The arms: RHP Colby Lewis could not hold a five-run lead and is still without a quality start 10 outings after his return from 18 months of rehab from arm and hip surgeries. … LHP Robbie Ross pitched two perfect innings to keep the game tied, his cleanest outing of the five since he moved back to the bullpen. … RHP Tanner Scheppers allowed a homer to Adam Jones on a 1-and-2 pitch. The bats: 1B Mitch Moreland, who had a two-run single in the first, is now 14-for-45 (.311) with runners in scoring position this season. … C Chris Gimenez extended his hitting streak to seven games with a single in the third. … CF Leonys Martin got carried away with his running game after stealing second with two outs in the third and was thrown out trying to steal third. … OF Michael Choice doubled after fouling a ball of his left shin in the eighth and was then replaced by Daniel Robertson and hobbled off the field. The gloves: CF Leonys Martin appeared to make a diving catch on Adam Jones’ sinking liner towards left center in the fifth, but the ball popped out of his glove for a two-run double. … 3B Adrian Beltre made a charging grab of Jonathan Schoop’s grounder, then threw at an awkward angle to second to start an inning-ending double play in the eighth.
Early lead slips away, but Rangers recover in time for 8-6 win over Baltimore
Dallas Morning News | Jun 6