The Houston Astros, 100-53 overall, swept the Texas Rangers, 74-79, at Minute Maid Park. Texas lost the series opener 4-1. Right fielder Nomar Mazara hit a solo home run his 18th, and starter Lance Lynn earned his 11th loss after allowing four runs and striking out eight in seven innings.
Texas lost the series finale 3-2. First baseman Ronald Guzmán hit a solo home run, his 10th, and a throwing error allowed a run. Starter Kolby Allard earned his first loss after allowing two runs and striking out two.
Texas will finish a five-game road trip with a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics, 92-61, which can be heard on:
Friday- Franchise 107.9 FM Tulsa at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday- Franchise 107.7 FM AND 107.9 FM Tulsa at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday- Franchise 107.9 FM Tulsa at 2:30 p.m.