Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/12/13
While my life has been rolling along, so has the Rangers’ winning streak.  I was delighted to check scores during my busy weekend and see my boys swept their in-state rivals, the Astros.  Oh, and they picked up another outfielder too. Alex Rios joined the team Friday as they headed to Houston.  He got to watch the offense put on a little show, taking a 9-5 victory in the opener.  The youngest guys on the team — Leonys Martin and Jurickson Profar — collected two RBI each.  Adrian Beltre and Ian Kinsler had fun running the bases, each with two hits and three runs scored.  Kinsler drew two walks and Beltre drew one.  Matt Garza must have been pretty thankful for the offense, and I’m pretty sure he’d be OK never seeing Jose Altuve or L.J. Hoes again.  Without those two, the Astros might not have threatened at all. After a night of watching, Rios decided he wanted to be part of the fun on Saturday. He had two hits, including an 8th inning triple, and scored the winning run in a much clos...
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