While they've already locked up a playoff spot, the Oakland Athletics suddenly find themselves on the verge of overtaking the Texas Rangers.
With the AL West title on the line, the surging Athletics try to sweep the Rangers as both clubs wrap up the regular season Wednesday.
After clinching its first postseason berth in six years during Monday's series opener, Oakland (93-68) pulled out a 3-1 victory Tuesday to move into a first-place tie with Texas (93-68).
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