Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 6/7/12
What a terrible game. And series. And road trip. I had high hopes with Yu Darvish taking the mound today.  I hoped he could do as well as Colby Lewis, if not better.  Unfortunately, that was not the case.  Six runs, six hits, six walks.  Yep, that’s 666, which is never a good sign.  The worst inning was the 4th, in which the Athletics scored four runs on just one hit.  Darvish helped them out by walking three and hitting one.  It’s kind of hard not to be hurt by that. When Ron Washington decided Darvish’s day was done, Tanner Scheppers made his major league debut today. He was called up today to replace Derek Holland who went on the disabled list with left shoulder fatigue.  Scheppers did well with his first two batters, retiring them without incident.  He gave up a home run in the next inning, but I’m not even mad.  By then, another run really didn’t matter. Rangers pitchers gave up 24 runs in this series.  That’s pretty hard to overcome. Conversely, they scored just eight runs dur...
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