Good thing for the AL West-leading Texas Rangers that they won't have to face Kevin Correia any more down the stretch.
They can't beat the Minnesota Twins right-hander.
Correia pitched seven strong innings Sunday as the Twins won 4-2 to clinch their first series victory at Texas in four years.
''He mixed it up well,'' said Mitch Moreland, whose 21st homer leading off the third was the only run off Correia. ''Used both sides of the plate, kept us off balance, and we didn't really create a whole lot of opportunities.''
After throwing eight scoreless innings in a home victory over the Rangers in April, Correia (9-10) scattered five hits on a steamy day in Texas. He got 14 outs on the ground, including a pair of double plays.
Correia has won all three of his career starts against the Rangers, with an ERA of 1.61.
In a brief stay at home, the Rangers lost two of three while scoring exactly two runs in all three games. Texas plays its next six games on the West Coast, starting Monda...