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1B Adrian Gonzalez extended his hit streak to 12 games with a run-scoring single and drove in one of two Dodger runs. The highlight of the streak is homering in four straight games April 9-13. His 15 RBIs rank among the league leaders. He went 2-for-4 Thursday and is 17-for-50 (.340) during the streak.

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2B Jason Kipnis was ejected during the third inning of Thursday's game after he struck out with the bases loaded. Kipnis turned to complain to home-plate umpire Lance Barrett about the first-pitch location of his three-pitch strikeout and Barrett quickly tossed him. It was Kipnis' first career ejection. Kipnis is batting .212 for the season and has driven in only one run in the last seven games.

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CF Craig Gentry got his third consecutive start against the Angels on Wednesday, subbing for CF Coco Crisp (hamstring). In the three-game series, Gentry went 5-for-12 with two walks and two runs. 3B Josh Donaldson went 1-for-6 Wednesday against the Angels, extending his hitting streak to 10 games. During the streak, he is hitting .333 (16-for-48) with four doubles, three homers, nine RBIs and 10 runs.

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RHP Zach McAllister won his second consecutive start on Wednesday with six strong innings against Detroit. He gave up one run and struck out four while throwing 97 pitches. McAllister threw 7 2/3 shutout innings in his previous outing against San Diego. "I was able to make the adjustments I wanted to in that previous start, got the ball down, and I was able to carry that over to (Wednesday)," he said.

Preview: Mariners at Rangers

Say this for the Texas Rangers: They make sure the home crowd sticks around until the end. The Rangers host the Seattle Mariners on Thursday afternoon, hours after recording their fourth walk-off victory in nine home games by scoring two runs in the bottom of the ninth to shock the Mariners 3-2 and improve to 4-1 in one-run games.

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CF Craig Gentry got his third consecutive start against the Angels on Wednesday, subbing for CF Coco Crisp (hamstring). In the three-game series, Gentry went 5-for-12 with two walks and two runs. 3B Josh Donaldson went 1-for-6 Wednesday against the Angels, extending his hitting streak to 10 games. During the streak, he is hitting .333 (16-for-48) with four doubles, three homers, nine RBIs and 10 runs.

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RHP Zach McAllister won his second consecutive start on Wednesday with six strong innings against Detroit. He gave up one run and struck out four while throwing 97 pitches. McAllister threw 7 2/3 shutout innings in his previous outing against San Diego. "I was able to make the adjustments I wanted to in that previous start, got the ball down, and I was able to carry that over to (Wednesday)," he said.

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CF Coco Crisp reached base safely for the seventh time in seven starts Sunday, when he went 2-for-4 with a fifth-inning single. Craig Gentry came on for Crisp in the eighth inning, when Crisp was limited by a sore hamstring. Manager Bob Melvin said he was been planning to give Crisp a day off Monday anyway, so don't expect to see the center fielder back in the lineup in the opener of the Angels series.

Athletics 3, Mariners 1

Athletics 3, Mariners 1: Sonny Gray struck out nine in seven strong innings and Josh Donaldson slammed a two-run homer as visiting Oakland defeated Seattle. Brandon Moss also had an RBI as the Athletics won for the fifth time in six games. John Jaso had two of Oakland’s seven hits and the Athletics regained first place in the American League West from the Mariners.

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OF Steven Souza Jr. was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse on Saturday. The rookie has good power, with 75 homers in the minor leagues. In seven games with Syracuse this season, he was batting .273 with two homers, seven RBIs, six walks and four strikeouts.
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