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Darvish, Texas deny Miami bid for interleague mark

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By SCHUYLER DIXON
AP Sports Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Yu Darvish pitched his first complete game in the majors, Shin-Soo Choo broke a long hitless streak with a three-run double and the Texas Rangers denied Miami's bid for a record interleague winning streak, beating the Marlins 6-0 Wednesday night.

Darvish (7-2) struck out the side in the eighth to end a streak of one baserunner in each of the first seven innings for the Marlins. The Japanese ace finished his 73rd career start with his 10th strikeout, getting Garrett Jones swinging to complete a six-hitter.

The Marlins had to settle for tying the New York Yankees (2003-04) and Tampa Bay (2004) for the longest interleague winning streak at 13 games. It was Miami's first interleague loss since Aug. 12 at Kansas City.

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