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Rangers Sweep Through San Diego

Yu Darvish and the Rangers beat the Padres 4-2 to complete the series sweep.

By Michael O'Connor
|  Thursday, Jun 21, 2012  |  Updated 6:57 AM PDT
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Josh Hamilton's Rangers have won six straight.

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It was another series to forget for the Padres. In the three game set they managed to score only six runs. The 4-2 loss secured the series sweep for the Rangers, who have now won six straight .

The Padres got to Darvish (9-4) in the second inning. Padres starting pitcher Anthony Bass helped his own cause with a two out, 2-RBI single.

Bass allowed one run and three hits in five innings of work. He left the game with inflammation in his right shoulder and a 2-1 lead.

Trailing 2-1 the Rangers scored twice in the top of the sixth. Reliever Dale Thayer (0-2) took the loss.

At 24-46 the Padres have the worst record in the majors. Texas leads the big leagues with 43 wins. The Padres begin a three game series at PETCO on Friday against the Mariners.

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