Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 6/25/13
The Rangers winning streak ended at five.  I knew it wouldn’t last forever, but I certainly thought it would survive tonight’s match-up, but the offense was inconsistent and Yu Darvish was far from his best. Leonys Martin was responsible for two of Texas’ three runs — solo home runs to right and deep right center.  They were gorgeous hits.  It’s too bad none of his teammates seemed to want in on the fun.  The other run came when Mitch Moreland hit into a bases-loaded fielder’s choice and Adrian Beltre was able to scoot home.  All of this scoring happened in the first five innings.  After that … nothing. Meanwhile, Darvish gave up three home runs — Brett Gardner, Travis Hafner, and Jayson Nix.  At least they were all solo shots, but still.  Blech.  It didn’t help that Adrian Beltre committed two fielding errors, but Darvish just didn’t seem to have his best stuff tonight. I hope it’s just a bad night instead of the sign of a bigger problem.  We don’t need any more injuries. Si
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