Joey Gallo hit two home runs, his 24th and 25th of the season and the Texas Rangers pounded the Florida Marlins (45-53) into submission in a 10-4 victory at Globe Life Park. Ranger sluggers Mike Napoli and Rougned Odor also homered for Texas who had 4 jimmy-jacks in the game. Texas has now won 4-out-of-5 in their last 6 games. The Rangers have scored double digit runs 11 games this year.
Tuesday night’s game was the 100th game of the Rangers 2017 season. Texas is in the hunt for the second wild card spot in the American League. Currently Texas is 3 1/2 games behind the Kansas City Royals who have a stronghold on the second wild card; they have won 7 in a row.
Cole Hamels was the winning pitcher for Texas (49-51) and he appears to have passed up Yu Darvish an may have officially become the Rangers ace with a record of 5-1 and a 3.97 ERA.
Texas Rangers captain Adrian Beltre was hitless in the win Tuesday and he’s currently 7 hits shy of 3,000 career hits.
The Rangers have evened up the series with the Marlins at 1-game-each and the rubber game of the series is slated for Wednesday night at 7:05 p.m.
Yu Darvish will be the starting pticher for Texas in the series finale Against the Marlins. Darvish has been the topic of trade rumors with the MLB trade deadline approaching.
Listen to the Rangers baseball games on the Rangers radio network
You can listen to the Texas Rangers games live on the Texas Rangers radio network. Freed Am Corp and MLS broadcasting have 5 of the radio stations on the Texas Rangers affiliate list that carry Rangers games on the radio.
In Texarkana you can listen to the Texas Rangers games live on Fox Sports Radio 1400 (KKTK). In Atlnata, TX you can listen to the Texas Rangers games live on KPYN 900 AM and 95.5 FM, in Vivian, Louisiana you can listen to the Texas Rangers games live on 1320 ESPN (KNCB), in Camden, Arkansas you can listen to the Texas Rangers games live on Fox Sports Radio 92.7 FM (KBEU) and in Glenwood, Arkansas you can listen to the Texas Rangers games live on KHGZ 98.9 FM and 670 AM.