Two errors in the first inning opened the door to one run, and David Murphy had a two-out run scoring single in the third to give the Rangers a 2-0 lead heading to the bottom of the third. The Rangers didn't have a hit until the third, when Ian Kinsler blooped a single into right field. He then stole second base for his 30th swipe of the season. He now needs only a homer to join the 30-30 club. Murphy brought him home with a single to left.
Scott Feldman has tossed two scoreless innings as he bids for his 18th victory and 13th on the road. Feldman had some control issues in the second, when he allowed a leadoff single and walked two with two outs. But Hank Blalock made another nice play at first base to end the A's bases-loaded threat.
-- Jeff Wilson