Craig Gentry knows he is not a power hitter. Still, he’s shown he can handle good pitches to hit.
The Mariners offense is hitting home runs at a rapid rate. Jason Bay, Michael Morse, Michael Saunders and Carlos Peguero connected Friday in an 8-6 win over the Rangers.
After signing a five-year, $125 million contract with the Angels over the winter, outfielder Josh Hamilton made his spring training debut with his new team on Tuesday.
Colby Lewis, who will start for the Rangers on Opening Day, gave up two runs over four innings in the team’s 5-3 win over the Padres on Sunday.
Michael Young had an hit and scored a run, Derek Holland pitched three solid innings and the Texas Rangers beat a Cleveland Indians split squad 6-1 Sunday.
Texas Rangers newcomer Yu Darvish struck out Elvis Andrus and pitched a hitless inning Friday in an intrasquad game.
Yu Darvish, who has led the Japanese League in strikeouts and ERA the past two years, will make his first spring training start for the Texas Rangers on March 7.
Ervin Santana worked three scoreless innings in his second spring start, leading the Angels to a 2-1 victory over the Rangers.
Neftali Feliz pitched two scoreless innings in his bid to become part of the Texas rotation, and a Rangers beat the Indians.
Chicago’s Carlos Zambrano pitched three scoreless innings in his second spring start, and a split squad of Texas Rangers rallied to beat the Cubs.
The Texas Rangers have been busy making changes to the team that will take the field on Opening Day.