After last night’s loss, the Rangers are 1-1. They are now on a one-game losing streak. If they continue at this pace, they would finish the season at .500. That translates to eighty-one wins. Last year, they won eighty-eight. Which means right now the Rangers are playing much worse baseball than last year. This is really bad. I cannot see a scenario where the Rangers catch the Astros.
Last year the Rangers won the West. But after two games, they were 1-1. After two games this year their record is 1-1. If they win just eighty-seven more games, they will equal their incredible record from last season. And, as we all know, the Rangers go into this year with a stacked bullpen that is easily the best in the league.
Seattle Mariners (1-1) against the Texas Rangers
at the Ballpark in Arlington
Wade Miley (11-11, 4.46) vs. Colby Lewis (17-9, 4.66)
Game Time: 1:05
How the Rangers hit against Wade Miley
How the Mariners hit against Colby Lewis