SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- A week ago, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Alexi Ogando was his No. 4 starter.
On Tuesday against the Milwaukee Brewers, Ogando showed why.
Ogando scattered two hits and walked three in four scoreless innings of the Rangers' 12-3 win over Milwaukee.
"I felt good," Ogando said through the interpreter. "With the things I was working on, I felt comfortable. There are things you have to work on step by step and you've got to improve that way. I think I'm gradually getting to that stage with what I want to do."
Ogando had struggled in his first three outings, allowing six runs -- four earned -- in 6 1-3 innings with six walks and seven strikeouts.
Those results, along with speculation that the Rangers might sign another starter, led to some questions whether Ogando might return to the bullpen where he posted a 3.27 ERA and his first three career saves in 58 appearances.
Ogando has had past success as a starter. After being used strictly out of the...