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Rangers Swept In Boston, Set For Last Series Before All-Star Break

Rangers Swept In Boston, Set For Last Series Before All-Star Break

The Boston Red Sox (66-29) swept the Texas Rangers (40-54) in a three-game series at Fenway Park.

Texas was held scoreless in the series opener, despite catcher Robinson Chirinos hitting his first triple of the season. Texas lost 5-0.

Lefty Mike Minor allowed two runs and struck out four in 5 1/3 innings before the bullpen combined for three runs allowed and two strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings.

Second baseman Rougned Odor started game two for the Rangers with a solo home run, his sixth, in the second inning. Then, a run scored as catcher Isiah Kiner-Falefa hit into a double play in the fourth before left fielder Joey Gallo hit a two-run double, his 16th, in the sixth. Texas lost 8-4.

Starter Yovani Gallardo allowed six runs, two walks and struck out two in five innings before two relievers combined for two runs allowed, three walks and a struck out one in three innings.

Right fielder Nomar Mazara hit a RBI single before Chirinos earned a RBI walk in the eighth. Texas lost 4-2.

Starter Bartolo Colon allowed four runs, three earned, two walks and struck out three in six innings. Then, the bullpen combined for two scoreless innings with three strikeouts.

The Rangers will finish its final road trip before he All-Star break with a three-game series at Camden Yards against the Baltimore Orioles (26-68).

These games can be heard on:

Friday- Franchise 2 1560 AM and 107.9 (Tulsa) at 6 p.m.

Saturday- Franchise 107.7 and 107.9 (Tulsa) at 5:30 p.m.

Sunday- Franchise 107.7 and 107.9 (Tulsa) at 11:30 a.m.

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