FRISCO -- Mitch Moreland's third and final game with Double-A Frisco saw the Rangers first baseman go 3-for-5 with a single, double and home run. The Mississippi native also drove in three runs, which came courtesy of his three-run bomb to left field in the bottom of the fifth.
"Feeling good, ready to go," Moreland said after the game. "Main thing was trying to get my timing back, I think I've been doing close to baseball activities from the beginning. I'm feeling good, ready to get back out there."
All told, he saw 13 pitches in his five at-bats in Wednesday's matinee. In the home half of the first, he hit a liner to first base on the second pitch of the AB for Frisco's third out. In the bottom of the fourth, he stroked a single to right center, sending a flare just over the outstretched arm of Midland second baseman Odubel Herrera.
But in the bottom of the fifth, he hit about a 360-foot home run to left, drilling a 0-1 fastball for a three-run jack. Moreland crushed the 89 MPH ...