Red Fever
Complete coverage of the Texas Rangers

Rangers See Streaks Die

Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    AP

    What's the old adage? All good things must come to an end? Yeah, that's right.

    Well, the Texas Rangers have learned that the hard way in the past couple of days and are enjoying a much-needed, rare Tuesday off before picking up a two-game home set against the hated Arizona Diamondbacks (see what I did there) and a three-game weekend set against the Kansas City Royals.

    Twin-bill sweep: The Rangers were swept in a doubleheader (seriously, who plays scheduled doubleheaders anymore?) for the first time in their past 14 chances, which dates back to who knows when — probably back to their Washington Senators days.

    Three straight losses: The Rangers are the second-to-last team in the majors this season to lose three straight games, as the surprising New York Yankees are the lone team standing with that distinction.

    Joe Nathan saves: Sunday's blown save in the Rangers' heartbreaking 13-inning loss in Seattle marked the first blown save for Joe Nathan this year, his first blown save in 17 tries and his first blown save on the road since joining the Rangers prior to the 2012 season.

    See Yu later: One streak that didn't come to an end — Yu Darvish's home run allowed streak, which was stretched to six games when he gave up a game-tying homer to Didi Gregorious in the eighth inning of Monday's nightcap.