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After months of waiting, Texas Rangers fans got their first sight of Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish in a victory over the Seattle Mariners. Darvish pitched nearly six innings and gave up five runs in... [[ Read More ]]
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Mike Napoli hit a two-run homer and drove in four runs, Derek Holland pitched seven solid innings and the red-hot Texas Rangers completed a two-game sweep with a 6-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night. Josh Hamilton had three singles and drove in a run for the Rangers, who won their sixth straight. It was Napoli's fourth home run in three games to go along with...

Rangers hit six homers in blowout win

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Rangers complete two-game sweep of BoSox

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Rangers put on a power show in Fenway

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