Urquidy solid, Astros belt three HRs in 7-2 win over Rangers

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Houston Astros' Marwin Gonzalez rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run off of Texas Rangers starting pitcher Kohei Arihara, rear, in the second inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jake Meyers and Marwin Gonzalez hit consecutive homers in a three-run second inning, Kyle Tucker had a home run among his three hits, and Jose Urquidy allowed one run and two hits in six innings for his seventh win of the season as the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 7-2. Urquidy struck out six and walked one as the AL West0-leading Astros won for the third time in four games. Brock Holt scored Texas’ lone run in the third inning after hitting his first triple since Aug. 2019.