Rangers try to extend road win streak in matchup against the Tigers

Sat, Jun 18, 2022
MLB News (AP)

Rangers try to extend road win streak in matchup against the Tigers

Texas Rangers (31-33, second in the AL West) vs. Detroit Tigers (24-40, fourth in the AL Central)

Detroit; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Taylor Hearn (4-4, 5.37 ERA, 1.66 WHIP, 50 strikeouts); Tigers: Rony Garcia (0-2, 5.06 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 36 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rangers -128, Tigers +109; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Texas Rangers will try to keep a four-game road win streak alive when they take on the Detroit Tigers.

Detroit is 24-40 overall and 15-22 at home. The Tigers are 4-2 in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Texas has a 17-15 record in road games and a 31-33 record overall. The Rangers have a 2-11 record in games decided by one run.

Saturday's game is the third time these teams square off this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Miguel Cabrera has a .294 batting average to rank fifth on the Tigers, and has six doubles and three home runs. Harold Castro is 11-for-39 with five RBI over the past 10 games.

Marcus Semien has 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 25 RBI for the Rangers. Nate Lowe is 15-for-42 with four doubles and three home runs over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 3-7, .222 batting average, 5.70 ERA, outscored by 39 runs

  • Rangers: 6-4, .250 batting average, 4.01 ERA, outscored opponents by one run

    INJURIES: Tigers: Austin Meadows: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Daz Cameron: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Jeimer Candelario: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Casey Mize: 60-Day IL (elbow), Michael Pineda: 15-Day IL (finger), Kyle Funkhouser: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Matt Manning: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jake Rogers: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jose Cisnero: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

    Rangers: Glenn Otto: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Eli White: 10-Day IL (wrist), Mitch Garver: 10-Day IL (covid-19), Josh Smith: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Jonathan Hernandez: 60-Day IL (elbow)

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