Rookies Gilbert and Kelenic lead Mariners past Rangers 9-5

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Seattle Mariners' Jarred Kelenic (10) connects for a three-run home run in front ot Texas Rangers' Jonah Heim and umpire Scott Barry during the third inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Friday, July 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Logan Gilbert worked into the sixth inning to win his fifth decision in a row, fellow rookie Jarred Kelenic hit a three-run homer and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 9-5. Gilbert allowed four runs in 5 2/3 innings. The Mariners’ first-round draft choice in 2018 struck six and walked one. Seattle has won his last 11 starts. Adolis Garcia, Jonah Heim and Jason Martin hit solo homers for the Rangers. Kolby Allard has lost his last seven starts for Texas to fall to 2-9.