A's Catcher Omar Plascencia lunges to tag Ranger runner Jack Riedel, but is a shade late.


2019 Area Code Games Wrap


LONG BEACH, Calif. — Well that’s it. Dunzo. The End. Finis. 

The 2019 Area Code Games officially came to an end on Friday, the fifth day. And the Texas Rangers made sure today’s final day was a special one by winning the unofficial Area Code Games championship by virtue of a 3-2 win over the Athletics and sporting an ACG-best 4-1 record on the week. We’ll get to more about the Rangers and their title in a bit. First some more important business. 

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