Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 10/29/14
ARLINGTON, Texas On the one hand, it was a great night for Rangers rookie pitcher Nick Tepesch. On the other hand, he still has a lot to work on. Tepesch recorded a career-high nine strikeouts and got the win in a 10-5 win over the Astros. But he also failed to get an out in the sixth inning and once again struggled when facing a lineup for the third time in a game. Batters are now hitting .465 when they face Tepesch a third time in a game. He allowed four runs in the sixth before being pulled after 98 pitchers. But for a guy who had been winless in his last eight outings - the longest winless streak by a Ranger this season its hard to complain after finally posting a W. "It was a good night overall," Tepesch said. "The guys gave me a lot of run support and I felt like it was a good night." Tepesch was handed a 2-0 lead after the first inning, a 6-0 lead after two and a 10-0 lead heading into the sixth. It was the first time the Rangers had scored in doubl...
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