This was a game I didn’t get to see much of. Had to work. But I did catch a few minutes here and there. What I didn’t miss was the mostly blah performance of Derek Holland. When I was thinking of writing for this game, I thought it was going to be one of those back and forth games. That did turn out to be the case in the middle innings for a little, but not as much as I realized.
The Rangers started out with a couple of runs early against Joe Blanton. A guy I remember from his time in Philly. When he got on the ropes early, I was immediately expecting a blowout. That didn’t happen. We did score 2, which is always helpful. But we let Blanton off the hook, as we could have had a lot more than that. [Read more…]