The Rangers continued their hot streak as they defeated the Minnesota Twins 9-3 behind Ian Kinsler and Mitch Moreland, who combined for two home runs and seven RBIs. The Rangers scored all nine runs in the first three innings and knocked around Brian Duensing who lasted just 2.1 innings while allowing 10 hits, all nine runs and gave up a pair of home runs.
The Rangers had a solid performance by Ryan Dempster who improved his record to 3-1 since joining the Rangers and is 8-6 overall on the season. Dempster tossed six innings, allowed eight hits, two runs and struck out seven batters. The Rangers used a trio of relief pitchers who allowed only one run and three hits over the final three innings to perserve the win Saturday night.
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