Rick Porcello pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout and 10th victory this season as the Detroit Tigers beat the skidding Texas Rangers 6-0 Thursday night for their seventh consecutive victory.
Victor Martinez and J.D. Martinez homered on consecutive pitches by different Texas pitchers and the Detroit Tigers stretched their winning streak to six games, 8-6 over the Rangers on Wednesday night.
Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis did not take it well when former teammate Ian Kinsler smacked a home run in his first at bat and waved – a subtle, waist-high, finger-flutter of a greeting – at his old team’s dugout.
It’s always nice to return to the stadium where you spent the first eight years of your career.
It was not the first time Cabrera had messed with Beltre. He had pulled the exact same stunt about a month earlier.
Ian Kinsler homered in the first at-bat of his return to Texas as an opponent and J.D. Martinez had a tiebreaking two-run shot as the Detroit Tigers beat the Rangers 8-2 on Tuesday night.
The Texas Rangers have purchased the contract Carlos Pena from Triple-A Round Rock, and the first baseman was set to play his first game for his original team since 2001.
Prince has kids at home he needs to take care of and The Onion thinks this is all a joke! Insert (mock) outrage here!
Alex Rios tripled and drove in three runs, and the Rangers rolled to another Texas-sized rout of Detroit, beating Justin Verlander and the Tigers 12-4 on Sunday.
Nick Martinez pitched six sharp innings for his first major league win and fellow rookie Rougned Odor drove in five runs with a pair of triples to lead the Texas Rangers to a 12-2 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.