ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit his fortieth and forty first residence runs, Andrew Cashner pitched six strong innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics eight-four on Saturday night time.
Gallo had a two-run homer within the second inning and a solo shot within the third, turning into the sixth Ranger to hit forty homers in a season and the primary since Josh Hamilton had forty three in 2010. Gallo ranks fifth within the majors in house runs. He additionally walked twice and scored on a single by Rougned Odor within the seventh.
Cashner (eleven-eleven) restricted Oakland to 5 hits and two runs in six innings. He completed his season with a three.forty ERA, good for ninth within the AL.
Gallo gave Cashner an early lead when he homered on a 1-1 pitch from Daniel Gossett (four-eleven) that hit the batter’s eye in straightaway middle.
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