ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Mike Trout had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run to back another win in Texas for Hector Santiago as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Rangers 10-2 in a series finale Wednesday.
Santiago (1-1) allowed one run and four hits over seven innings, improving to 4-0 with a 2.15 ERA in five career starts at Texas.
Los Angeles scored six runs in the second off Anthony Ranaudo (0-1), who made his Texas debut while starting in place of injured Derek Holland.
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Albert Pujols had a pair of RBI singles and David Freese added a two-run single for the Angels.
NATIONALS 10, RED SOX 5
BOSTON (AP) – Wilson Ramos hit a three-run double and Ian Desmond a solo homer during a six-run third inning, and Washington avoided a three-game sweep.
Tyler Moore had a two-run homer that backed Gio Gonzalez (1-1), who gave up five runs – four earned – and six hits in six innings. Nationals right-hander Rafael Martin pitched two scoreless innings in his major league debut, striking out his last five batters.
Boston starter Wade Miley (0-1) gave up seven runs, five hits and three walks over 2 1-3 innings in his Fenway Park debut.
Hanley Ramirez hit his fourth homer, a two-run drive.
MARLINS 6, BRAVES 2
ATLANTA (AP) – Dan Haren (1-0) gave up three hits in seven innings and Adeiny Hechavarria went 3 for 3 with a homer and three RBIs as Miami won consecutive games for the first time this season.
Atlanta’s Eric Stults (0-1) gave up four runs and five hits in five innings.
Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton batted without a protective mask on the left side of his batting helmet when facing left-handers. Stanton, who went 0 for 4, is still wearing the mask against right-handers.
INDIANS 4, WHITE SOX 2
CLEVELAND (AP) – Trevor Bauer (2-0) won consecutive starts for the first time in his three-plus seasons in the major leagues, helping Cleveland stop a four-game losing streak,
Making his 36th big league start, Bauer (2-0) gave up two runs, four hits and four walks in six innings with eight strikeouts. Cody Allen struck out Jose Abreu with two on and two outs in the ninth for his second save.
John Danks (0-2) gave up four runs – three earned – and six hits in 4 2-3 innings.