Leading role: Kinsler lifts Rangers
Texas second baseman has three hits in leadoff spot
RANGERS 11, ATHLETICS 6
at Surprise, Ariz.
Tuesday, March 18
Up next for the Athletics: The A's have two split-squad games on Wednesday. When they are done, they will head to Japan for a week. They play the Angels in Phoenix, with Rich Harden pitching against Ervin Santana. The other squad will be in Mesa, Ariz., to play the Cubs. Joe Blanton gets the start for Oakland.
T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.