Orioles complete 3-game sweep of Rangers with 2-1 win

Rangers 2-0 win Mariners


BALTIMORE (AP) — Spenser Watkins pitched more than six innings for the first time in his career, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 for their first three-game sweep of the season.

Watkins allowed one run and four hits with three strikeouts over 6 2/3 innings in his first career start against Texas, which fell to 4-17 in one-run games.

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Jorge López worked the ninth and struck out Brad Miller to end the game, earning his 14th save after blowing his last two opportunities. The Rangers ended a major league-best streak of 11 games with a homer, one shy of the franchise record.