Ryan Dempster continues his streak of good outings. Sure, the game was tight there for awhile, but that wasn’t his fault. He only allowed two runs on four hits and two walks over six frames. Oh, and he struck out eight in that time. Nope, the tight game was not all Dempster’s fault.
Adrian Beltre teed off for a three-run home run in the 1st, but that’s all Texas had when Dempster left the mound after six. But they got three more in the 7th. Including a Michael Young home run. He only has six in the whole season and two of them have been in this series. That is insane. Meanwhile, I’m wondering if Ian Kinsler will ever successfully steal another base. He has 21 for the season, but only two of those have been since August 1. He’s been caught stealing three times in that time and he was picked off in ugly fashion the other night. Ugh.
So, back to tonight’s game. The Rangers are up 6-2 going into the bottom of the 7th. That should have been a nice cushion. Then Alexi Ogando gave