Astros Edge Rangers

George Springer

George Springer scored the go-ahead  run on a ninth inning balk as the Astros held on to edge the Rangers 8-7  in Arlington.  Springer and Yuli Gurriel hit solo homers for Houston  and Alex Bregman had a two-run triple.  Astros' starter Dallas Keuchel  gave up six runs on 13 hits over four-and-a-third frames with Will  Harris earning the win.  Hector Rondon locked down the save as the  'Stros finished off the four-game sweep.  Texas reliever Keone Kela took  the loss after the controversial balk call forced in the go-ahead run.   The Rangers battled back from a 6-0 deficit to tie the game before  falling short.  Carlos Perez and Shin-Soo Choo plated two runs apiece in  defeat.

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