HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Blanks had three hits, including a homer, and Carlos Peguero added a two-run shot to back up a solid start by Wandy Rodriguez as the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 7-1 on Tuesday night to win consecutive games for the first time this season.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Rangers got a much-needed win in a close game and cooled off the hottest team in baseball.
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
The Kansas City Royals have rubbed some American League teams the wrong way this season. When they face the Detroit Tigers, however, the atmosphere is one of respect.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Light-hitting Jedd Gyorko drove a two-run homer an estimated 438 feet and Justin Upton and Derek Norris also hit two-run shots for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Colorado Rockies 8-6 Sunday for a three-game sweep.