Impact player

Nick Tepesch, Rangers

The 6-4, 225-pound righthander gave up only three hits in 7⅓ innings. He struck out five and walked two as he evened his record to 3-3 this season. He pitched on seven days of rest.



8 Losing streak that Texas ended.

9 Losses in the past 13 games for the Twins.

4 Losses in a row for Twins.

3 Hits by Rangers leadoff hitter Shin-Soo Choo. He was 3-for-4, scored a run and had an RBI.

9 Home runs for Rangers DH Adrian Beltre after his two-run shot off Kevin Correia in the first inning.

90 Game-time temperature at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

LaVelle E. Neal III