Khris Davis hit his major league-best 10th homer, his fifth in three games being a tiebreaking solo shot in the eighth inning, as the Oakland Athletics rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Texas Rangers 8-6 on Friday night.

Ramon Laureano hit a game-tying homer to start the seventh for the A’s.

Davis, coming off consecutive two-homer games in Baltimore, was 0 for 3 with a fielder’s choice RBI before his one-out 426-foot shot to center in the eighth off Chris Martin (0-1) made it 7-6. It was the 28th homer by Davis against the Rangers since the start of the 2016 season, the most by any player against any team in that span.

Texas Rangers relief pitcher Chris Martin (31) reacts after giving up a solo home run to Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis, background, during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Texas Rangers relief pitcher Chris Martin (31) reacts after giving up a solo home run to Oakland Athletics’ Khris Davis, background, during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Elvis Andrus and Asdrubal Cabrera homered for the Rangers.

Lou Trivino (1-0), Oakland’s third pitcher, worked 1 1-3 scoreless innings with two strikeouts. Blake Treinen got the final four outs, including three strikeouts, for his fifth save in six chances.

Texas led 6-1 after Andrus hit a three-run homer in the fifth. That was an inning after Cabrera went deep to snap his 0-for-13 slide.

Oakland Athletics' Ramon Laureano is congratulated by Marcus Semien (10) after hitting a solo home run off of Texas Rangers relief pitcher Shawn Kelley during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Oakland Athletics’ Ramon Laureano is congratulated by Marcus Semien (10) after hitting a solo home run off of Texas Rangers relief pitcher Shawn Kelley during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Stephen Piscotty, in a 1-for-19 slump, was dropped from third to sixth in Oakland’s batting order. He singled in the second and scored on Jurickson Profar’s double that came in his first at-bat as a visitor in Texas. Piscotty later had an RBI double that capped a four-run sixth and got the A’s within 6-5.

Profar was dealt from the Rangers to the A’s as part of a three-team, seven-player deal last December and is Oakland’s starting second baseman. His big league debut was with Texas in 2012, and last season he started games at all four infield positions.

FOR STARTERS

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Drew Smyly hands the ball to manager Chris Woodward as he is pulled during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Texas Rangers starting pitcher Drew Smyly hands the ball to manager Chris Woodward as he is pulled during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Drew Smyly, who pitched only 6 1-3 innings combined in his first two starts for Texas, made it into the sixth with the 6-1 lead before allowing the first three A’s, including his only two walks, to reach that inning — all three scored after he was pulled. The lefty struck out five. … A’s starter Mike Fiers allowed six runs for his second start in a row. He made it five innings against the Rangers after only 1 2-3 innings at Houston last Saturday.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Rangers: 2B Rougned Odor was a late scratch from the starting lineup because of a sore right knee. … RHP Edinson Volquez, on the injured list since April 5 with a sprained right elbow, won’t throw for at least 4-6 weeks. The 35-year-old pitcher will have an MRI and be re-evaluated before he resumes throwing.

Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus is congratulated by Logan Forsythe, second from top; Delino DeShields, top; Nomar Mazara (30) and Joey Gallo (13) after hitting a three-run home run against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Texas Rangers’ Elvis Andrus is congratulated by Logan Forsythe, second from top; Delino DeShields, top; Nomar Mazara (30) and Joey Gallo (13) after hitting a three-run home run against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

UP NEXT

Athletics: Right-hander Marco Estrada (0-1), who has a career-worst six-game losing streak over his last 10 starts dating to Aug. 26, makes his fifth start this season. He is 3-1 in seven career starts against Texas.

Rangers: Right-hander Adrian Sampson (0-1, 1.86 in two relief appearances) takes over Volquez’s spot in the rotation.

Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus connects on a three-run home run off of Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers, as catcher Josh Phegley and home plate umpire Jansen Visconti watch during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Texas Rangers’ Elvis Andrus connects on a three-run home run off of Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers, as catcher Josh Phegley and home plate umpire Jansen Visconti watch during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

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Texas Rangers' Asdrubal Cabrera is congratulated by third base coach Tony Beasley (37) as he rounds third on a solo home run off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Texas Rangers’ Asdrubal Cabrera is congratulated by third base coach Tony Beasley (37) as he rounds third on a solo home run off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus tags out Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien (10) on a stolen-base attempt during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus tags out Oakland Athletics’ Marcus Semien (10) on a stolen-base attempt during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Texas Rangers center fielder Delino DeShields (3) makes a leaping catch on a line drive by Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Texas Rangers center fielder Delino DeShields (3) makes a leaping catch on a line drive by Oakland Athletics’ Matt Chapman during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers works against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers works against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis (2) follows through on a solo home run off of Texas Rangers relief pitcher Chris Martin as catcher Isiah Kiner-Falefa watches during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
Oakland Athletics’ Khris Davis (2) follows through on a solo home run off of Texas Rangers relief pitcher Chris Martin as catcher Isiah Kiner-Falefa watches during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 12, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

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