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Rangers Will Host Rays in Wild-Card Tiebreaker on Monday; Winner to Play at Cleveland on Wed

Rangers Will Host Rays in Wild-Card Tiebreaker on Monday; Winner to Play at Cleveland on Wed

(AP) Rangers force AL wild-card tiebreaker, beat Angels
By STEPHEN HAWKINS
AP Sports Writer
ARLINGTON, Texas
The Texas Rangers forced a one-game tiebreaker for the second AL wild-card spot, winning their seventh in a row Sunday when Geovany Soto hit a tiebreaking RBI double and later homered to beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2.

The Rangers (91-71) added game No. 163 to the regular season, and will host Tampa Bay on Monday night. The winner plays two days later at wild card leader Cleveland in another win-or-be-done matchup.

About the same time Tampa Bay wrapped up its 7-6 win at Toronto to necessitate a victory by the Rangers to keep playing, Craig Gentry hit a two-run single in the fifth for a 2-1 lead.

Los Angeles quickly tied the game against major league strikeout leader Yu Darvish in the sixth, but the Rangers went ahead to stay in the bottom half on Soto’s two-out double.

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