Kiner-Falefa raps four hits as Rangers dump Angels

Isiah Kiner-Falefa had four hits, including one during a five-run fifth inning, leading the Texas Rangers to a 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels Wednesday night in Arlington, Texas.Kiner-Falefa had a double in the fourth inning and singles in the first, fifth and seventh, raising his season average to .322, tied for fifth in the American League.The Angels (17-27) got a home run from Matt Thaiss, his first of the season, but otherwise missed opportunities, going 1 for 10 with runners in scoring position.Rangers reliever John King (1-0), the third of seven pitchers used by Texas, gave up one unearned run in two innings to get the victory, the first of his major league career in just his second game. Angels starter Julio Teheran (0-3) took the loss.The Angels took a 1-0 lead in the first inning against Rangers starter Kyle Cody when Andrelton Simmons led off with a walk, stole second and scored on a two-out single by Anthony Rendon.Cody, making just his second start of the season coming off Tommy John surgery, was finished after 2 1/3 innings and 55 pitches. He allowed the one run on three hits and three walks, leaving in the third inning after he walked the bases loaded with one out.Jesse Chavez, though, escaped any damage by striking out Shohei Ohtani and getting Albert Pujols on a flyout.