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Mike Fiers Earns Win in Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Game

Texas dropped a 6-4 decision at Ring Central Coliseum on Thursday as Oakland legged out a win behind winning pitcher Mike Fiers.

The Athletics were a -166 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.

Oakland got 1 innings from Yusmeiro Petit, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 2. Mike Fiers earned the victory, while the Athletics got 2 RBIs from Khris Davis in the win.

Texas's starting pitcher Mike Minor worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Isiah Kiner-Falefa in a losing cause.

Texas enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-6 advantage in hits.

Liam Hendriks pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hits in his outing.

Next game, Oakland takes its act home to face Houston looking for another win. For Texas, they head home to face Los Angeles.