Mets beat Rangers, 4-3, in series opener behind power from Eduardo Escobar, solid start from David Peterson

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NEW YORK — The Mets’ elixir for slumps is, apparently, playing the Texas Rangers. Eduardo Escobar (0 for 9), Mark Canha (0 for 14), and Francisco Lindor (0 for 11) all broke out of their offensive slides in the Mets’ 4-3 win over the Rangers on Friday night at Citi Field. Lindor led off the fourth with a single to right field off Texas starter Glenn Otto. Then Canha drove Lindor in with an RBI single to left. Finally, Escobar crushed a three-run home run in the fourth, his seventh of the year, and brought 35,639 fans to their feet at Citi Field. Of that trio, no one needed to break out of his …

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