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Chirinos' Career-High 5 RBIs Lead Rangers Over Angels 8-2



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    Robinson Chirinos #61 of the Texas Rangers celebrates with Mitch Moreland #18 of the Texas Rangers after scoring on an RBI double hits a by Rougned Odor #12 of the Texas Rangers against the Los Angeles Angels in the bottom of the second inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 14, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

    Robinson Chirinos had a career-high five RBIs with a home run and double, backing Nick Martinez and leading the Texas Rangers over the Los Angeles Angels 8-2 Tuesday night.

    Chirinos hit a two-run double in the second that fell between centerfielder Mike Trout and leftfielder Matt Joyce as they crossed paths just short of the warning track. Chirinos then made it 4-0 when he scored on a double by Rougned Odor on a sinking liner to center that was nearly caught by the diving Trout.

    Elvis Andrus homered off Jose Alvarez in the sixth and Chirinos hit a three-run drive for an 8-0 lead.

    Andrus had not homered in 481 at-bats since connecting last May 21 against Seattle's Chris Young, the longest active homerless streak in the majors.

    Martinez (2-0) allowed one run -- unearned -- and five hits in seven innings. He has a career 1.50 ERA in April over 30 innings.

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