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MLB: Toronto 7, Texas 2

June 16, 2013 at 6:40 PM   |   Comments

ARLINGTON, Texas, June 16 (UPI) -- Chien-Ming Wang fired seven scoreless innings and Adam Lind lofted a three-run homer Sunday, lifting Toronto to a series-sweeping 7-2 win over Texas.

Wang (1-0) earned his first win as a Blue Jay in his second start after being signed to contract this month. The veteran right-hander worked around seven hits and two walks while striking out five

Neil Wagner recorded the final out of the game for his first save after the Rangers had scored twice in the ninth against Juan Perez.

Lind (3-for-5) connected in the seventh as Toronto posted a fifth straight win for the first time since 2011.

J.P. Arencibia added a two-run homer, and Colby Rasmus also went deep for the Blue Jays.

Toronto squeezed four runs out of Texas starter Derek Holland (5-4) on 10 hits through six innings as the reeling Rangers, dropped a sixth straight overall.

Elvis Andrus provided the only RBI for Texas.

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