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47-33 - Youth is Served: Rangers Shut Out Reds in Series Opener

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The Rangers opened up the series with Cincinnati with a victory to bring their June record to 13-13. This is especially impressive when you consider the Rangers started the month 4-11

Is that Johan Santana?
Is that Johan Santana?
Rick Yeatts

Remember those moments over the last five years when you'd dream of the days when Martin Perez would be dealing in Arlington with Jurickson Profar behind him showing off his plus arm from shortstop? Those days are here. Those moments are now.

Player of the Game: Martin Perez followed up a stellar outing in St. Louis by pitching even better against the Reds. Perez went 6 2/3 shutout innings, allowed six hits, walked one, and struck out three while inducing 13 ground balls in only 79 pitches.