POSTED: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 10:31am
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 10:32am
Alexi Ogando pitched six scoreless innings in his first major league start and Josh Hamilton hit an
RBI double as the Texas Rangers remained undefeated with a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
The defending American League champion Rangers are the first team to five wins. The only other undefeated teams are Baltimore (4-0) and Cincinnati (4-0).
Ogando (1-0), a standout reliever last season, struck out four and allowed only two hits in a matchup of first-time major league starters.
Michael Pineda (0-1) kept Texas from hitting a home run, but gave up four extra-base hits over six innings in his major league debut.