MLB: Texas 5, Chicago White Sox 0

April 8, 2012 at 11:28 PM
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ARLINGTON, Texas, April 8 (UPI) -- Matt Harrison and three relievers combined on a six-hit shutout Sunday and the Texas Rangers blanked the Chicago White Sox 5-0.

Harrison (1-0) scattered four hits over six innings for the Rangers, allowing two walks and striking out three.

Mark Lowe, Robbie Ross and Koji Uehara each contributed an inning of scoreless relief as Texas took the rubber match of a season-opening three-game series.

Adrian Beltre knocked a two-run homer, while David Murphy and Josh Hamilton added solo blasts for the defending American League champs.

Gavin Floyd (0-1) absorbed the loss, yielding five runs (four earned) on five hits over 5 2/3 innings.

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