Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 8/27/12
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Adrian Beltre was 3 for 3 with a home run and four RBIs, including the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth inning, to lead the Texas Rangers to a 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. Elvis Andrus scored on Beltre's single to give the AL West leaders a series-opening win. Nelson Cruz also homered and Mike Olt added an RBI for Texas. Derek Holland (9-6) got the win, giving up five runs -- three earned -- on six hits in six innings. He struck out five and walked one. Joe Nathan earned his 23rd consecutive save opportunity and 26th this season. Tampa Bay ace David Price (16-5) snapped a stretch of 12 consecutive quality starts in which he had pitched at least seven innings, giving up six runs on 10 hits in four innings.
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