ARLINGTON, Texas Texas right-hander Colby Lewis was historically bad in his last start against Baltimore.
Tuesday night against Kansas City, Lewis was just bad and may have been his own worst enemy.
Lewis (3-3) allowed four runs in the first inning that was aided by his throwing error and seven overall as the Royals completed a two-game sweep of the Rangers with a 7-4 victory. The two-game sweep by Kansas City marks the first time since July 8-11, 2010 the Rangers have been swept at home.
Lewis, the Opening Day starter for the Rangers, has had a dreadful month of May. He's now 0-3 with an ERA of 6.52 this month. He came into April with a 1.93 ERA. In 19 13 May innings, he's allowed 23 hits and eight home runs and is now tied for the major-league lead in homers allowed with 12.
Against Baltimore he allowed three-consecutive homers to start the game. Tuesday night he didn't allow a first-inning homer but did give up four hits and added an ugly error on an easy ground ball to the ...