Gallo, Odor HR in 3rd straight for Texas in win over O's

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) A trifecta for Joey Gallo and Rougned Odor backed an efficient seven innings by Mike Minor as the Texas Rangers won a close game after a pair of lopsided wins.

Gallo and Odor both homered for the third straight game, this time in a 3-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night after the Rangers had scored a combined 28 runs to win each of the first two games in the series by at least eight runs.

''Both of them are swinging the bat very well, seeing the baseball very well,'' manager Jeff Banister said, adding that Odor has been patient at the plate and Gallo has been aggressive in the zone.

Gallo hit a scorching liner into the right field seats right after Adrian Beltre started the fourth by reaching on a throwing error by third baseman Renato Nunez. His 29th homer of the season put the Rangers up 2-0 against Baltimore starter Dylan Bundy (7-10).

''Getting some pitches to drive, and when he does, he drives them out of the ballpark,'' Banister said.

''Joey's been really good at the plate, too, been really focused,'' said Odor, who went deep in the eighth with a towering 445-foot solo shot beyond the Rangers bullpen in right-center for his 13th homer.

Minor (8-6) threw 63 of his 86 pitches for strikes over seven innings. A full-time reliever last season for Kansas City after missing two whole seasons because of left shoulder surgery, the lefty struck out six without a walk while allowing one run and four hits. He is 2-0 with a 2.50 ERA his last three starts.

''We've just kind of mixed it up, all four pitches, instead of two-pitch mix. I threw more curveballs, more changeups in and out, mixed it up pretty well,'' Minor said. ''I'm getting better with my pitches every week.''

Bundy struck out six and walked two in his six innings. He has allowed 27 homers this season, one more than Kansas City's Jakob Junis for the most in the majors.

''I'm not happy about it at all, but it was a little bit better,'' Bundy said. ''I only left one ball over the plate instead of three it seems like the past two outings.''

WITH THE SAVE

Jose Leclerc, the expected closer after Keone Kela was traded to Pittsburgh earlier this week, worked a perfect ninth for his first save in five chances.

SHORT HOPS

Orioles DH Mark Trumbo's RBI single in the seventh was his 1,000th career hit . He is the 31st active player with at least 1,000 hits and 200 homers (214). ... Texas SS Elvis Andrus extended the longest active hitting streak in the majors to 15 games with his double in the first. ... Texas has won seven of eight overall.

HONORING VLAD

Vladimir Guerrero, whose only season with the Rangers was for their first World Series in 2010, was honored in a pregame ceremony after his induction last weekend into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Guerrero threw the ceremonial first pitch to Ivan ''Pudge'' Rodriguez, the former Rangers catcher inducted into the Hall of Fame last year.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Orioles: OF Craig Gentry, out since late June with a left rib fracture, could start a rehab assignment early next week. Showalter said Gentry is ahead of INF Steve Wilkerson (oblique), who initially was also set to start rehab last week. ''I don't know if I'd call it a setback,'' Showalter said. ''We just don't want to push it and say well, here's the schedule. Let's see what the players' bodies are telling us.''

Rangers: CF Delino DeShields is on MLB's seven-day concussion disabled list. The Rangers announced the move Saturday, more than three weeks after DeShields banged the back of his head when trying to make a sliding catch in Boston. He had been scratched from Friday's lineup because of headaches.

UP NEXT

Right-hander Drew Hutchison will start the series finale for the Rangers a day after agreeing to a major league contract. The Rangers announced his signing in the eighth inning of Saturday night's game. It will be his first big league start since 2016 with Pittsburgh. He began this season in the Phillies bullpen but was designated for assignment May 31. He rejected an outright assignment, signed a minor league deal with the Dodgers and was with Triple-A Oklahoma City before requesting and being granted his release last Tuesday.

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  • W: M. Minor (8-6)L: D. Bundy (7-10)S: J. Leclerc (1)
  • HR: TEX - R. Odor (13), J. Gallo (29)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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J. Villar 2B40000001.266.317.376.6940.0
T. Beckham SS40100020.235.296.339.6361.0
A. Jones CF41100001.282.311.424.7352.0
D. Valencia RF40000001.266.318.415.7330.0
M. Trumbo DH30210010.255.312.434.7452.5
T. Mancini 1B30000002.229.297.383.6800.0
R. Nunez 3B30100010.240.284.387.6710.5
J. Rickard LF30000011.217.284.403.687-0.5
C. Joseph C30000021.223.261.360.621-1.0
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    J. Profar 3B40100000.252.337.444.7811.0
    R. Odor 2B31211110.274.354.474.8287.5
    E. Andrus SS40100002.281.335.419.7542.0
    A. Beltre DH41000021.285.339.389.7270.0
    J. Gallo RF41121020.194.307.479.7866.0
    I. Kiner-Falefa C20200100.270.333.386.7192.0
    R. Guzman 1B30000011.234.306.400.706-0.5
    W. Calhoun LF30100001.271.294.396.6901.0
    D. Robinson LF00000000.175.258.238.4960.0
    C. Tocci CF30000021.159.216.203.419-1.0
      BATTING
      • 2B - T. Beckham (11)
      • RBI - M. Trumbo (34)
      • 2-Out RBI - M. Trumbo (10)
      BATTING
      • 2B - E. Andrus (13)
      • HR - R. Odor (13), J. Gallo (29)
      • RBI - R. Odor (39), J. Gallo 2 (65)
      BASERUNNING
      • CS - I. Kiner-Falefa (5)
      FIELDING
      • DP - 2 (Villar-Mancini; Nunez-Mancini-Beckham)
      • E - R. Nunez (7)
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Odor-Andrus-Guzman)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      D. Bundy (L, 7-10)6.07212614.381.279.0
      P. Fry1.01110012.931.111.0
      M. Givens1.00000204.831.484.0
      PITCHERSIP
      D. Bundy (L, 7-10)6.0
      P. Fry1.0
      M. Givens1.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Minor (W, 8-6)7.04110604.531.1629.0
      C. Gearrin (H, 5)1.01000003.861.362.0
      J. Leclerc (S, 1)1.00000102.210.9810.5
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Minor (W, 8-6)7.0
      C. Gearrin (H, 5)1.0
      J. Leclerc (S, 1)1.0
      PITCHING
      • WP - D. Bundy (5)
      • Pitches-Strikes - D. Bundy 104-68, P. Fry 15-9, M. Givens 13-8
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Bundy 6-4, P. Fry 2-1
      • Batters Faced - D. Bundy 25, P. Fry 4, M. Givens 3
      PITCHING
      • WP - C. Gearrin
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Minor 86-63, C. Gearrin 13-8, J. Leclerc 11-8
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Minor 10-4, C. Gearrin 1-2
      • Batters Faced - M. Minor 24, C. Gearrin 4, J. Leclerc 3
      PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      J. Villar 2B40000001.266.317.376.6940.0
      T. Beckham SS40100020.235.296.339.6361.0
      A. Jones CF41100001.282.311.424.7352.0
      D. Valencia RF40000001.266.318.415.7330.0
      M. Trumbo DH30210010.255.312.434.7452.5
      T. Mancini 1B30000002.229.297.383.6800.0
      R. Nunez 3B30100010.240.284.387.6710.5
      J. Rickard LF30000011.217.284.403.687-0.5
      C. Joseph C30000021.223.261.360.621-1.0
      Total311510077-----
        HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
        J. Profar 3B40100000.252.337.444.7811.0
        R. Odor 2B31211110.274.354.474.8287.5
        E. Andrus SS40100002.281.335.419.7542.0
        A. Beltre DH41000021.285.339.389.7270.0
        J. Gallo RF41121020.194.307.479.7866.0
        I. Kiner-Falefa C20200100.270.333.386.7192.0
        R. Guzman 1B30000011.234.306.400.706-0.5
        W. Calhoun LF30100001.271.294.396.6901.0
        D. Robinson LF00000000.175.258.238.4960.0
        C. Tocci CF30000021.159.216.203.419-1.0
        Total303832286-----
          BATTING
          • 2B - T. Beckham (11)
          • RBI - M. Trumbo (34)
          • 2-Out RBI - M. Trumbo (10)
          BATTING
          • 2B - E. Andrus (13)
          • HR - R. Odor (13), J. Gallo (29)
          • RBI - R. Odor (39), J. Gallo 2 (65)
          BASERUNNING
          • CS - I. Kiner-Falefa (5)
          FIELDING
          • DP - 2 (Villar-Mancini; Nunez-Mancini-Beckham)
          • E - R. Nunez (7)
          FIELDING
          • DP - (Odor-Andrus-Guzman)
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          D. Bundy (L, 7-10)6.07212614.381.279.0
          P. Fry1.01110012.931.111.0
          M. Givens1.00000204.831.484.0
          Total8.0832282---
          PITCHERSIP
          D. Bundy (L, 7-10)6.0
          P. Fry1.0
          M. Givens1.0
          Total8.0
          PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
          M. Minor (W, 8-6)7.04110604.531.1629.0
          C. Gearrin (H, 5)1.01000003.861.362.0
          J. Leclerc (S, 1)1.00000102.210.9810.5
          Total9.0511070---
          PITCHERSIP
          M. Minor (W, 8-6)7.0
          C. Gearrin (H, 5)1.0
          J. Leclerc (S, 1)1.0
          Total9.0
          PITCHING
          • WP - D. Bundy (5)
          • Pitches-Strikes - D. Bundy 104-68, P. Fry 15-9, M. Givens 13-8
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Bundy 6-4, P. Fry 2-1
          • Batters Faced - D. Bundy 25, P. Fry 4, M. Givens 3
          PITCHING
          • WP - C. Gearrin
          • Pitches-Strikes - M. Minor 86-63, C. Gearrin 13-8, J. Leclerc 11-8
          • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Minor 10-4, C. Gearrin 1-2
          • Batters Faced - M. Minor 24, C. Gearrin 4, J. Leclerc 3
          • 8TH INNING
            Odor homered to center13
          • 7TH INNING
            Trumbo singled to center, Jones scored12
          • 4TH INNING
            Gallo homered to right, Beltre scored02
          • 9TH INNING
            • Jose Leclerc relieved Cory Gearrin
            • T. Beckham: Strike (foul tip), Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Beckham struck out looking
            • A. Jones: Strike looking, Jones fouled out to catcher
            • D. Valencia: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Valencia lined out to third
            • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 8TH INNING
            • Drew Robinson in left field
            • Cory Gearrin relieved Mike Minor
            • R. Nunez: Strike looking, Nunez singled to shallow center
            • J. Rickard: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Rickard popped out to first
            • C. Joseph: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Nunez to second on wild pitch, Joseph lined out to right
            • J. Villar: Villar grounded out to shortstop
            • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • P. Fry Pitching:
            • R. Odor: Ball, Foul, Odor homered to center
            • Mychal Givens relieved Paul Fry
            • E. Andrus: Strike looking, Ball, Andrus flied out to center
            • A. Beltre: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Beltre struck out swinging
            • J. Gallo: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Gallo struck out looking
            • End of the 8th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 7TH INNING
            • M. Minor Pitching:
            • T. Beckham: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike looking, Beckham struck out looking
            • A. Jones: Ball, Jones reached on an infield single to second
            • D. Valencia: Strike looking, Valencia grounded out to second, Jones to second
            • M. Trumbo: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Trumbo singled to center, Jones scored
            • T. Mancini: Strike looking, Strike (foul tip), Ball, Mancini grounded out to second
            • Middle of the 7th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • Paul Fry relieved Dylan Bundy
            • W. Calhoun: Ball, Calhoun flied out to deep center
            • C. Tocci: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Tocci grounded out to second
            • J. Profar: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Profar grounded out to shortstop
            • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 6TH INNING
            • M. Minor Pitching:
            • J. Rickard: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Rickard struck out swinging
            • C. Joseph: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Joseph struck out swinging
            • J. Villar: Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Villar grounded out to first
            • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • D. Bundy Pitching:
            • A. Beltre: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Beltre lined out to right
            • J. Gallo: Ball, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Gallo struck out looking
            • I. Kiner-Falefa: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Kiner-Falefa walked
            • R. Guzman: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Guzman struck out swinging
            • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 5TH INNING
            • M. Minor Pitching:
            • M. Trumbo: Foul, Trumbo singled to shallow right center
            • T. Mancini: Mancini grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Trumbo out at second
            • R. Nunez: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Nunez struck out looking
            • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • D. Bundy Pitching:
            • J. Profar: Profar grounded out to third
            • R. Odor: Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Odor singled to shallow center
            • E. Andrus: Ball, Andrus grounded into double play third to first to shortstop, Odor out at third
            • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
          • 4TH INNING
            • M. Minor Pitching:
            • T. Beckham: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Beckham popped out to second
            • A. Jones: Foul, Ball, Foul, Jones flied out to deep center
            • D. Valencia: Strike swinging, Valencia grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • D. Bundy Pitching:
            • A. Beltre: Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Beltre safe at first on 3rd baseman Nunez throwing error, Beltre to second
            • J. Gallo: Foul, Ball, Foul, Gallo homered to right, Beltre scored
            • I. Kiner-Falefa: Ball, Strike looking, Kiner-Falefa singled to left center
            • R. Guzman: Foul, Ball, Kiner-Falefa caught stealing, catcher to shortstop, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Guzman lined out to second
            • W. Calhoun: Calhoun singled to right
            • C. Tocci: Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Tocci struck out swinging
            • End of the 4th (2 Runs, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
          • 3RD INNING
            • M. Minor Pitching:
            • J. Rickard: Strike looking, Rickard flied out to left
            • C. Joseph: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Joseph struck out swinging
            • J. Villar: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Villar grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • D. Bundy Pitching:
            • C. Tocci: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Tocci struck out looking
            • J. Profar: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Profar singled to shallow center
            • R. Odor: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Odor walked, Profar to second
            • E. Andrus: Andrus grounded into double play second to first, Odor out at second
            • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 2ND INNING
            • M. Minor Pitching:
            • M. Trumbo: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul tip, Trumbo struck out on foul tip
            • T. Mancini: Strike looking, Mancini grounded out to pitcher
            • R. Nunez: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike (foul tip), Foul, Ball, Nunez grounded out to pitcher
            • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
            • D. Bundy Pitching:
            • J. Gallo: Strike looking, Gallo popped out to third
            • I. Kiner-Falefa: Ball, Foul, Kiner-Falefa singled to shallow center
            • R. Guzman: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Guzman grounded out to shortstop, Kiner-Falefa to second
            • W. Calhoun: Ball, Foul, Foul, Calhoun popped out to second
            • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
          • 1ST INNING
            • M. Minor Pitching:
            • J. Villar: Foul, Ball, Ball, Villar flied out to deep center
            • T. Beckham: Ball, Beckham doubled to left
            • A. Jones: Strike looking, Jones grounded out to second, Beckham to third
            • D. Valencia: Ball, Strike looking, Valencia grounded out to third
            • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
            • D. Bundy Pitching:
            • J. Profar: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Profar grounded out to catcher
            • R. Odor: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Odor struck out swinging
            • E. Andrus: Ball, Ball, Foul, Andrus doubled to shallow left
            • A. Beltre: Ball, Andrus to third on wild pitch, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Beltre struck out swinging
            • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)