Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 11/18/14
ARLINGTON, Texas After his first major league start didn't go so well, Josh Lindblom had a talk with Greg Maddux, the special assistant to the GM for the Rangers who also happens to own four Cy Youngs. That talk helped Lindblom grind through a rough inning in his second chance with the Rangers. Lindblom gave up a three-run double in the third inning against Cleveland, then retired the next 10 batters before leaving with the score tied. "He said he would always give a team three runs the first five innings, and after that they didn't get anything," Lindblom said. "So I kind of had that talk in my mind that that was it." The result was a no-decision for Lindblom, but he pitched well enough to give the Rangers a chance to take the lead in the seventh for a 6-3 win. "With this offensive team, as you saw tonight, at any point they can explode," Lindblom said. "So to be able to keep it at three runs and keep us in the game was huge." It was also huge that the Rangers got six innin...
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