Posted May 10, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Jeff Baker hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh, and Texas relievers threw 3 1-3 hitless innings to lead the Rangers to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Baker greeted Wesley Wright (0-1) with a leadoff home run to right field to give the Rangers their first lead of the night at 3-2. Robbie Ross (1-0) pitched 1 1-3 perfect innings before Tanner Scheppers pitched the eighth and Joe Nathan the ninth for his 10th save of the season. Nelson Cruz and David Murphy also hit home runs for the Rangers. Murphy's shot leading off the ninth inning against Travis Blackley extended the Rangers' lead. Cruz tied the score at 2-2 with a monstrous solo home run to left field in the sixth off Houston starter Dallas Keuchel. The 416-foot shot bounced off the glass facade above the railroad tracks for Cruz's eighth homer of the season. Trevor Crowe put the Astros in front 1-0 in the second with a solo home run to left field off Alexi Ogando. Elvis Andrus tied it at 1-1 in the...
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