Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/26/12
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Brandon Moss made a costly two-base error on a hit by Josh Hamilton in the first inning Tuesday, but he more than made up for it later as the Oakland A's edged the Texas Rangers 3-2 in 10 innings. An misplay by Moss in right field led to two unearned runs off Tommy Milone, the only runs the A's left-hander allowed in six innings. Moss erased thoughts of that blunder in the seventh, though, when with two out and the bases loaded, he made a sensational over-the-shoulder catch on the warning track, robbing Elvis Andrus of extra bases and multiple RBI and keeping the game tied 2-2. The A's went on to win it on George Kottaras' solo homer to right off Mark Lowe in the 10th. Oakland's defense had been poor lately, particularly at first base, where both Moss and Chris Carter have made costly errors in eventual one-run losses. On Tuesday, the Athletics' top defensive first baseman, Daric Barton -- called up only when Class AAA Sacramento's playoff run was over -- was at first, with Ca...
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