ARLINGTON, Texas Mitch Moreland didn't change anything when he struggled the first few weeks of the season, and he's not changing anything now that he's one of the Rangers' hottest hitters.
Moreland went 3-for-3 with a walk in Tuesday's 10-6 win over the White Sox.
Two of the hits went to the opposite field, a good sign for the left-handed Moreland. All three hits came against lefties, an even better sign for Moreland who has struggled against southpaws, historically.
"I've had some balls go right at some guys, I've kind of been unlucky at times and maybe got to pressing a little bit," Moreland said. "I just stuck with my approach and stuck with my plan and it's working out."
Moreland has now hit safely in five straight games. He's had a hit in eight of his last nine games to raise his average from .157 to a season-high .267.
"Mitch has been swinging the bat, I think, pretty good," Rangers manager Ron Washington said. "He may not be getting any hits for it, but for one thing ...