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.
Holland allowed one run over seven shaky innings and Texas benefited from two Milwaukee baserunning mistakes to beat the Brewers 4-1 Wednesday night.
Yuniesky Betancourt’s 8th homer of the season capped a five-run first inning and the Brewers snapped a season-high five-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Rangers.
Howie Kendrick hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and finished with four RBIs, leading the Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday night.
Hungry fans will notice one of the changes: a new concession stand that specializes in all things enormous, including the Beltre-buster burger named for Adrian Beltre
Murphy says he approached this spring like every other since he knows his success last season has set him up as the starting left fielder.
David Murphy and the Rangers agreed to a one-year contract worth $5,775,000. The deal came three days after Murphy and the team exchanged salary arbitration figures.
Texas Rangers players Michael Young, David Murphy and Elvis Andrus have participated in a series of taped public service announcements to encourage students to stop bullying one another.
Jurickson Profar made quite a debut at age 19, homering in his first major league at-bat as the Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 8-3 Sunday.
Murphy went 4-for-5 with two home runs and matched his career high with five RBIs to make a winner out of Roy Oswalt in a 13-9 victory over the Detroit Tigers.
Somewhere along the line, Josh Hamilton, one of the most feared hitters in baseball and a man of faith, has become Major League Baseball’s version of Tim Tebow.
Murphy’s three-run homer in the ninth inning wasn’t quite enough to get the Rangers past the Orioles.