Mookie Betts homers as Dodgers hold off Rangers

Walker Buehler pitched six scoreless innings and Mookie Betts hit a home run as the Los Angeles Dodgers held on to earn a 5-3 victory on Sunday over the visiting Texas Rangers.Zach McKinstry went 3-for-3 and hit a two-run double in a three-run third inning as the Dodgers won for the fifth time in their last six games. Los Angeles is 2-1 to start a six-game homestand.Rangers starter Dane Dunning (2-5) gave up four runs on seven hits over four innings. Dunning gave up a first-inning run on a double by the Dodgers’ Gavin Lux and has now given up 16 of his 32 runs allowed this season in the opening inning.The Rangers rallied with three runs in the ninth and had the bases loaded with nobody out before Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen finished off his 15th save in 17 chances on two popups and a nine-pitch at-bat against Nick Solak that ended in a ground out.Buehler (6-0) gave up five hits with three walks and five strikeouts, while earning the win for the fifth time in his last six starts.The Rangers were held in check one day after they ended a 16-game road losing streak by putting together a season-best 12 runs on 17 hits.