The Rangers lead the Angels in the AL West by eight games. It ain’t over, but the Angels have to be pretty dejected at this point. There are, however, 16 games remaining between the teams.
Nelson Cruz hit his third career grand slam, Josh Hamilton drove in three runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 13-6 on Sunday night to hand Jered Weaver his first loss.
This was the series that we in the media, and we as fans though would be a good test of where the Rangers and Angels are at this early point — 35 games into the season. With it, two questions — are the Rangers that good and are the Angels that bad?
Take one look at a Major League Baseball schedule and it is easy to see why baseball is a marathon and not a sprint. Teams play 162 games over 6 months.
Rangers’ manager Ron Washington stopped by our 105.3 The Fan radio booth after yesterday’s spring training loss to the White Sox here in Surprise. His optimism overfloweth.
Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump, and the Texas Rangers rallied for a 9-5 victory over the chasing Los Angeles Angels on Sunday night.
Matt Harrison had another solid start for the Texas Rangers. Except he was going up against Jered Weaver.