The team with the worst record in the major leagues did little against Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie following Shin-Soo Choo’s home run on his first pitch.
Rosales homered twice in a game for the first time in his career and Nick Tepesch pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning, leading the Rangers over the Chicago White Sox
The Texas Rangers started a rusty rookie who hadn’t worked in three weeks. They ended the game with a guy on the mound who threw 99 pitches two days ago and then a bullpen Tuesday afternoon.
Nick Tepesch gave up a three-run homer to Anthony Recker during a five-run burst in the first inning, but he lasted six innings for the Rangers in an 8-4 loss to the Mets on Sunday.
With a few switches in the order and an impressive performance by starter Nick Tepesch, the Rangers ended their longest losing streak in nearly nine years.
One pitch out of the 88 Texas’ Nick Tepesch threw on Saturday got him in trouble.
Rangers starter Nick Tepesch had solid performances in his previous three starts, winning the last two.
After a rough first two innings, Nick Tepesch settled down and cruised through another quality outing to help the Rangers stay hot — beating the Twins 7-2 on Monday afternoon.
The AL West-leading Texas Rangers have gotten back a veteran designated hitter and three pitchers from the disabled list in time for the pennant chase.
Texas manager Ron Washington says the Rangers expect to activate pitchers Neftali Feliz and Nick Tepesch and designated hitter Lance Berkman from the disabled list when rosters expand on Sunday.
Aging Texas Rangers designated hitter Lance Berkman felt a twinge in his side, and rookie right-hander Nick Tepesch complained of a sore elbow.
Ian Kinsler singled in the tie-breaking run in the seventh inning, and the Rangers completed a soggy three-game sweep of the Cardinals with a 2-1 victory on Sunday night.