Holy cow that’s a bad baseball team...is something you would expect to say about the Rangers but is instead reserved for the Red Sox after the fundamentals on display the last few games
Despite ultimately coming away with the win on a walk-off grand slam in extras, Boston added another couple of errors to their total of seven in this series which doesn’t account for their many other miscues from them over the last few days.
The last official error almost came back to bite them hard as it allowed the Rangers to load the bases and eventually tie to game in the ninth in a contest where Texas had almost nothing going at the plate all day.
Nevertheless, despite the fact that Texas seems incredibly adept at ruining my postgame remarks recently by only scoring enough to eventually lose after unlikely rallies late in games, the Rangers still did not win this one.
Player of the Game: Andy Ibanez’s double in the ninth was the first and only extra base hit for Texas. It drove in two, including the tying run. Alas.
Up Next: The Rangers are next in Ohio where they will take on the future Guardians of Cleveland. LHP Taylor Hearn will make the start for Texas on Tuesday night opposite RHP Wli Morgan for Cleveland. First pitch in the opener from Progressive Field is scheduled for 6:10 pm CT.