Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Tyler Skaggs tossed six scoreless innings and Cody Ross added a homer, as Arizona withstood a late Texas rally to claim a 5-3 victory in the opener of an interleague doubleheader.
Paul Goldschmidt, Martin Prado and A.J. Pollock each knocked in a run for the Diamondbacks, who have won two in a row and three of four.
Recalled from Triple-A Reno prior to the game, Skaggs (1-0) allowed three hits and walked three while fanning nine. He also added his first major-league hit with a leadoff single in the fourth.
Adrian Beltre hit a two-run single and Jurickson Profar added a run-scoring hit in a three-run ninth for the Rangers, who have lost two straight after winning three in a row.
Martin Perez (0-1) yielded nine hits and four runs -- three earned -- over his 5 1/3-inning start.