He wasn’t needed in a 4-2 loss to the Yankees, but he will get a chance to reclaim his former role.
The 2015 club remains part of the thought process as the trade deadline nears.
Because there wasn’t a “mechanical failure,” the grounds crew’s failure wasn’t sufficient grounds to suspend the game.
The grounds crew’s inability to cover the field leads to a 2-1 Texas loss shortly after its closer had been traded to Detroit.
The Rangers’ manager gave Joakim Soria the lead, but the closer couldn’t preserve the win.
Nick Martinez takes a shutout in the sixth inning, but the offense proves hapless with runners in scoring position.
A strained right groin sacks the catcher only five days after 2014 debut.
The right-hander allows two runs in 7 1/3 innings and is backed by three straight two-out RBI hits in the sixth.