Saturday night in Baltimore
They need to know what it’s like to be in those situations. They need to feel it. That’s part of the process. They need to feel the adrenaline rush and learn how to react in those situations and get the job done. The only way to do that is by being in it.”
Rangers manager Ron Washington on why he didn’t pinch-hit for Elvis Andrus and Chris Davis late in Friday’s game against the Orioles.
* Michael Young is the first player in Major League history to hit three game-tying or game-winning home runs in the ninth inning over a five-game span. There have been ten previous occasions when a player has hit three home runs in the ninth-inning over a five-game span but in none of those instances were all game-tying or go-ahead home runs.
* The Rangers do not expect to get involved with Pedro Martinez.
* The Rangers could have some interest in reliever Luis Vizcaino, who is currently on outright waivers, but it would likely be for a job at Triple A rather than the Major League level.