Yu Darvish wasn’t at his best tonight, but he still gave the team plenty of chances to win the game. They just didn’t want to take it, it seems.
Darvish struck out nine and allowed one run on three hits through seven. Even though he didn’t look very comfortable or happy out there, he still pitched the best of any starter this week. And he was still confusing plenty of Blue Jays batters.
Unfortunately, the Rangers batters weren’t doing much against the Toronto pitchers. Nelson Cruz hit a solo home run in the 2nd for the team’s only run of the game. They hit into two double plays — this is becoming an unwelcome trend — and only managed six hits and a walk. That’s it.
And as if this team couldn’t look any more broken, Leonys Martin left the game late with a sprained wrist. He’s listed as day-to-day. So, right now, the Rangers are playing without Ian Kinsler, Mitch Moreland, Geovany Soto, Colby Lewis, Neftali Feliz, Matt Harrison, Alexi Ogando, and Joakim Soria. And now it mi