AWESOME performance by Hector!
~ just one rough inning, really only one mistake pitch – a hanger to Andrus for a 2-run triple in the 3rd
~ love how he has continued to improve and am REALLY impressed how he worked this lineup
8IP – 3H – 3R – 2BB – 7K
He only allowed ONE hit after the 3rd (and Luegte and Delabar combined for a 1 hit 0 rin inning)
Offense started out so well…
a Liddi walk, an Ichiro single and a Smoak single had the M’s on the board in the first
then Seager walked to load the bases and Wells a l m o s t hit one out to really break it open but, Hamilton showed that he is not JUST a hitter (and later he would similarly rob Liddi of at least a double)
|Ted Warren | AP|
M’s actually outhit the Rangers 7 to 4 and they each had 2 walks
But, they just couldn’t put it all together tonight when it counted.
Rubber game tomorrow….