Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
Tex 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 X 5
Date of game: 6/27/2014

Recap: Texas vs. Minnesota

Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Nick Tepesch tossed 7 1/3 scoreless innings and the Texas Rangers survived a ninth-inning rally from the Minnesota Twins to win 5-4, ending their eight-game losing streak in the opener of a three-game set on Friday.

Tepesch (3-3) allowed just three hits and a pair of walks while fanning five to pick up his first win since May 26.

"We needed a well pitched game and he gave it to us," Rangers manager Ron Washington said of Tepesch.

Adrian Beltre crushed a two-run shot and Shin-Soo Choo went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the Rangers, who snapped their longest skid since Aug. 8-16, 2005.

Kevin Correia (4-9) yielded four runs on six hits and two walks over six innings to absorb the loss.

Oswaldo Arcia and Eduardo Escobar each drove in a run for the Twins, who have lost four straight and nine consecutive road games.

"I'm proud of the guys for sticking in there, it was a rough night," Twins catcher Joe Mauer said.

The Twins managed just three hits in the first eight frames until a ninth- inning rally fell just short.

Joakim Soria walked Josh Willingham and gave up a Kendrys Morales double to start the inning. Arcia's base hit up the middle scored the Twins first run. Morales came home when an Escobar grounder went under the glove of Luis Sardinas at third.

Jorge Polanco's two-run triple to right pulled Minnesota within one. Soria then fanned Brian Dozier and got Kurt Suzuki to ground out to end the rally.

Beltre smashed a high fastball for a two-run homer to right-center field to open the scoring in the first. Choo singled to lead off.

Tepesch struck out Escobar looking with the bases loaded in the fourth to keep the Twins off the board.

In the fifth, Chris Gimenez worked a one-out walk and Sardinas' line-drive double went past a diving Willingham in left to score Gimenez. Choo doubled off the wall in left to make it 4-0.

The Rangers added a run in the eighth with a Beltre sacrifice fly that plated Elvis Andrus.

Game Notes

Soria's 8 1/3 scoreless innings streak came to an end ... Andrus extended his errorless streak to 30 games ... Minnesota finished 2-for-10 with runners in scoring position ... Texas went 2-for-5 with RISP.

Mississippi State C Day suspended one game

The Southeastern Conference suspended Mississippi State center Dillon Day one game Tuesday for stomping on a pair of LSU players in last week's game against the Tigers.

NASCAR News
NASCAR reveals new rules package for 2015 Sprint Cup season

NASCAR announced on Tuesday major changes to the rules package for Sprint Cup Series teams in 2015, including a ban on private team testing and reduction of horsepower.

Bucs OC Tedford takes medical leave

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford will be taking an indefinite leave of absence from the team as he continues to deal with a medical issue.

O's tab Tillman to start ALDS Game 1

Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter announced Tuesday that Chris Tillman will take the mound for next week's opener of the American League Division Series.

Lightning prospect Drouin breaks thumb

The Tampa Bay Lightning will be without promising young forward Jonathan Drouin for the start of the upcoming 2014-15 season due to a slight fracture of his right thumb.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.