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Jaso has 3 RBIs as A's beat Rangers

 
Posted July 28th, 2014 @ 8:10am by (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.

Jaso had a run-scoring single during Oakland's five-run second inning and added a two-run double in the fifth.

The Athletics' first three batters - Jaso, Stephen Vogt and Yoenis Cespedes - each had a double and a single, and Josh Reddick added three singles.

Kazmir (12-3) moved into a tie for the American League lead while allowing seven hits in five innings. He walked two and struck out two.

Adam Rosales had a two-run homer in the second, and Adrian Beltre added a solo shot off reliever Evan Scribner in the eighth.

Miles Mikolas (1-3) allowed seven earned runs on seven hits and four walks in 4 2-3 innings.

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