Texas Rangers vs Seattle Mariners in Seattle
Texas Rangers' David Murphy rounds third base after hitting a solo home run to right field off Seattle Mariners Erik Bedard on opening day in the first inning at Safeco Field in Seattle March 31, 2008. The Mariners open a three-game homestand by beating the Rangers 5-2. (UPI Photo/Jim Bryant)
Home runs by Jeff Baker and Lance Berkman staked Texas to an early lead Friday and the Rangers went on to down Seattle 9-5.
Ross Wolf, in his major league debut, and three relievers combined for a four-hitter Wednesday in the Texas Rangers' 3-1 win over the Oakland Athletics.
David Murphy launched a go-ahead, three-run shot in the sixth inning Sunday and Texas overcame three Miguel Cabrera homers to outlast Detroit 11-8.
Adrian Beltre went 4-for-5 with a three-run homer and four RBI Sunday, powering the Texas Rangers to a 12-7 win and a three-game sweep of Houston.
Jeff Baker hit one of three Texas home runs Friday and gave the Rangers the lead in the seventh inning of their 4-2 victory over Houston.
Derek Lowe took over from injured starter Nick Tepesch and hurled four scoreless innings Saturday, helping boost the Texas Rangers to a 5-0 win over Seattle.
A.J. Pierzynski and Craig Gentry both had two RBI in a six-run fifth inning Friday that propelled Texas to a 7-0 blanking of Seattle.
David Murphy and Nelson Cruz drove in fifth-inning runs to snap a tie Thursday and Texas held on to edge Seattle 4-3.
Ian Kinsler went 3-for-3 with a three-run homer and four RBI Sunday, powering the Texas Rangers' 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
Rick Ankiel cracked a three-run homer Sunday and the Houston Astros celebrated their American League debut with an 8-2 victory over Texas.
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