A.J. Alexy helped the Rangers avoid their 100th loss as they beat the Angels 5-2 in Arlington. The right-hander allowed two runs over five frames to earn his third win of the year. Andy Ibanez had three hits and two RBI to lead Texas, which has won two straight. Adolis Garcia batted in two runs, while Joe Barlow locked down his 10th save. Max Stassi hit a two-run homer for Los Angeles, which has lost three of its last four. Packy Naughton was charged his fourth loss, surrendering four runs over two innings.