before allowing three straight one-out hits in Oakland’s three-run seventh. Perez allowed four runs and nine hits with no walks in seven innings — his longest start.
Khris Davis led Oakland with two hits and two RBIs and Yonder Alonso added a two-run double in the ninth.
Eric Surkamp (0-4), called up from the minors for a fourth time, allowed seven runs, seven hits and two walks in 2 1/3 innings.