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Rangers Split Series Against Seattle, Travel to L.A.

Rangers Split Series Against Seattle, Travel to L.A.

The Texas Rangers (24-35) split a four-game series against the Seattle Mariners (34-22) at Safeco Field.

 

The series started for Texas with second baseman Rougned Odor scoring on a passed ball in the third inning of the series opener. Texas lost 2-1.

 

Starter Doug Fister allowed two runs, walked one and struck out two in six innings before reliever Jose Leclerc pitched two scoreless innings with a walk.

 

Designated hitter Shin Soo-Choo hit a solo home run, his ninth, in the first of game two before first baseman Ronald Guzman hit a RBI single in the second. In the sixth, two runs scored on a wild pitch and passed ball before Guzman hit a RBI single. In the ninth, Odor hit a three-run double, his seventh, before Guzman hit a RBI double, his sixth. Texas won 9-5.

 

Starter Austin Bibens-Dirkx allowed four runs and struck out five in 4 2/3 innings before five relievers combined for one run allowed and four strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings.

 

Shortstop Jurickson Profar hit a RBI triple, his fourth, before left fielder Joey Gallo hit a RBI single, in the fourth of game three. In the sixth, catcher Robinson Chirinos hit a RBI single. Finally, right fielder Nomar Mazara hit a two-run single before Chirinos hit a two-run double, his seventh, in the seventh. Texas won 7-6.

 

Lefty Matt Moore allowed five runs, four earned, two walks and struck out six in 5 1/3 innings. Then, four relievers combined for one run allowed and struck out five, which included closer Keone Kela’s 12th save.

 

Mazara hit a solo home run, his 13th, in the fourth of the series finale, which represented the Ranger’s lone run. Texas lost 6-1.

 

Lefty Mike Minor allowed five runs, four earned, two walks and struck out two in 5 innings before two relievers combined for one run allowed, one walk and struck out one in three innings.

 

Texas will face the Los Angeles Angels (30-27) in a three-game series at Angel Stadium to finish its seven-game road trip.

 

This series can be heard on:

 

Friday- 107.9 Tulsa at 8:30 p.m.

 

Saturday- 107.9 Tulsa at 7:45 p.m.

 

Sunday- 107.9 Tulsa at 2:30 p.m.

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