Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Alex Rios doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and the visiting Texas Rangers avoided a three-game sweep by posting a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Rios also opened the scoring with a solo home run in the first.
Elvis Andrus knocked in the other two runs for Texas, which snapped a three- game losing streak to remain 1 1/2 games behind the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics.
Alexi Ogando (6-4) picked up the win in relief of Nick Tepesch. The Rangers starter allowed two runs on four hits in 3 1/3 innings, striking out five and walking one.
Andrew Romine hit a two-run double for the Angels, while starter Jason Vargas was in line for the win before giving way to the bullpen. Vargas worked six innings and limited the Rangers to two runs on six hits with eight strikeouts.