ARLINGTON (AP) – Prince Fielder homered for the first time since briefly getting benched, Jurickson Profar got two more hits and the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 5-3 Thursday.READ MORE: Day 2 Of The State Fair Of Texas Brings Visitors Fun, Football & Fried Food
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa appeared to injure his left ankle when he stumbled over the first base bag running out a grounder in the fifth inning. He exited the game.READ MORE: No Injuries Reported After Propane Tank Explosion At Texas Motor Speedway
The Rangers clinched a franchise-record 10th straight home series victory. They took the finale of a four-game set a day after the Astros snapped a 12-game losing streak in Arlington with their first win of the season against their instate rivals.
Martin Perez (5-4) won his fourth straight start as AL West-leading Texas finished 6-1 on a homestand against its top two challengers in the division. It started with a sweep of Seattle in a series that began with the teams tied for first.MORE NEWS: Officials: 2 Missing Texas Kids Found Alive After Being Kidnapped By Registered Sex Offender
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