Adrian Beltre’s three-run homer was one of his four hits, and David Murphy and Leonys Martin also homered as the Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep by romping past the Houston Astros 12-7 on Sunday.
Justin Maxwell hit one of Houston’s season-high three homers to put his team on top in the fifth inning and the Astros held on for a 6-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night.
This weekend marks the start of that dreaded time of the baseball season – Interleague Play.
There was a time when the residents of Dallas and Fort Worth couldn’t stand each other. Some would argue that a competition between the two cities still stands, but thanks to the arrival of the Texas Rangers in 1972, that rivalry started to ebb.
Whether you’ve reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt’s End: