The Rangers are en route to winning their third series of the season. It’s hard not to be happy about that. In fact, with the exception of the first game (and Derek Lowe and Michael Kirkman), the team has looked pretty solid.
I knew nothing about Nick Tepesch going into tonight’s game. As I mentioned before, I was a little out of commission during spring training, so I didn’t know what to expect from him. I got home a little late from working out and had some issues with my internet, so I didn’t get to see all of his performance, but judging by my Twitter feed (which can be very emotional at times), he exceeded expectations. The box score tells a nice story too — 7.1 innings, 4 hits, 1 run, 3 walks, 4 strikeouts. That’s pretty good. Tepesch, you can stay.
Robbie Ross and Jason Frasor finished out the game just fine as well. No drama. It’s nice to have bullpen arms like that.
The Rangers’ offense racked up six runs on 10 hits. Three of those hits belonged to Lance Berkman, who