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ARLINGTON, Texas -- Yu Darvish had a demonstrative show of emotion, pumping his fist and letting out a shout after ending the seventh inning with another strikeout and two runners on base. Nike Air Max Womens 90 Cheap .A day after his 30th birthday, the Texas Rangers right-hander finally ended his long personal losing streak to the AL West-rival Oakland Athletics -- a team that until Wednesday night he had beaten only in his first start against them more than four years ago in his eighth major league game.Darvish struck out nine and walked only one as the Rangers won 6-2. He was 0-8 in his previous 10 starts against the only MLB opponent with more than three wins against him.Its a different lineup. But like me, I change, too, Darvish said through his interpreter. I feel just fortunate that I got a win.All-Star center fielder Ian Desmond and recently acquired Jonathan Lucroy each had three RBI as the AL-best Rangers completed a three-game series sweep.Darvish (4-3) bounced off the mound after striking out Coco Crisp to end the seventh.Hes a very tough out. He doesnt strike out. He battles, Darvish said. Mentally, I wanted on top of it and make sure I could strike him out.Crisp struck out three times after homering on the second pitch of the game. Jake Smolinski went deep leading off the fifth for the only other Oakland run.The whole body of work for the night was special, manager Jeff Banister said. To have Darvish utilize the slider ... the front to back, up to down with the fastball, and he was able to regulate the velocity of the fastball tonight from 91 to 97.Darvish came back for the eighth, but was pulled after Danny Valencias leadoff double.The only win for Darvish against the As was on May 16, 2012, early in his MLB career after the previous seven seasons in Japan. He had a no-decision against them three weeks ago in a season when he didnt make his first start for the Rangers until May 28 after missing all of 2015 following Tommy John surgery.We want him to be healthy, because anytime hes healthy, we know what he can do, said Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus, who had three hits and scored twice.Lucroys homer in the fourth was his seventh in 15 games since being traded to Texas from Milwaukee on Aug. 1, and his career-high 20th overall for the season. He was behind the plate catching Darvish.He was definitely fired up. Hes usually pretty reserved emotionally, Lucroy said. Look, it was a big game. You want to finish it off. You want to finish off the sweep there, obviously, against a division rival.Desmond had a two-run single in the fifth for a 3-2 lead against rookie lefty Sean Manaea (4-8), who is 1-4 in nine starts since the end of June. He gave up four runs and struck out five without a walk in six innings.It just wasnt there today I guess. It just wasnt there. Just make better pitches, Manaea said. Its pretty frustrating but theres nothing I can do about it now. I just have to move on.SHORT HOPSThe Rangers scored three times in the seventh, on an RBI single by Desmond before Lucroys two-run double. ... Darvish is 4-0 with a 2.80 ERA in his six starts at home this season. ... The As lost their fifth straight game, and are a season-high 17 games under .500 (52-69). ... Desmond had his most RBI since four against Toronto on May 15, when he had the go-ahead homer the half-inning before teammate Rougned Odor punched Jose Bautista.TRAINERS ROOMAthletics: INF Tyler Ladendorf was put on the 15-day DL with a sprained left wrist. He is the 26th Oakland player to go on the DL this season, a franchise record. ... RHP Jesse Hahn (strained right shoulder) threw 75 pitches in a rehab start and could start for the As on Sunday, a day after he is eligible to come off the DL.Rangers: RHP Lucas Harrell went on the 15-day DL a day after facing only 12 batters and leaving his start after two innings because of a right groin strain. ... LHP Derek Holland is eligible to come off the 60-day DL on Sunday, but Martin Perez is listed as the Rangers probable starter at Tampa Bay that day.UP NEXTThe Athletics and Rangers have the day off Thursday, the first for both since Aug. 1. Oakland opens a three-game series Friday at the Chicago White Sox, and Texas plays at Tampa Bay. Nike Air Max Womens 90 Blue . PETERSBURG, Fla. Nike Air Max Womens 90 White .com) - The Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks both take aim at their first wins of the season on Saturday, as the Canucks open their home slate at Rogers Arena. .5 seconds to play in the game, Kevin Love never stopped believing that they would come out of there with a win. Oh, what might have been. Just a month ago, this had the makings of a strength-on-strength matchup featuring the best offense in baseball versus the best 1-2-3 rotation in the American League. However, late season injuries to Cleveland starters Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar have the Indians scrambling for a strategy to neutralize the Red Soxs potent lineup.Its refreshing to see new blood in the playoffs. The Indians make their first appearance in the Division Series in nine years, and theyll welcome perennial American League East cellar dwellers, the Boston Red Sox, to town. We kid, we kid! But the Red Sox did finish in last place in their division in three of the past four years. Of course, the exception was 2013, when they captured their third title of the David Ortiz era. This has truly been a boom or bust franchise for five seasons.The Red Sox send 2016 Cy Young Candidate and 22--game winner Rick Porcello to the mound, and Cleveland counters with Trevor Bauer. Nike Air Max Womens 90 Rose. While this will be Bauers first taste of October baseball, Porcello has made eight appearances, including two starts during his six seasons with the Tigers. His 4.41 ERA in 16 postseason innings was reflective of his regular-season results and his skill set -- at least until this year, when he emerged as the unlikely ace and stopper of the Red Sox rotation.Our rotation of baseball handicappers hope their regular-season work carries over to the postseason as well. 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