First-time starter Tanner Scheppers surrendered seven runs, and Texas’ revamped offense was unable to overcome a sloppy performance by the bullpen as the Rangers fell 14-10 on Opening Day at Globe Life Park.
Texas sends first-time starter Tanner Scheppers to the mound instead of Yu Darvish, the ace who is on the disabled list because of neck stiffness but felt good after a 32-pitch bullpen session Sunday.
Yu Darvish is the unquestionable ace of the Texas Rangers pitching staff. Cliff Lee once was. Now, the two will face-off in the season opener on March 31 at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
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Cliff Lee threw eight dominant innings against the team he led to the World Series last year, Ryan Howard hit a solo homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Texas Rangers 2-0 Saturday night.
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