Rangers turn to Dane Dunning in search of series win vs. Nationals

The All-Star Break Couldn’t Have Come At A Better Time Texas Rangers

rangers Will try to seal the three-match series by winning the rubber match against the hosts washington nationals On Sunday, the series of 17 games will end in the same number of days.

American West Division-Leading rangers are 6-10 in that time, including losing five of their last seven games

after losing to citizens 8-3 on Saturday, Texas is turning to its top player Dan Dunning (8-1, 2.61 ERA) in the final.

The right-handed batsman is off to one of his best starts to the season. He held the host Boston Red Sox to one run on six hits with four strikeouts and one walk over six innings in a 6-2 victory on Tuesday.

Dunning has allowed more than three earned runs in only one of his 11 starts since coming into the rotation after Jacob deGrom tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and was ruled out for the season.

Texas manager Bruce Bochy told MLB.com, “I can’t think of a pitcher who has brought more value.” “When you look at what he did in ‘Pen’ and of course, with Jacob, he gets into the rotation.

“He’s a complete pitcher, moves the ball around, changes pace, keeps the ball on the ground a lot. He has good balance. I don’t know what else we can say, I’m out of exaggeration for this.” To give to the child. That’s how nice.”

citizens Patrick Corbin (5-10, 5.13 ERA) is coming off one of his worst starts to the season. The left-hander went six runs on 10 hits while allowing two homers, two strikeouts and three walks in an 8-4 loss to the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday.

“I made some mistakes today,” said Corbin, who gave up a three-run homer to Nick Senzel and a solo shot to Jonathan India. “I wasn’t as quick as I wanted to be. I’ll go into the next one and try to fix that.”

Corbyn has not faced rangers In about five years, when he played for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He allowed three runs on six hits over seven innings with seven strikeouts in a 6–4 victory in August. 14, 2018

One of Corbin’s biggest tests will likely come against rookie third baseman Josh Jung, who hit two home runs and finished with three RBIs on Saturday. His 19 homers topped all rookies.

Jung is one of the five rangers The All-Stars, along with outfielder Adolis Garcia and shortstop Corey Seager, who contributed to Friday’s 7-2 victory, also included catcher Jonah Heim and second baseman Marcus Semien.

For Washington, Joey Meneses, Jammer Candelario and Alex Call capped off. citizensThe latest win, which ended their five-match losing streak. It was only their second win in the last 17 matches citizens park

Meneses entered the Series having hit only two home runs this season, but he hit two on Friday and another on Saturday.

–Field Level Media

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