Rangers topple Giants 12-5

Rangers rescheduling july 1st postponement

SURPRISE, Ariz. — The Rangers produced their highest run total of the spring on Wednesday, defeating the San Francisco Giants by a 12-5 score at Surprise Stadium. Ten different Texas batters combined to record the club’s 12 hits, 5 of which came with runners in scoring position. Rougned Odor homered for the 3rd straight game, putting Texas on the board in the opening frame with a 2-run blast to left field. Odor is 4-for-9 with 5 RBI in his last 3 games. Carlos Tocci, who entered the game as a reserve, finished 2-for-2 with 5 RBI, blasting a 3-run home run into the left-field bullpen in the 6th before adding a 2-run double in the next inning. Tocci is 7-for-16 over his last 9 games and leads the Rangers with 7 RBI.

Nomar Mazara doubled in each of first 2 at-bats and had 2 RBI. Isiah Kiner-Falefa doubled and singled to extend his hitting streak to 5 games at 6-for-11 (2 2B, 3B). Shelby Miller recorded the win in his 2nd start of the spring, allowing one run in 1.2 innings of work. Zack Granite made his Texas debut and lined a pinch-hit triple to right field in the 7th inning. José Leclerc, signed today to a 4-year contract extension, pitched in the 9th inning. Delino DeShields reached safely in 2 of 3 plate appearances with a single, walk, and 2 stolen bases.

Additionally, 7 pitchers from major league camp pitched in a camp game on Field 1 in Surprise this afternoon. The pitchers and their lines are listed below. Jeff Mathis, Jett Bandy, and Tony Sanchez each had multiple at-bats in the game. Mathis hit a home run and Sanchez had 2 singles.

– LHP Joe Palumbo (2.0 IP, 2 SO, 21 pitches/15 strikes)

– RHP Jonathan Hernández (2.0 IP, 5 SO, 29 pitches/20 strikes)

– RHP Richelson Peña (0.2 IP, 2 H, 1 R-ER, 1 HR, 16 pitches/11 strikes)

– LHP Kyle Bird (1.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R-ER, 2 SO, 18 pitches/10 strikes)

– LHP CD Pelham – 3 BF (0.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R-ER, 1 HR, 16 pitches/12 strikes)

– LHP Miguel Del Pozo (1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 R-ER, 3 SO, 1 HR, 16 pitches/11 strikes)

– LHP Zac Curtis (1.0 IP, 1 H, 1 SO, 1 HBP, 15 pitches/10 strikes)

The Rangers will play 3 of their next 4 games on the road, beginning with Thursday’s matchup against San Diego in Peoria. LHP Mike Minor (0-0, 1.80) is slated to start for Texas against Padres LHP Nick Margevicius (1-0, 1.80). A free audio webcast of the 2:10 p.m. CT contest will be available on texasrangers.com, with Nashville Sounds play-by-play man Jeff Hem and Frisco RoughRiders radio broadcaster Ryan Rouillard on the call. The game will also air on television, as the Padres’ FOX Sports San Diego broadcast feed will be carried live on FOX Sports Southwest.

From Rangers PR staff reports

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