Rangers flex muscles in 13-3 run to sweep Rockies

2023. május 21.;  Arlington, Texas, USA;  A Texas Rangers harmadik alapembere, Josh Jung (6) hazai pályán futott a második játékrészben a Colorado Rockies ellen a Globe Life Fielden.

May 21, 2023; Arlington, Texas, USA; Texas Rangers third baseman Josh Jung (6) hits a home run in the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Globe Life Field.
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Corey Seager and Josh Jung both went deep in a five-run second inning, Andrew Heaney pitched six innings of one-run ball, and the Texas Rangers directed by Colorado Rockies They completed the three-game sweep in Arlington, Texas on Sunday afternoon with a 13-3

THE Rangers surpassed the Rocky Mountain 31-10 in the series. Texas has won 11 of its last 15 games and is 12 games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2016 season

THE Rocky Mountaintheir travel woes continued when they fell back to 9-16 away from home

It didn’t take long for the Texas offense to break loose against Colorado right-hander Connor Seabold (1-1) on Sunday.

Jung led off the second inning with a solo home run, sending a 3-2 fastball over the left-center field fence. It was Jung’s first home since May 3rd.

Marcus Semien extended his hitting streak to 11 games later in the inning with a two-run double that Seager drove to right with two runs. Seager worked his way back down from 0-2 and turned on a 3-2 slider.

THE Rangers against with a six-run fifth inning Rocky Mountain reliever Matt Carasiti, then added two more in the eighth. The fifth inning was highlighted by Leody Taveras’ three-run double and Seager’s RBI double, while Josh H. Smith went deep in the eighth.

Since coming off the disabled list on Wednesday, Seager has seven hits in 16 at-bats, including three doubles and two home runs.

THE Rocky Mountain Mike Moustakas scored an unearned run on a fielder’s choice grounder in the sixth inning. They added two more runs in the eighth on an RBI double by Brenton Doyle and a wild pitch. Rangers reliever Jose Leclerc

Heaney (3-3) allowed one unearned run, scattering six hits over six innings with two walks and five strikeouts. Heaney has thrown five quality starts in his last six outings.

Seabold went 3 2/3 innings in his fourth start of the season, allowing five runs on five hits with two walks and five strikeouts. Called up from Triple-A Albuquerque before the game, Carasiti gave up six runs on five hits with three walks and two strikeouts in relief.

— Field Level Media

Source: https://deadspin.com/rangers-flex-muscles-in-13-3-rout-to-sweep-rockies-1850459716

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