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Rangers Snap 7-Game Losing Streak With 6-5 Win Over Twins

Minnesota wastes a grand slam by Morneau

(Newser) - David Murphy hit a 10th-inning RBI single and Texas beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Friday night, snapping the Rangers' seven-game losing streak. Hank Blalock hit a one-out double against pitcher Juan Rincon (2-1). With two outs and the outfield pulled in, Murphy hit a fly ball to the warning... More »

Ortiz Hits Grand Slam as Red Sox Crush Texas

Pedroia adds his first homer of the year in Boston laugher

(Newser) - Slumping David Ortiz, who entered the game hitting just .111, blasted a grand slam, Daisuke Matsuzaka stayed unbeaten and the Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 11-3 on Friday. Dustin Pedroia hit his first homer, a two-run shot that capped Boston's five-run fourth inning. The Red Sox won for... 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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