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Angels fall to Rangers, 8-2, thanks to Robinson Chirinos' five RBIs
Angels fall to Rangers, 8-2, thanks to Robinson Chirinos' five RBIs

AT THE PLATE: The Angels threatened in the first two innings, but Rangers starter Nick Martinez got Matt Joyce to line out to shortstop and David Freese to ground out to first with two on to end the first, and Erick Aybar to ground into an inning-ending double play with the bases loaded to end the second. Texas catcher Robinson Chirinos had a career-high five runs batted in, highlighting a three-run second with a two-run double and a four-run sixth with a three-run homer. Elvis Andrus had gone 481 at-bats without a homer before his solo shot to left in the sixth, the longest active streak in the major leagues. ON THE MOUND: Angels left-hander Jose Alvarez replaced struggling starter Drew...

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