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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, is greeted by third base coach Brian Butterfield as he runs the bases on a solo home run during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Texas Rangers on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Pujols 2 HRs, passes Mays for 5th place, Angels beat Rangers

Sep. 19, 2020 1:35 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols needed nearly five weeks to tie Willie Mays for fifth place on the career home run list. It took only five days for the Los Angeles Angels slugger to pass him. Pujols hit No. 661 in the fifth inning on Friday night against the Texas Rangers to break the tie with Mays,...

Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson (28) celebrates with Tommy La Stella, second from left rear, Ramon Laureano and Marcus Semien, right rear, as Mark Canha (20) looks watches after Olson hit a grand slam off Texas Rangers' Luis Garcia during the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Olson cleanup slam in 1st sends A's to 10-6 win over Rangers

Sep. 12, 2020 12:42 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Olson delivered in a situation made for a cleanup hitter, at the same place where the Oakland slugger spent his only game this season in the bottom half of the lineup. Olson connected for a grand slam off Luís Garcia after the Texas opener walked the bases loaded to start...

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager, right, is congratulated by teammate Kyle Lewis after hitting a two-run home run off of Texas Rangers starting pitcher Kolby Allard that also scored Lewis during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Mariners win 6th straight, sweep Rangers with 8-4 victory

Sep. 7, 2020 8:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Dylan Moore hit a solo home run and added a three-run double, Kyle Seager hit a two-run home run and the surging Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 on Monday for their first six-game winning streak since July 2019. Seattle completed a four-game sweep of the Rangers, who have lost...

Texas Rangers Derek Dietrich connects for a double as Seattle Mariners catcher Austin Nola looks on in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dietrich debuts as Rangers rally in 8th for 7-4 win over M's

Aug. 13, 2020 1:40 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Dietrich talked a few hours before his Texas Rangers debut about just wanting to make some kind of impact for his new team. The veteran infielder certainly did in a big comeback against the Seattle Mariners. Dietrich reached base all four times, had a big stolen base and...

Texas Rangers' Nick Solak follows thru on a two-run single in the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Solak gets 3 singles, 3 RBIs as Rangers beat Mariners 4-2

Aug. 12, 2020 12:51 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nick Solak singled three times and drove in three runs, leading the Texas Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Solak had a two-run single in the first and an RBI hit in third, when Willie Calhoun added another run-scoring single. Calhoun's hit scored...

Los Angeles Angels right fielder Jo Adell puts his hands on his head after a fly ball by Texas Rangers' Nick Solak popped out of his glove and over the right field wall for a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

4-base error on ball over fence helps Rangers top Angels 7-3

Aug. 9, 2020 8:20 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Los Angeles Angels right fielder Jo Adell went back on a deep fly ball in the fifth inning Sunday. Looked like a fairly routine play — until it turned into anything but that. Adell was charged with a rare four-base error when the ball popped out of the rookie’s glove...

Texas Rangers pitcher Jose Leclerc throws a pitch in an intrasquad game during baseball practice at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas, Monday, July 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Rangers' Leclerc joins sidelined Kluber with shoulder injury

Jul. 30, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers will be without closer Jose Leclerc for most of the pandemic-shortened season with a shoulder injury similar to the one that sidelined starter Corey Kluber earlier this week. Leclerc's muscle tear in his right shoulder is not as severe as Kluber's, but he will have...