The 40-year-old is a former catcher who spent seven seasons in the majors with the Athletics, Royals, Tigers and Phillies.
The “Take It on Back” singer does just that as he reminisces about the glory days of the Houston Astros and watching the legendary Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan hurl when he was a kid.
Lisalverto Bonilla became the first pitcher in Texas Rangers history to win his first three career starts with a 5-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday.
Texas has an opportunity to complete its third sweep in less than two weeks after enjoying one the rest of the season.
Nick Martinez pitched more than 6 scoreless innings and Robinson Chirinos homered to lead the Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Astros on Tuesday night in Arlington.
Guilder Rodriguez had his first two major league hits, including a tie-breaking RBI single, as the Texas Rangers opened their final homestand with a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
The Rangers got more than 5 serviceable innings out of rookie Nick Martinez, only to see the Astros rally for two runs in the eighth inning against his relief for a 3-2 win.
Michael Choice wasn’t able to get a hit in his first three games since rejoining the Texas Rangers following a stint in Triple-A.
Starter Nick Tepesch couldn’t hold onto a 2-0 lead, as Jason Castro’s second career grand slam sent the Astros past the Rangers.
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Nick Martinez got his first win since May 24 and Adrian Beltre and Shin-Soo Choo both homered to lead the Texas Rangers
Yu Darvish couldn’t command his pitches, and that was a recipe for disaster. He lasted only 4 innings on Saturday night.