Rangers 6, Orioles 3
- So, I don't have much in the way of thoughts tonight, since I was at a function and didn't see the game. I was checking in periodically, saw the Rangers were losing, resigned myself to another flat offensive night, then saw they took a 6-3 lead and then won. So that's good.
- Dang...just saw that Cole Hamels didn't have a Quality Start, getting pulled in the 6th with one out. He did continue the Rangers' streak of their starters allowing 3 runs or fewer in every game this year, though.
- And Tom Wilhelmsen, Keone Kela, Sam Dyson and Shawn Tolleson kept Baltimore off the board, which is good. I have no idea if they actually pitched well or got lucky or what, since, as noted above, I didn't see the game. But their lines look pretty.
- Hey, Ian Desmond got a hit! That's awesome. Actually, looking at the box score, everyone in the lineup got a hit except for Prince Fielder and Bryan Holaday. Holaday is a backup catcher, so he's not supposed to hit. Prince is supposed to hit, and hasn't this year, which is a problem, but I'll save that for another time.
- Nomar Mazara, Delino DeShields and Rougned Odor each had two hits tonight. Odor's two hits were both doubles. I'm going to assume they were line drives, because hey, I wasn't watching, so why not?
- And Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus each had a single and a walk tonight. Beltre is off to a very good start to the season. Maybe the Rangers should consider offering him an extension.
- Texas is in a virtual tie for first place with the Angels now. If Tom Hicks still owned the team, the receptionist could answer the phone, "Virtual First Place Texas Rangers."
- Anyway, hopefully I'll get to see the game tomorrow.