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Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers 8/14/2021 Picks Predictions Previews

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The Oakland Athletics (67-49) will battle the Texas Rangers (41-75) in Game 2 of a three-game weekend competition at Globe Life Field in Arlington on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at 7:05 PM ET. Oakland won seven consecutive outings including a series sweep over the Cleveland Indians this week. The Athletics kneeled to the Texas Rangers in Game 1 of a series and snapped a seven-game losing streak at 6-8 on Friday. Oakland drove nine hits and committed three errors in that loss. Starter Cole Irvin went 5.0 innings of work with three earned runs on eight base hits with a walk and struck out two Texas hitters in picking up their loss. Third Baseman Matt Chapman made two runs on one hit with an RBI while Right Fielder Seth Brown added one run on two hits with two RBIs for the Athletics in defeat.

 

Right-handed Pitcher James Kaprielian will be climbing up the pitcher’s rubber to start the second round of a series against the Rangers on Saturday. In his appearances on the mound in the majors, the righty thrower is 6-4 with a 3.22 ERA, 29 bases on balls, and struck out 83 batters this season. Kaprielian posted 60 hits, 28 earned runs, and 11 home runs in 78.1 innings pitched.

 

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Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers Predictions 8/14/2021

 

On Texas’ part, the team will try to continue their success after winning the series opener over the Oakland Athletics at 8-6 on Friday. The Rangers just concluded a series versus the Seattle Mariners with a 1-2 record after losing the last two installments at 1-2 on Wednesday and 1-3 on Thursday. Texas started the first contest with three runs scored in the 1st inning and took the lead in the 6th at 6-4 while adding two runs in the 7th frame to secure an 8-6 victory on Friday. Starting Pitcher Dane Dunning led the Rangers in the win with two earned runs on four base hits while awarding two free bases and struck out four Oakland batters in 4.2 innings pitched. Designated Hitter Yohel Pozo drove three RBIs with a run on two hits while Center Fielder DJ Peters added three RBIs with a run on one hit in the winning effort for Texas.

 

The Rangers will give the ball to righty Jordan Lyles to start the second installment of a weekend set versus the Athletics on Saturday. The right-handed starter is 5-9 with a 5.46 ERA and granted 43 walks while striking out a total of 100 strikeouts on the year. In pitching for 125.1 total innings this season, Lyles collected 143 hits, 77 runs (76 earned), and 27 home runs.

 

Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers. The MLB Pick for this outing is Oakland -187. The Athletics are still hot after winning seven consecutive games while the Rangers struggled with seven losses in their last 10 contests. Oakland ranked 14th on the offense and 4th on defense while Texas ranked 29th on the offense and 24th on defense this season. The Athletics have the momentum to earn a road win on Saturday. The prediction: The Athletics will win at 7-2.

 

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Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers 8/14/2021 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 7:05 PM ET

 

Location: Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX

 

Date: Saturday, August 14, 2021

 

TV: BSSW

 

MLB Odds: Oakland Athletics -187

 

MLB Totals: 9

 

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