The Los Angeles Angels (78-81) swept the Texas Rangers (66-92) in a three-game series at Angel Stadium.
First baseman Ronald Guzman hit a solo home run, his 16th, in the second inning of the series opener. In the sixth, third baseman Jurickson Profar hit a two-run home run, his 19th, before shortstop Elvis Andrus hit a pinch-hit RBI single in the ninth. Texas lost 5-4 in 11 innings.
Starter Adrian Sampson allowed four runs, two walks and struck out six in 5 1/3 innings. Then, the bullpen allowed a run, three walks and struck out two in 4 2/3 innings.
Left fielder Joey Gallo hit a solo home run, his 40th, in the third of game two, which one of Texas’ two extra-base hits. Texas lost 4-1.
Starter Yovani Gallardo allowed three walks and struck out two in 5 1/3 scoreless innings. Then, the bullpen allowed two runs, zero earned, in 2 2/3 innings.
Lefty Yohander Méndez allowed two runs, four walks and struck out three in 4 1/3 innings before the bullpen allowed one run, two walks and struck out five in 3 2/3 innings.
Texas will finish the 2018 regular season with a four-game series against the Seattle Mariners (86-72) at Safeco Field.
These games can be heard on:
Thursday- 107.9 Tulsa at 8:30 p.m. CT
Sunday- 107.9 Tulsa at 1:30 p.m. CT