Tempers flared early on Sunday, with Vicente Padilla ejected in the first after his plunking of Nick Swisher sparked a bench-clearing brawl. The offense let their bats do the talking in the next inning, to the tune of six runs. After the A's pulled ahead, Michael Young put away the game with a grand slam, ending Texas' skid at five.
Frustrated because of a plunking on Saturday, Nick Swisher let it show on Sunday, charging the mound after being hit by Texas starter Vicente Padilla in the first. After both players were ejected, the A's put up a five-run third to erase a big deficit, but Andrew Brown surrended a grand slam that let the Rangers take the lead for good.
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