Andrus homers, Odor returns in Rangers’ win vs Mariners

Odor got a standing ovation when introduced before his first at-bat.

Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus reaches to his left to field a ground-out by Seattle Mariners' Franklin Gutierrez in the third inning of a baseball game on, Saturday, June 4, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Elvis Andrus homered, Rougned Odor scored twice in his return from a seven-game suspension for punching Jose Bautista and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 10-4 on Saturday night.

Odor got a standing ovation when introduced before his first at-bat. He was reinstated before the game after serving Major League Baseball’s penalty for slugging Toronto’s right fielder in the testy home game May 15.

Rangers lefty Martin Perez (4-4) allowed three runs over six innings.

Nathan Karns (5-2) was gone after the first two batters in the fifth reached and eventually scored. The right-hander allowed seven runs, with five strikeouts and five walks after going 5-0 in his previous nine starts, since losing his Mariners debut April 9.

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