Posted April 21, 2013 on AP on Fox
After all those solo home runs, Nelson Cruz and the Texas Rangers got a few extra runs with their big swings. They might finally be finding their offensive groove. Cruz hit his fifth career grand slam, one of four homers by the Rangers in an 11-3 victory Sunday to complete a three-game sweep over the Seattle Mariners. ''It's good to have that kind of momentum,'' Cruz said. Leonys Martin's first major league homer tied the game 1-all in the third, the first of four consecutive innings that Texas homered. That was the 19th homer of the season for Texas, the 15th solo shot, but the rest Sunday produced multiple runs. Mitch Moreland hit a two-run homer in the fourth, followed by Cruz's slam that went an estimated 431 feet to left-center field that capped a five-run fifth that chased Aaron Harang (0-2). Adrian Beltre hit a two-run homer in the sixth. It was the third homer this season for each of them, Beltre's snapping a 1-for-13 slide and Moreland's a 1-for-20. ''It looked like t...
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