Athletics near milestone in win over Texas; injury shortens Mike Fiers’ start

first_imgARLINGTON, Texas — The A’s beat the Texas Rangers, 8-6, on Saturday night.Mike Fiers experienced right arm nerve irritation, forcing him out of the game after 1.2 innings. Sin-Soo Choo hit a two-run home run off of him before his departure.The A’s entered the game needing six home runs to set a team single-season record — set by the 1996 A’s at 243 — and left it just two home runs shy.Matt Chapman hit a game-tying three-run jack, his 33rd of the year. Josh Phegley hit a go-ahead, two-run …last_img

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