Sweeney drives in 5 as A’s edge Rangers 7-6 | NevadaAppeal.com

Sweeney drives in 5 as A’s edge Rangers 7-6

Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Ryan Sweeney drove in a career-high five runs on three hits, including a home run, and six Oakland pitchers held off the Texas Rangers in the Athletics’ 7-6 victory Tuesday night.

Kevin Kouzmanoff and Daric Barton also drove in runs for the A’s, who won for just the second time in eight games. Brad Ziegler (1-2) got the win after pitching 1 1-3 innings in relief.

Vladimir Guerrero hit a grand slam and had five RBIs for the Rangers, who had a four-game winning streak snapped.

Rangers’ starter Scott Feldman (1-3) gave up seven runs on 10 hits over seven innings.