The Texas Rangers, 76-83 overall, lost a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox, 83-76, at Globe Life Park. Texas lost the series opener 12-10. Second baseman Rougned Odor hit a two-run home run, his 28th, as part of a three-RBI game and right fielder Scott Heineman hit a two-run and a one-run single. Pitcher Ariel Jurado earned his 11th loss after allowing four runs, three earned, and striking out one in three innings.
Texas lost game two 10-3. Odor hit a two-run double, his 29th, and first baseman Ronald Guzmán hit a RBI single. Starter Kolby Allard earned his second loss after allowing five runs and striking out one in three innings.
Texas won the series finale 7-5. Center fielder Danny Santana hit a grand slam, his 27th home run. Starter Mike Minor earned his 14th win after allowing five runs and striking out nine, including his 200th of the season, in 8 2/3 innings and closer Jose Leclerc earned his 14th save after finishing the ninth inning with a strikeout.
Texas will finish its season with a three-game series against the New York Yankees, 102-57, at Globe Life Park, the last series for this ballpark, which can be heard on:
Saturday- Franchise 107.9 FM on 6:30 p.m.
Sunday- Franchise 107.9 FM on 1:30 p.m.