Rockies break scoreless skid, edge Rangers

Matt Kemp got his first hit as a Colorado Rockie and drove in a run, David Dahl had a single and an RBI, and the Rockies beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday.Daniel Bard (1-0) pitched 1 1-3 innings in his first game in more than seven years and Wade Davis got the final three outs for the save.Shin-Soo Choo and Joey Gallo had RBI singles and Mike Minor (0-1) allowed two runs – one earned – and struck out six in five innings for Texas.The Rockies were shut out Friday night and didn’t score in the first three innings Saturday before breaking through in the fourth. With one out Nolan Arenado walked and went to third when second baseman Rougned Odor misplayed Charlie Blackmon’s grounder.Kemp, signed as a free agent in the offseason, followed with a bloop single to right that scored Arenado, and Blackmon went to third. Ryan McMahon hit a comebacker to Minor, but his throw home was off and Blackmon scored to make it 2-0.The Rangers got one back in the fifth and chased starter Jon Gray. With two outs Ronald Guzman singled, Jeff Mathis walked and Choo singled off McMahon’s glove at first to drive in Guzman from second.Bard relieved Gray, who allowed one run on three hits and struck out three in 4 2-3 innings.