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Texas Rangers shut out Rockies 5-0

Prince Fielder homered as the Texas Rangers shut out the Colorado Rockies, 5-0, on Thursday.
By The Sports Network   |   May 8, 2014 at 11:23 PM
Prince Fielder homered as the Texas Rangers shut out the Colorado Rockies, 5-0, on Thursday.

Alex Rios went 2-for-2 with two walks, a double and a run scored, while Michael Choice and Leonys Martin also drove in runs for the Rangers, who snapped a three-game skid.

Matt Harrison (1-0) spun 5 1/3 innings of scoreless ball, allowing only three hits and four walks.

Nolan Arenado extended his hitting streak to a franchise-record 28 games with a single in the third. Brandon Barnes and Michael McKenry both doubled for the Rockies, who entered the game with wins in six of their last seven.

Franklin Morales (3-2) was belted for five runs -- four earned -- on six hits with three walks across six-plus innings in the loss.

[SportsNetwork.com]

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