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August 14, 2013

Brewers bust Texas’ streak

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ARLINGTON, Texas —

Catcher A.J. Pierzynski threw to third baseman Adrian Beltre to get the runner in a jam. There were three more relay throws, with Pierzynski throwing wide on the inside of third base.

By the time the catcher got the relay from Beltre, Segura was going around him and avoided a sweeping tag to score for a 5-1 lead.

The Rangers official scorer conferred with Elias about the play before crediting a double steal, with Segura going home and Jonathan Lucroy going to second on the play.

Notes: The start of the game was delayed 42 minutes by rain. ... The Rangers recognized Ron Washington in a pregame ceremony for becoming the team’s winningest manager. He was presented a jersey with the No. 582 on it, signifying the Aug. 4 win at Oakland that pushed him past Bobby Valentine. ... Brewers 3B Aramis Ramirez, who had been on the disabled list since July 8 with patellar tendinitis in his left knee, went 0 for 3. He was replaced in the field by Bianchi in the bottom of the sixth. ... Milwaukee GM Doug Melvin, who was general manager of the Rangers from October 1994 until October 2001, was with the Brewers for their first trip to Texas since 2007.

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