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19-20 - The Rangers love their mothers, sweep A's to win 6th straight

Happy Mother's Day! The Rangers are winners for a sixth straight game!

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Remember last night's game? The one where the Rangers led early before falling behind 4-2 in the middle innings and then rallied to take the lead in the seventh?

Yeah, well, that was also this game. Bizarrely, it happened in nearly the same way. Elvis Andrus had the game-tying hit and Nomar Mazara followed with the go-ahead RBI base hit.

Here's where the game differed: Rougned Odor walked, stole a base, and American League first baseman Pete Kozma drove him in with a bloop single in the eighth and the Rangers won 6-4.

Somehow, some way, the Rangers are now just a game below .500.

Player of the Game: Aw, man. While Elvis shined once again while going 3-for-4 with two runs scored and two RBI (including the game-tying RBI hit), Carlos Gomez was integral to the victory as he was on base in each of his three at-bats, scored from second on an infield single to keep the seventh inning rally alive, and made a run-saving diving catch in center field.

The bummer news here is on the play where Gomez scored his run in the seventh, he also pulled up lame with a strained hamstring.

Up Next:  The Rangers will enjoy their first day off since April 27 before welcoming the Philadelphia Phillies to Arlington for a three game set. Yu Darvish will make the start for Texas in the opener on Tuesday. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 pm CT.