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AL GAME OF THE DAY

Rangers complete sweep of the Rays

Texas defeats Tampa Bay, 5-2, to remain tied with the Angels atop the AL West.

July 06, 2009|Associated Press

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Scott Feldman gave up three hits in six innings, David Murphy had three hits and drove in a run, and the Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays with a 5-2 victory Sunday night.

Feldman (7-2) gave up two runs, struck out two and walked four to help the Rangers win their fifth straight game and finish a 6-3 homestand.

Frank Francisco got three outs for his 14th save in 16 chances.

The Rangers remain tied with the Angels atop the American League West. Tampa Bay lost its fourth game in a row.

Matt Garza (6-6) gave up five runs and seven hits in five innings. He had given up two runs over 15 innings in consecutive wins.

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