G9: Rangers finally win against A’s, 5-4

The game started off ugly – like just about every game so far this year. Colby Lewis walked 8 batters in his 3.2 innings of work. Far too many. However, the bullpen was great. In the bullpens 5.1 innings, they pitched shutout ball, giving up just two hits – both by Yan. Fultz, Cordero, & Urbina gave up squat. And speaking of Urbina, he has three saves. We have three wins so far.
On the other side, unfortunately, four of our five runs came off the longball. While it’s nice to see homeruns, I’m a bit worried that such a radically high percentage of our total runs scored are that way. It seems that if we don’t hit home runs, we’re not winning – I don’t like that trend. Still, Mark Teixeira hit his first major league home run, scoring three. And Carl Everett hit a solo home run in the bottom of the 8th to win the game.
Overall, a great comeback win – great pitching from our bullpen. Makes me wish I was there. :)