Trevor Cahill allowed two hits over eight innings, Kurt Suzuki homered and drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Cahill (10-4) struck out four and walked three as he took over
the team lead in victories, breaking a tie with Gio Gonzalez.
Rajai Davis had three hits for the A's, who are 8-3 since the
All-Star break. Oakland pulled within 7½ games of the AL
Cahill improved to 5-1 for his career against the Rangers, 2-0
with a 0.87 ERA in three starts at Rangers Ballpark, one of the
toughest stadiums in the majors for pitchers.