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Boston Red Sox defeat Texas 5-1

Jackie Bradley finished with three hits and drove in a pair of runs, as Boston eclipsed Texas, 5-1, in the first of three between the clubs at Fenway Park.
Phillies score 14 runs in opening day against Rangers

Phillies score 14 runs in opening day against Rangers

Cody Asche scored four times and Jimmy Rollins slugged a grand slam as the Phillies had their most Opening Day runs since 1900 with a 14-10 victory.
Texas Rangers vault over Oakland

Texas Rangers vault over Oakland

Mitch Moreland stroked a two-run single during a five-run sixth inning that vaulted the Texas Rangers to a 6-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday.

MLB: Texas 7, Chicago Cubs 6

Michael Choice's two-out single in the bottom of the 10th lifted the Texas Rangers to a 7-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday.
Texas Rangers rout Chicago White Sox in spring training

Texas Rangers rout Chicago White Sox in spring training

J.P. Arencibia hit a grand slam and Brad Snyder clubbed a three-run shot to lead the Texas Rangers to a 14-8 rout of the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Tampa Bay 5, Texas 2

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- David Price notched a complete-game win Monday and Tampa Bay advanced to the playoffs with a 5-2 victory over Texas in a one-game, regular-season tiebreaker.

MLB: Texas 7, Los Angeles Angels 4

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Craig Gentry went 2-for-4 with an RBI and Texas capitalized on five Los Angeles Angels errors Saturday to post a 7-4 win, advancing its post-season hopes.

MLB: Texas 5, Los Angeles Angels 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Alex Rios drove in the tiebreaking run with a seventh-inning single Friday that boosted Texas to a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Texas 7, Houston 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A three-run double by Leonys Martin ignited a five-run fourth inning Wednesday that vaulted Texas to a 7-3 win over Houston.

MLB: Texas 12, Houston 0

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Alex Rios hit for the cycle, going 4-for-4 with four RBI, and the Texas Rangers helped their post-season chances with a 12-0 rout of Houston Monday.

MLB: Texas 8, Tampa Bay 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Three home runs in the third inning backed up a struggling start by Yu Darvish Thursday, sending Texas to an 8-2 victory over Tampa Bay.

MLB: Oakland 9, Texas 8

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer to ignite the Oakland offense Friday and the Athletics fought off a big comeback to down Texas 9-8.

MLB: Pittsburgh 5, Texas 4

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Andrew McCutchen drove in three runs Tuesday to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Texas Rangers 5-4 Tuesday.

MLB: Texas 4, Los Angeles Angels 3

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Alex Rios doubled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning Sunday, helping Texas avoid a sweep with a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 6, Texas 5

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Mark Trumbo highlighted a five-run uprising in the fourth with a three-run homer Friday, boosting the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-5 victory over Texas.
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Alexis Israel "Alex" Ríos (born February 18, 1981) is a Puerto Rican-American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder who plays for the Chicago White Sox. He bats and throws right-handed.

Ríos was drafted in the first round (19th overall) by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1999 MLB draft. A top prospect in the Blue Jays organization for several years, Ríos had considerable success in the organization's minor league system. In 2003 he hit .352 with 11 home runs and 82 RBIs en route to winning the Double-A Eastern League Most Valuable Player award. Ríos was promoted to Triple-A Syracuse for the start of the 2004 season and made the jump to the big leagues shortly thereafter.

He finished his rookie season with Toronto hitting .286 with one home run, 55 runs and 28 RBI in 111 games.

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