Contact Us

Texas Rangers Squeeze by Minnesota 2-1, Boston Red Sox Pound the Houston Astros 7-2

After a red-eye flight from the Left Coast to Minnesota yesterday, the Texas Rangers took on the Minnesota Twins to start a four-game series.

The Ranger bats only drove in two runs from Elvis Andrus and Nelson Cruz, but Nick Tepesch threw 6 2/3 innings giving up just a single run for his second win of the season for 2-1 win over the Twins. Twins starter Vance Worley took the loss after giving up two runs and six hits in five innings.

The Rangers are 15-7 on the season and have won six of their last 7 games.

Jim Rogash, Getty Images

The Houston Astros, fresh off a series win over the Seattle Mariners took on the Boston Red Sox in a four-game series, but didn’t fare as well as the Rangers did.

David Ortiz homered to lead the Red Sox past the Astros 7-2 at Fenway Park. Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz pitched 7 2/3 innings giving up 2 runs on 6 hits with 10 strikeouts.

Houston’s Philip Humber was shelled giving up 7 runs on 10 hits making his record on the mound to 0-5.

Boston improves to 15-7 on the season while the Astros fall to 7-15. Game 2 of the series is tonight at 6:10.

Best of 1340 The Fan

Recommended for You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for SportsRadio 1340 The Fan quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Never Miss the Latest News from SportsRadio 1340 The Fan.