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Rangers, Hamilton Smack Astros

RBI machine hits two of Texas' six home runs

(Newser) - Josh Hamilton went 5-for-5 with two long homers and five RBIs, and the Texas Rangers, with six home runs total, beat the Houston Astros 16-8 Friday night in a wild Lone Star Series opener. Ian Kinsler scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on a close play that led... More »

Rangers' Padilla Tosses Shutout Against Twins

Texas takes 2 of 3 from Minnesota; Bradley, Hamilton homer

(Newser) - Vicente Padilla threw a seven-hitter for his third career shutout, Milton Bradley had a three-run homer and the Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins 10-0 on Sunday. Padilla (3-2) struck out two, walked two and didn't allow a runner past second. Jason Botts and Josh Hamilton also homered, and Hamilton... More »

Santana Pitches Angels Past Rangers

LA breaks slump against Texas, which had won seven of eight

(Newser) - Ervin Santana rebounded from a three-run first to pitch seven strong innings, Mike Napoli homered and Los Angeles handed the Texas Rangers their fourth straight loss, 7-4 Monday night. Closer Francisco Rodriguez pitched a perfect ninth for his fourth save in five chances for the Angels, who had lost seven... More »

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