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García extends rookie HR lead to 20 as Rangers beat A's 5-3

Major league rookie home run leader Adolis García went deep twice for his 19th and 20th, and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3
Credit: AP
Texas Rangers' Adolis Garcia (53) connects for a solo home run, his second of the game, during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. Texas won 5-3. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Major league rookie home run leader Adolis García went deep twice for his 19th and 20th, Brock Holt had a tiebreaking RBI single in the seventh inning and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3. 

The Rangers had hits on the first three pitches from Oakland reliever Yusmeiro Petit to start the seventh after the A’s scored three runs in the top of the inning to erase a 2-0 deficit. García had solo homers in the sixth and eighth.