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Wilson Saves 2, Kinsler Provides Game-Winner as Texas Completes Sweep of O's

By Stephen Hawkins
AP Sports Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Ian Kinsler hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 Thursday night to complete a doubleheader sweep.

Baltimore (6-3) began the day with the American League's best record and a six-game winning streak, already matching its longest of last season.

Kinsler's hit was a hard shot that shortstop Luis Hernandez couldn't backhand, and the third consecutive one-out single against Chad Bradford (0-1). That scored Ben Broussard, who had moved up to third on Adam Melhuse's hit.

Jamey Wright (1-0) worked 2 1-3 innings in relief of starter Kason Gabbard, and C.J. Wilson worked another perfect ninth for his second save of the day and third of the season.

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