ARLINGTON, Texas -- Erick Aybar hit a two-run home run early and eight Angels pitchers combined for a 7-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night, giving Los Angeles its eighth straight win. Maury Wills Jersey . Los Angeles won for the 14th time in 16 games and moved 10 games ahead of second-place Oakland in the American League West with 16 games to play. Aybar homered against Nick Martinez (3-11) in the second inning to put the Angels ahead 2-1. The shortstop entered the game batting .383 (36 for 94) since Aug. 16, best in the AL during that span. David Freese had a two-run single in the third and Kole Calhouns RBI single in the seventh made it 5-1. Pinch-hitter Grant Green added a two-run single in the eighth. Mike Morin (4-3), the fifth Los Angeles pitcher, got the win. He entered the game to retire Elvis Andrus with the bases loaded in the fourth and also worked a scoreless fifth inning. Leonys Martin and J.P. Arencibia had solo homers for the Rangers. Texas actually slowed down the Angels, who averaged nine runs over the first seven games of the winning streak. The Rangers have lost five of six under interim manager Tim Bogar, and 11 of their last 12 overall to fall 37 games behind Los Angeles in the division. During that stretch, Texas has totalled only 24 runs. Angels starter Cory Rasmus, who has made only three starts after 24 relief appearances, pitched a career-best 3 1-3 innings, allowing one run and three hits. Martin led off the bottom of the first against Rasmus with his seventh home run, which barely cleared the fence in the right-field corner. Arencibias homer in the seventh off Fernando Salas pulled the Rangers to 5-2. Rougned Odors RBI single in the eighth closed the scoring. TRAINERS ROOM Angels: LF Josh Hamilton (shoulder injury) missed his seventh game in a row, but said he was feeling better. "Hes not really going to test it for a couple of days," manager Mike Scioscia said. RHP Huston Street (right hamstring) hasnt pitched since Saturday. Rangers: C Robinson Chirinos (stiff neck) missed his 10th straight game, but did warm up Texas pitcher before one inning. Fingers crossed, Bogar said, "Hes going to come back in my office and tell me hes 100 per cent, and he will be starting (Friday)." UP NEXT Each team opens a three-game series at home Friday night. Los Angeles LHP C.J. Wilson (11-9, 4.64) is scheduled to pitch against Houston. Hes 1-2 with an 8.35 ERA in his first four 2014 starts vs. the Astros. Rangers LHP Derek Holland (1-0, 0.64) would face interleague opponent Atlanta in his third start after missing the first five months following knee surgery. He has never pitched against the Braves. Sandy Koufax Jersey .com) - His team lost in the round of 16 of the FCS playoffs, yet Northern Iowa football coach Mark Farley says his team has made a strong case to be voted to the top 5 in the final rankings. Custom Dodgers Jerseys .com) - Jeff Teague finished with a game-high 26 points and eight assists as the Atlanta Hawks held off the Utah Jazz, 98-92, on Friday.BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Obafemi Martins scored twice before his first-half ejection, Lamar Neagle added the winner and the Seattle Sounders earned their league-high 10th victory, beating the Chicago Fire 3-2 Saturday night. The Sounders (10-3-2) stopped Chicagos unbeaten streak. The Fire (2-4-8) had tied their last two matches. Seattle midfielder Neagle scored on a screened shot from the left side to make it 3-1 in the 78th minute. The Fires Harry Shipp cut the lead to 3-2 four minutes later on his second goal of the night. Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei stopped Juan Luis Anangono from 12 yards in the 88th minute to preserve the win. Martins, who had missed an open net in the fifth minute, beat Chicago goalkeeper Sean Johnson in the 31st and 38thh minutes. Kenta Maeda Jersey. He was ejected for an altercation with the Fires Benji Joya seconds after Shipp scored his first goal in the 41st minute. Martins was ejected after wrestling the ball away from Joya and knocking him to the turf. Joya got up holding his jaw as a major shoving match ensued. Martins was the second player ejected. Chicagos Jhon Kennedy Hurtado was ejected in the 37th minute for going after the ball and Martins with both feet in the air. Martins scored his second goal on the ensuing penalty kick. Martins first goal came from 10 yards out after he beat Fire defender Bakary Soumare to a loose ball after a deflection. Shipp beat Frei for Chicagos first goal about 90 seconds after Martins successful penalty kick. Wholesale NFL JerseysWholesale Nike NFL Jerseys NFL Jerseys From China Cheap Nike Basketball Jerseys Wholesale Hockey Jerseys China Nike Baseball Jerseys Cheap College Jerseys China Cheap Football Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Canada Wholesale NHL Jerseys Canada Wholesale Nike MLB Jerseys Canada Cheap NBA Jerseys Authentic Canada Stitched Soccer Jerseys Canada Cheap Jerseys Canada NFL ' ' '

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