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Holland returns as homer-happy Rangers beat Mariners 7-2

The Texas Rangers' chances of contending for a postseason berth will improve if Derek Holland delivers more pitching performances like Wednesday's. Holland won in his return from a four-month stint on the disabled list, and Texas hit back-to-back-to-back home runs in the seventh inning as the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 7-2. The Rangers completed a 5-1 homestand and have won 12 of their last 16 games. Holland (1-1) scattered eight hits, struck out six and walked none over 6 1-3 innings. He was activated from the DL on Wednesday following a shoulder injury suffered in his season debut on April 10. "These guys have been playing their tails off this whole year, and I...

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