ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Danny Santana had a two-run, pinch-hit triple and scored the go-ahead run during a four-run eighth inning, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Oakland Athletics 8-7 Sunday.
Santana tripled into the gap in right-center to tie it at 7, then scored on Delino DeShields’ bunt single two batters later. Santana, in his sixth major league season, was called up from Triple-A on Saturday to replace Rougned Odor, who was placed on the 10-day injured list.
Jeffrey Springs (2-0) pitched a scoreless eighth, and José Leclerc struck out three in the ninth for his third save.
Joakim Soria (0-2) got one out in the eighth and was charged with four runs.
Oakland starter Brett Anderson allowed three runs in six innings.
Stephen Piscotty and Matt Chapman hit solo homers for the A’s. They have 36 homers and went into Sunday second in the majors to Seattle with 38.
Khris Davis, the major league leader in home…
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