Joakim Soria | He is in a perfect moment and the Oakland Athletics take advantage of that to secure victories. The Mexican reliever was called from the bullpen in the bottom of the eighth inning and ended up getting 5 outs and saving the game.
The Monclovense climbed the hill with one out in the eighth roll and a runner at first base, and hung up that zero by striking out Todd Frazier and causing Robinson Chirinos to line left field. Due to its effectiveness, came back in the ninth to finish the job on three men.
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- Nick Solak: Fly to right field
- Isiah Kiner-Falefa: Punch
- Rob Refsnyder: Punch
Soria required 21 pitches to hang those two zeros and to get his second save of the season. In total, he pitched 1.2 innings where he faced five hitters with three prescribed strikeouts, and the Athletics beat the Rangers 6-4. Seventh Entry