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Rangers Vs. Blue Jays: Yu Darvish Shines Again In 4-1 Win

Yu Darvish gave up one earned run over seven innings to move to 4-0 on the season as Texas started off its road trip with a 4-1 win over the Blue Jays in Toronto on Monday night.

Darvish gave up just four hits and struck out nine batters.

Adrian Beltre went 3-for-5 with a run scored to lead the Rangers, who were coming off their first series loss of the season to the Tampa Bay Rays. Mitch Moreland and Craig Gentry hit back-to-back solo home runs in the seventh to turn a 2-1 lead into 4-1. Moreland went 1-for-3 while Gentry went 1-for-4.

Mike Adams pitched a perfect eighth inning and Joe Nathan pitched a perfect ninth to pick up the save.

The win moves the Rangers to 9-1 on the road this season.

Read more about the Rangers at Lone Star Ball. For more on the Toronto Blue Jays, head on over to Bluebird Banter. For more news and notes from around Major League Baseball head over to Baseball Nation.

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.