Mitch Moreland hit two of the Rangers' four home runs off Bud Norris, and Texas got another winning effort on the road from left-hander Wandy Rodriguez in an 8-1 victory over the Baltimore Oriole
Rangers power past Orioles 8-1
Texas hit 4 HRs, including two from Mitch Moreland, and Wandy Rodriguez struck out 7 over 5 innings to cool off the hot Orioles. Box score
Rangers widen lead on Orioles
Texas has already hit 4 HRs, and then Joey Gallo hit a bases-clearing triple (his first career 3-bagger) in the 7th to extend the lead to 8-1. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
Rangers' HR parade continues
Shin-Soo Choo homered to right off Orioles starter Bud Norris in the 5th, the Rangers' 4th HR of the game. Texas has also homered in each of the last 4 innings, and leads Baltimore 5-0. Live on WatchESPN
Moreland's 2nd HR extends Texas' lead
Mitch Moreland homered to right center off Orioles starter Bud Norris, his second of tonight's game, to put the Rangers up 4-0 in the 4th. Catcher Carlos Corporan also has a solo HR off Norris. Live on WatchESPN
Rangers run themselves out of 1st inning
Texas had two baserunners in the first against the Orioles, but both were wiped out on the bases, as Rougned Odor was picked off first, and Shin-Soo Choo was caught stealing. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
Jones back in lineup for O's tonight
Adam Jones has played just once since June 20, but he's hitting third tonight as Baltimore hosts the Rangers. The O's haven't really missed a beat without him, as they've won seven of their last eight games. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
MLB: Manny Machado (.419 BA last 10 games) and the Orioles (18-5 since June 4) host Rangers at 7 pm ET on ESPN/WatchESPN
Rangers (7 losses in last 8 games) seek to regroup when they visit the surging Orioles at 7 pm ET on ESPN/WatchESPN
Orioles seek 5th straight win and 8th in last 9 games when they host Rangers at 7 pm ET on ESPN/WatchESPN
Hamilton expects to return Tuesday
Rangers OF Josh Hamilton has been on the disabled list since June 4 with a hamstring injury. He has played just 7 games this season.
Josh Hamilton says he is "good to go" and expects to be activated from the disabled list by the Texas Rangers on Tuesday.
Power Rankings: Rangers plummet to no. 17
The Rangers have lost eight of their past ten games, including a streak of six straight. OF Josh Hamilton, returning Monday from a hamstring injury that put him on the DL for nearly a month, will give the Rangers' offense a boost. The dearth of production from outfield trio Joey Gallo, Leonys Martin, and Shin-Soo Choo has been a key factor in the Rangers' tumble back to .500. Power Rankings
A couple of matchups appear to favor the Rangers: Prince Fielder against a right-hander, and Wandy Rodriguez's soft stuff against Chris Davis.
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If the Texas Rangers are to make a playoff push, they'll need Josh Hamilton's consistent bat as he returns from a injury rehab stint.
On Base Percentage.31617th
Earned Run Average4.0419th
Rangers @ Orioles
Oriole Park at Camden Yards - Tue 6/30