ARLINGTON, Texas, United States – Marcus Siemian had 115 runs scored, leading the American League, and the Texas Rangers, who are in contention for the playoffs, beat the Boston Red Sox 15-5 on Wednesday. .
Jonah Heim and Mitch Carver hit back-to-back home runs for Texas. Rookies Josh Jung and Evan Carter both led the AL West by a half-game behind Houston in third place for the Rangers (84-68).
Venezuelan left-hander Martin Perez (10-4) struck out 5 in 4 2/3 innings and allowed three hits in relief to John Gray, who has allowed 11 runs in 8 2/3 innings over his last three starts.
Boston was last in the AL East, losing its fifth straight series despite holding a 4-0 lead. They have lost 12 of their last 15 matches.
For the Red Sox, Mexican Luis Urias is 3-1. Dominicans Pablo Reyes 1-0; and Rafael Devers 3-0.
For the Rangers, Dominicans Leoty Taveras was 3-2 with two runs and two RBIs; Ezequiel Duran 1-1. Cuban Adolis Garcia went 1-for-4 with a run and an RBI.