He Texas Rangers will look to notch its third straight series win on Saturday when it looks for a second straight win against the host baltimore orioles
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Texas hit the orioles 12-2 to open the three-game series on Friday, marking the best 13th time in the majors. Forest ranger scored at least 10 runs in a game this season
“This is a very dangerous offensive team, and they’re scoring a lot of runs,” Baltimore manager Brandon Hyde said.
“There hasn’t been a true lopsided win or loss for us in a long, long time. We’ll rinse it off and come back.” [Saturday].
While Robbie Grossman and Leody Taveras each hit a two-run home run, Corey Seager delivered the biggest hit, a grand slam that highlighted an eight-run fourth inning.
Texas’ outburst was more than enough for right-hander Jon Gray (5-1), who allowed one run on four hits with eight strikeouts and a walk as the Forest ranger won for the sixth time in their last seven games
He Forest ranger he’ll look to Andrew Heaney (3-3, 4.13 ERA) to keep the momentum going. The lefty is coming off one of his best starts of the season, when he allowed just one unearned run on six hits with five strikeouts and two walks in six innings of a 13-3 victory over the visiting Colorado Rockies on Sunday.
However, Heaney has battled the orioles throughout his career. He is 1-3 with a 9.51 ERA with 15 strikeouts and four walks in 23 2/3 innings. He has delivered a whopping 12 home runs in six appearances, including five starts.
Heaney was shaken by the orioles when he faced them in his first start this season. He lit up for seven runs and seven hits, including two home runs, with two strikeouts and two walks in just 2 2/3 innings of a 7-2 loss on April 4.
He orioleswho should beat the Forest ranger On back-to-back days, if they want to win their third straight series, counter Dean Kremer (5-1, 4.61). The right-hander was also impressive in his last start, when he allowed one run on nine hits with seven strikeouts and two walks in 5 1/3 innings of an 11-inning 8-3 victory over the host Toronto Blue Jays. .
But Kremer has struggled in both career starts against the Forest ranger. He has a 5.79 ERA after lasting just 4 2/3 innings each time, one last season and another in 2021.
He Forest ranger got some good news before Friday’s game when right-hander Jacob deGrom threw a 31-pitch bullpen session and showed no apparent signs of pain
deGrom, who threw fastballs and breaking pitches, has been on the 15-day disabled list since April 29. That day, he left the game early for the second time in his last three starts, with an MRI indicating inflammation in his right elbow. .
“He spun the ball around, sliding more than the curveball, threw some changeups. He used his entire arsenal,” Texas manager Bruce Bochy said, adding there is no timetable for deGrom’s return. “He looked pretty good.”
Texas is 6-0 in games started by deGrom (2-0), who has pitched just 30 1/3 innings this season since signing a five-year, $185 million free agent deal to leave the New York Mets. York in December.
–Field level media
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