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.
The Texas Rangers got off to a great start Friday night against the Houston Astros then things fell apart late.
The Astros failed to sign the first pick in this year’s draft, high school left-hander Brady Aiken. The MLBPA is working with him and his advisors to explore “all legal options.”
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The slumping Rangers have hit the bottom. In all of baseball. Texas has the worst winning percentage in the big leagues after losing three straight games to the Astros.
Phil Irwin gave up two quick runs in his Texas debut, as the Rangers lost 8-3 to the Astros on Tuesday night. Texas has lost nine of its last 10 games and 17 of the last 20.
Miles Mikolas allowed six straight hits in a six-run second inning, and the Astros snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 12-7 win over the Rangers on Monday night.