ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder hit two of Texas' season-high five homers and drove in five runs as the Rangers extended their AL West lead with a 14-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.
Fielder's RBI single in the first put the Rangers ahead to stay. The slugger pulled both of his homers into the second deck in right field, leading off the third and then capping an 11-pitch at-bat in the sixth with a three-run shot that made it 12-1.
Mike Napoli, Rougned Odor and Bobby Wilson all homered for Texas (78-67), which won its third straight game in the series. The Rangers, who took over first place with a 6-5 win Tuesday night, lead Houston by 1 1-2 games going into the series finale Thursday.
Martin Perez (3-5) gave up one run over seven innings while allowing 10 base runners - nine hits and a walk. The left-hander struck out three.
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