A return to Arlington helped the Texas Rangers find their hitting stroke.
The Arizona Diamondbacks may be more concerned about the AL West leaders giving the ball to Matt Harrison on Wednesday night.
The left-hander will try to win a career-best fifth consecutive start and lead Texas to a seventh straight home victory over Arizona.
After hitting .251 and averaging 3.1 runs on their 4-6 trip, the Rangers (36-26) pounded out 16 hits - three apiece from Ian Kinsler and David Murphy - in Tuesday's 9-1 victory that ended Arizona's season-best five-game winning streak.
It was a great start for a Rangers team opening a stretch of 16 of 19 in Arlington.
"We love to play at home," Kinsler said. "I thought we came out and swung the bats well."
Texas will try to win its third in a row overall with Harrison (8-3, 3.87 ERA) looking to build on his third career shutout - Friday's 5-0 victory over San Francisco. The left-hander did not walk a batter, allowed five hits and lowered his ERA to ...