LOS ANGELES (AP) — Top prospect Jo Adell drove in three runs while reaching base four times in his season debut, Phil Gosselin had three RBI singles and the Los Angeles Angels won 11-3 at Texas on Tuesday night to end the Rangers’ three-game winning streak.
Jack Mayfield homered for the Angels, who won for only the second time in six games.READ MORE: Man Shot By Huntington Police Saturday As Nearby U.S. Open Of Surfing Was Underway
Adell had a tiebreaking two-run double in the third inning that made it 3-1 and put the Angels ahead to stay, then added an RBI double in a four-run seventh. The 10th overall pick of the 2017 draft walked in his first at-bat and his third hit was another double in the ninth.
The 21-year-old outfielder, who made his big league debut and exceeded rookie status with 124 at-bats in 38 games last season, started in right field a day after his recall from Triple-A Salt Lake. Adell also had a stolen base.
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Mayfield’s fifth homer — from the No. 9 spot — was a two-run shot with two outs in the sixth for a 6-1 lead to chase Jordan Lyles. Mayfield was the batter right after José Iglesias got thrown out trying to score from first on Brandon Marsh’s double to deep straightaway center field.
Lyles (5-8) struck out six, walked three and gave up nine hits.
Andy Ibañez homered for the last-place Rangers, who missed a chance to match their season high with a fourth consecutive victory. His fourth homer came after Adolis García, their rookie All-Star center fielder, led off the sixth with a double.
García got his second outfield assist of the night when he grabbed the ball after Marsh’s double bounced off the wall, then threw a strike to second baseman Ibañez for the relay home to nab Iglesias.MORE NEWS: LA County Health Says Daily COVID-19 Infection Rates Showing Slight Decrease
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