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Texas Rangers catcher A.J. Pierzynski, right, tags out Oakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson (20) at home plate during the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Texas Rangers catcher A.J. Pierzynski, right, tags out Oakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson (20) at home plate during the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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(AP) Martin Perez allowed one run in seven innings to win his sixth straight start and Mitch Moreland homered to move the Texas Rangers back into sole possession of first place in the AL West with a 4-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.


After falling into a tie for first with the A's when they lost the series opener, the Rangers bounced back behind another strong performance from Perez (9-3) and are assured of leaving Oakland for the final time in the regular season with at least a share of the division lead.


Bartolo Colon (14-6) allowed three unearned runs in the fifth inning following his own error and missed an opportunity to become first pitcher to reach 20 career wins against Texas. Colon is winless in five starts since July 26 with a DL stint in the middle of that stretch.


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