Miles Mikolas allowed only three hits in eight scoreless innings, and the Rangers opened a three-game set against the Mariners with a 2-0 victory on Monday night.
Texas, who has lost 23 of 30 away from home, opens a 10-game road trip as Miles Mikolas faces Seattle for the first time in his career.
Miles Mikolas allowed 10 runs pitching into the seventh before late-arriving Alex Claudio made his major league debut and catcher J.P. Arencibia threw a scoreless ninth in the Rangers’ 10-1 loss.
Trailing by one with none on and two outs in the sixth, Texas got run-scoring singles from Geovany Soto, Rougned Odor and Shin-Soo Choo to go ahead in only its third win in 17 July games.
The Baltimore Orioles continued their drubbing of the Texas Rangers in a 6-4 win Wednesday night in Baltimore.