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Beltre hits 2 HRs to lead Rangers over Orioles 8-4

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Adrian Beltre went 4 for 4 with two homers and a season-high five RBIs to help the surging Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 Tuesday night.

Beltre hit a solo shot in the second inning and a three-run drive in the fifth, both off Zach Britton (2-3). Beltre has six home runs in his last six games and is batting .488 (21 for 43) during an 11-game hitting streak that began on June 28.

Beltre also singled in the fourth, received an intentional walk in the seventh and delivered an RBI single in the ninth. The two homers gave him 20 for the season.

Martin Perez (3-1) allowed four runs, two earned, and six hits in six-plus innings for the Rangers.


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