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Rangers Split Two-Game Series In Seattle, Head To Chicago

Rangers Split Two-Game Series In Seattle, Head To Chicago

The Texas Rangers (17-27) split a two-game series against the Seattle Mariners (24-18) at Safeco Field.

 

Third baseman Isiah Kiner-Falefa’s started the series opener with a sacrifice bunt resulted in a run because of a throwing error before catcher Robinson Chirinos hit a RBI single in the second inning. In the sixth, left fielder Joey Gallo hit a solo home run, his 13th, before second baseman Rougned Odor hit a RBI double, his third, and Chirinos hit a RBI single. Two innings later, first baseman Ronald Guzman hit a RBI single before Gallo hit a RBI ground out in the ninth. Texas lost 9-8.

 

Lefty Mike Minor pitched 3 1/3 innings, allowed six runs, walked two and struck out five. Five relievers followed Minor’s start.

 

The Rangers were held scoreless in the series finale before center fielder Delino DeShields hit a RBI double, his fifth. In the ninth, two runs scored as Guzman struck out before DeShields walked with the bases loaded. Finally, designated hitter Shin-Soo Choo hit a RBI single. Texas won 5-1.

 

Starter Bartolo Colon pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings, which included three strikeouts. Three relievers followed Colon’s quality start to seal the series split.

 

Texas will conclude its nine-game road trip with a four-game series at Guaranteed Rate Field against the Chicago White Sox (10-29).

 

These games can be heard on:

 

Thursday- 107.9 Tulsa at 6:30 p.m.

 

Friday- 107.9 Tulsa at 6:30 p.m.

 

Saturday- 107.9 Tulsa at 5:30 p.m.

 

Sunday- 107.9 Tulsa at 12:30 p.m.

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