Athletics vs. Rangers | 10.01.12

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Players for the Texas Rangers stretch before their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics claps his hands after he scored on a single by Josh Reddick #16 in the first inning of their game against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored on a single by Josh Reddick #16 in the first inning of their game against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Martin Perez #33 of the Texas Rangers talks with umpire Gary Cederstrom after he was called for a balk with the bases loaded in the first inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics hits a single that scored Coco Crisp #4 in the first inning of their game against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers flips his bat in the air after he struck out in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Martin Perez #33 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Elvis Andrus #1 talks with Martin Perez #33 of the Texas Rangers during the first inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Jarrod Parker #11 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits a ground ball against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: A general view of Jarrod Parker #11 of the Oakland Athletics pitching against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers flips his bat in the air after he struck out in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by Josh Hamilton #32 after he in the third inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers hits a single that scored Mike Napoli #25 in the third inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Michael Young #10 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by teammates after he hit a home run in the fourth inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Jarrod Parker #11 of the Oakland Athletics reacts while Michael Young #10 of the Texas Rangers rounds the bases after he hit a home run in the fourth inning of their game at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Jarrod Parker #11 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics slides safely past Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers to score on a sacrifice fly by Brandon Moss #37 in the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics hits a sacrifice fly that scored Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning of their game against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics slides safely past Michael Young #10 of the Texas Rangers to steal third base in the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. Crisp scored later in the inning. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Martin Perez #33 of the Texas Rangers is taken out of the game by manager Ron Washington in the fifth inning of their gmae against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he hit a sacrifice fly that scored Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning of their game against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits a double that scored Adam Rosales #17 in the fifth inning of their game against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by teammates after he hit a home run in the seventh inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Sean Doolittle #62 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)



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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: The Oakland Athletics celebrates after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: The Oakland Athletics celebrates after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with teammates after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: The Oakland Athletics celebrates after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Grant Balfour #50 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with teammates after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Jonny Gomes #31 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with teammates after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: The Oakland Athletics celebrate in the lockerroom after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: The Oakland Athletics celebrate in the lockerroom after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates in the lockerroom after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates in the lockerroom after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates in the lockerroom after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates in the lockerroom after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates in the lockerroom after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: The Oakland Athletics celebrate in the lockerroom after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: The Oakland Athletics celebrate in the lockerroom after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 01: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates in the lockerroom after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

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