ARLINGTON, Texas With several players breaking out of slumps, Sunday's 11-3 win was the closest the Rangers have come to the kind of offense envisioned for the club in 2013.
The Rangers got top-to-bottom contributions from the lineup in scoring their most runs in a game this season. In all, the Rangers scored 23 runs in sweeping the three-game series from the Mariners.
"We still have some guys in the lineup trying to search, but we were able to put some things together the past two days," manager Ron Washington said. "We put 11 hits on the board today and it was throughout the lineup, and that was a good thing."
It was especially good for players like Mitch Moreland, Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre.
Moreland was 1for his last 20 prior to his fourth-inning homer. The 422-foot, two-run shot gave the Rangers a 3-1 lead.
It also gave Moreland some personal satisfaction after having hit the ball hard lately, but without the reward. Although Moreland has hit three homers, he has just...