Rangers pounce on Athletics pitcher, new dad Brett Anderson

first_imgOAKLAND — A new dad couldn’t make a 3-0 lead stand up and the Oakland A’s offense went cold in an 11-3 loss to the Texas Rangers on Thursday night.Home after a tough seven-game road trip against division leaders Minnesota and Houston, the A’s figured to have the edge against a Rangers team that had dropped nine of 10.They staked Brett Anderson to a three-run lead in the first and he held Texas scoreless for four innings.But three days after his wife delivered their first child, Anderson ran …last_img

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