Lynn strikes out 9 as Rangers blank Rockies

Lance Lynn tied a franchise record with nine strikeouts by an Opening Day starter, Rougned Odor drove in the only run of the game, and the Texas Rangers held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 1-0 in Arlington on Friday night.Danny Santana doubled and scored a run and Isiah Kiner-Falefa had a triple for the Rangers, who opened their new ballpark, Globe Life Field, with a win.David Dahl had all three of Colorado’s hits and German Marquez (0-1) pitched into the sixth inning in his first Opening Day start.Lynn (1-0) allowed just two hits and walked four over six innings and threw 108 pitches. Jose Leclerc threw six straight balls to start the ninth but rebounded to strike out two and nailed down the save for Texas. He got Matt Kemp on an infield pop up to end the game.The Rockies struck out 14 times and stranded nine runners. They had runners reach second base in three separate innings but couldn’t capitalize.Sam Hilliard, who grew up in Texas, struck out four times and Ryan McMahon fanned three times for Colorado.