THE ARMS: In the ninth, RHP Shawn Tolleson rallied after a lead-off double by Miguel Cabrera to strike out middle-of-the-order hitters Victor Martinez and J.D. Martinez and Nick Castellanos. … RHP Colby Lewis got two ground-ball double plays, giving him 11 for the season. He threw seven double-play pitches last season. … In the eighth, RHP Keona Kela came back after a delay of about eight minutes for a delay for a woman to receive medical treatment after being hit by a foul ball. Kela threw six consecutive strikes after the delay to complete a perfect inning. THE BATS: In the third, CF Delino DeShields reached on a bunt single. DeShields leads the American League in bunt hits with 10. … In the third, DH Prince Fielder added to the lead with a sacrifice fly. Fielder has converted on 21-of-30 chances with a runner fewer than two outs THE GLOVES: The Rangers twice got an out on the bases from Cabrera. In the fourth, LF Will Venable threw out, on review, Cabrera trying to score from second on a two-out single. It was Venable’s first assist in 65 career games in left. In the sixth, 2B Rougned Odor trapped Cabrera off second after fielding Victor Martinez’ liner in shallow right. … With the Venable play, Rangers outfielders have thrown out 13 runners at the plate for the season. THE LEGS: In the third, DeShields created a run with his speed. He led off with a bunt single, his American League-high 10 of the season, and went to third on a hurried and wild pick-off throw by RHP Justin Verlander. … In the seventh, SS Elvis Andrus ran into an inning-ending out at third trying to tag and advance on a fly ball. Andrus has a team-high 14 outs on the bases for the season.
Fan receives treatment after being hit by foul ball; Texas top Detroit 2-0
Dallas Morning News | Aug 22