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at-bats without an extra-base hit and Yu Darvish worked
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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Prince Fielder had a pair of RBI doubles to end a drought of 39 at-bats without an extra-base hit and Yu Darvish worked into the seventh inning to earn his first victory in almost a month as the Texas Rangers trounced the Los Angeles Angels 14-3 on Sunday. J.P. Arencibia hit his first home run and Michael Choice added a three-run shot for Texas. Darvish (2-1) shrugged off first-inning homers by Erick Aybar and Albert Pujols to get his first victory since April 6 at Tampa Bay. He allowed three runs, seven hits and no walks in 6 1-3 innings, with nine strikeouts. His teammates scored three more runs than they totalled in his five previous starts combined. The right-hander is 7-1 with a 3.82 ERA in 11 career starts against the Angels and has won his last six decisions against them Angels starter Tyler Skaggs (2-1) lasted just 2 2-3 innings in the shortest of his 19 big league starts, giving up six runs. Pujols shrugged off an 0-2 pitch by Darvish that glanced off the front of his helmet in the fifth inning as he closed his eyes and turned his head to the right. He remained in the game after a trainer checked on him at first base. The Rangers built a 5-2 lead after two innings with Fielders identical run-scoring doubles -- both line drives over the head of first baseman C.J. Cron and just inside the foul line. Arencibia, who put left fielder Raul Ibanez against the bullpen fence on his bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the first, made it 6-2 in the third with his homer to left-centre. Choice, who had four RBIs, increased the margin to 9-2 in the fourth with his homer to left-centre against Kevin Jepsen. Alex Rios capped a five-run ninth with a two-out bases-loaded triple against Nick Maronde. All five runs were unearned after right fielder Collin Cowgill dropped Josh Wilsons flyball for a two-base error. Texas shortstop Elvis Andrus, who began Sunday in a 4 for 49 slump, was 1 for 3 with a sacrifice fly and a walk after manager Ron Washington dropped him to ninth in the order for the first time since April 17, 2010. Andrus had started in the 2-hole in each of the first 30 games this season. He batted as low as eighth in the lineup six times during the previous two years, and got a hit in each game. NOTES: Angels reliever Michael Kohn grazed Shin-Soo Choo with a pitch leading off the fifth. ... Pujols homer was his 10th this season and 502nd of his career, two shy of Eddie Murray for 25th all-time. ... Howie Kendrick flied out to right field all three times he faced Darvish, and is hitless in 19 career at-bats against him. ... Angels RF Josh Hamilton, who hasnt played since April 8 because of a torn ligament in his left thumb, will start taking batting practice at the end of the week at the teams Arizona training facility while the team begins a road trip in Toronto. ... The Rangers, who opened the season with three games against Philadelphia, resume their interleague schedule with four in a row against Colorado. The first two will be at Coors Field. ... Rangers LHP and former Angel Joe Saunders is scheduled to make a rehab start Tuesday for Triple-A Frisco. He hasnt pitched since his season debut on April 4 because of stress fracture in his left ankle. Baker Mayfield Browns Jersey . The Force had two men, including former Wallabies No. 8 Ben McCalman, in the sin-bin in the dying minutes of the match, but were able to resist a late Highlanders surge to post a four-try, bonus point win. Bernie Kosar Youth Jersey . -- Manchester United thrilled a record crowd with a brilliant opening goal -- and even Cristiano Ronaldos unexpected entrance proved futile for Real Madrid. http://www.brownsauthenticproshop.com/Yo...ns-Jersey/ .com) - Graeme McDowell opened up with a first- round, 5-under 67 on Thursday and he holds a 2-shot lead at the WGC - HSBC Champions. Britton Colquitt Browns Jersey . TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie tweeted on Monday that Hemsky will be going to market as an unrestricted free agent on July 1. Ozzie Newsome Jersey . Since coming to the big leagues in late May, La Stella is 6 for 7 with the bases loaded, driving in 13 runs in those at-bats.CARSON, Calif. - The Los Angeles Galaxy rallied for a 2-2 draw with Portland on Friday night after the Timbers gave up an own goal in the 86th minute. The Galaxys Marcelo Sarvas sent a ball into the 6-yard box that was deflected into the net by Portlands Rauwshan McKenzie. Los Angeles (5-3-6) scored in the 65th minute when Landon Donovan settled a ball outside the penalty area and tapped it to Marcelo Sarvas who sent a shot througgh traffic for a goal.dddddddddddd It was Donovans team-record 92nd assist for the Galaxy. For the 13th time this year, Portland (4-5-9) gave up the opening goal — the most in Major League Soccer. Two minutes later, the Timbers scored twice in a 3-minute span to take the lead. The first was a strike by Diego Valeri that was deflected into the net. The second came when Jorge Villafana knocked in failed clear. ' ' '
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