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37-46 - Rangers bust out the measuring tape to build 11-3 win over Chicago

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Texas launches five bombs in first three innings to cruise to a series-opening win

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Texas Rangers Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Rougned Odor smacked a 416ft solo laser HR in the bottom of the second inning.

Robinson Chirinos golfed a 376ft three-run dinger in the bottom of the second inning.

Nomar Mazara swatted a 449ft three-run bomb into the upper deck in the bottom of the second inning.

Joey Gallo pummeled a 444ft solo jack in the bottom of the third inning.

Shin-Soo Choo blasted a 447ft two-run monster dong halfway up Greene’s Hill in the bottom of the third inning.

The Rangers won 11-3 and for at least a little while, it felt like watching your favorite Rangers teams from earlier in this decade teeing off tonight.

Player of the Game: The only Rangers in the starting lineup who didn’t have a hit tonight was Adrian Beltre, which, despite being a bummer for the future Hall of Famer, you can probably assume something good was happening on the scoreboard.

Choo walked to lead off the first inning to extend his on base streak to 41 games which is now third best in franchise history.

Also, perhaps lost in the 11-run outburst and mammoth taters was Yovani Gallardo giving the Rangers 7 13 innings of three-run ball on just four hits and seven Ks. The White Sox looked little league team-terrible tonight but even in Gallardo’s solid year with Texas in 2015, he wasn’t bringing you seven+ innings on any one night.

Up Next: The Rangers will continue this series against the White Sox with Bartolo Colon hoping to get some of this ample run support against Chicago’s LHP Carlos Rodon. First pitch is an hour later than usual at 8:05 pm CT.