Darvish shines as Rangers pound Angels

Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Yu Darvish threw 6 1/3 strong innings to lead the Texas Rangers in a 14-3 rout of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the finale of a three-game set.

Darvish (2-1) surrendered three runs on seven hits and one walk while striking out nine to pick up the win.

Michael Choice went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer and four RBI, Alex Rios hit a three-run triple and Prince Fielder finished with two doubles, two RBI and three runs scored for the Rangers, who won for just the second time in seven tries.

Erick Aybar, who went 3-for-4 finished a triple shy of the cycle with a double and a solo homer and Albert Pujols added a solo shot for the Angels, who dropped two of their last three.

Tyler Skaggs (2-1) was pegged with the loss after giving up six runs on eight hits over 2 2/3 innings.

05/04 19:44:48 ET