The Texas Rangers scored eight points and the Oakland Athletics scored six points.
As the contending As’s made their way comically to a loss to the Rangers, it was overall a good night for the players the Rangers will be evaluating throughout the season.
Dane Dunning came back from his brief stint on the IL with a decent outing where he allowed a few runs on four hits and a few steps while striking out four of four. 2??3 sleeves.
Capped at around 75 throws, Dunning missed his final frame a bit, but he continues to look like a piece for the upcoming spin.
Outfielder DJ Peters has been pulled from waivers to be granted an extended hearing in recent weeks and tonight the Dodgers hit a long two-run shot to give Rangers late inning assurance after Oakland started playing again in this one. .
And then there was Yohel Pozo who was making his MLB debut…
Game player: It was Pozo’s show tonight as the rookie DH went 2v4 with his first career homerun – a three-point shot – that regained the lead and ultimately gave Texas the win.
next: The Rangers will induct Adrian Beltre and Chuck Morgan into their Hall of Fame on Saturday night, followed by a baseball game. RHP Jordan Lyles will start for Texas against RHP James Kaprielian for Oakland. The Shed’s first pitch is generously listed at 6:05 p.m. CT.