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|Texas Rangers 04-29-2030|
| Breaking News |
|Wednesday, April 24th, 2030: Johnston Rips St. Louis for 5 Hits|
Jake Johnston put on a hitting clinic today as the Rangers dumped the Cardinals 12-0 at The Ballpark at Arlington. The Texas second baseman sprayed hits all over the ballpark by lashing St. Louis pitching for 5 hits in 5 at-bats in the game.
He told SION reporters after the game, that he just hit it where they pitched it. "Too often I try to pull the ball too much. Today I just went with the pitch."
J. Johnston singled in the 3rd, singled in the 4th, singled in the 5th, hit a two-run single in the 7th and hit an RBI double in the 8th.
Thus far this season Johnston has hit .270 with no home runs, 5 RBIs and scored 4 times.
|Sunday, September 30th, 2029: Texas Gets Shutout Win Over Cardinals|
In a splendid 8-0 shutout performance, Jesús Gallardo of the Texas Rangers subdued the St. Louis Cardinals on a 6-hitter.
His manager said in postgame comments, "He kept hitting his spots and putting up zeroes."
Gallardo registered 2 strikeouts and 2 walks.
In 33 starts this season Gallardo has gathered 8 wins while suffering 14 losses. He has pitched 178.1 innings, allowed 216 hits, struck out 99 and has a 6.71 ERA.
|Saturday, September 29th, 2029: Long Rips 3 Homers Against Rangers!|
Fans from St. Louis are still buzzing after St. Louis whipped the Rangers 17-3 today at Busch Stadium II. Ray Long smashed three home runs in the game.
This is a feat that few players ever achieve and few fans ever see.
In a tremendous performance the third baseman bashed out 4 hits in 4 at-bats, had 6 RBIs and scored 4 times.
Speaking with the SION reporters at the postgame press conference, he was asked what it felt like to hit three home runs in one game. Long answered, "To get one homer is special...two is great...three is just unbelievable!"
R. Long hit a two-run home run off J. Davis in the 2nd, hit a two-run home run off C. Baker in the 3rd, hit a two-run home run off B. Potter in the 5th, singled in the 6th and walked in the 8th.
This season Long is hitting .300 with 36 home runs.
|Record overall||12-13, .480 PCT|
|Position in Division||5th, 2.0 GB|
|Record at home||7-9, .438 PCT|
|Record on the road||5-4, .556 PCT|
|Record in X-inning games||1-1, .500 PCT|
|Record in one-run games||3-3, .500 PCT|
|Record versus LHP||3-3, .500 PCT|
|Record versus RHP||9-10, .474 PCT|
|Record last 10 games||6-4, .600 PCT|
|Record in April||12-13, .480 PCT|
|Team Batting Stats & Rankings|
|Batting Average||.283 - 6th in AL|
|On-Base Percentage||.370 - 6th in AL|
|Slugging Percentage||.500 - 3rd in AL|
|On-Base + Slugging||.870 - 4th in AL|
|Runs Scored||166 - 5th in AL|
|Hits||247 - 7th in AL|
|Extra-Base Hits||96 - 4th in AL|
|Home Runs||44 - 2nd in AL|
|Bases-On-Balls||106 - 6th in AL|
|Strikeouts||113 - 2nd in AL|
|Stolen Bases||22 - 6th in AL|
|Team Pitching Stats & Rankings|
|Earned Run Average ||5.63 - tied for 6th in AL|
|Starters' ERA||6.11 - 8th in AL|
|Bullpen ERA||4.86 - 3rd in AL|
|Runs allowed||147 - 4th in AL|
|Hits allowed||241 - 6th in AL|
|Opponents AVG||.282 - 6th in AL|
|BABIP||.305 - 7th in AL|
|Home Runs allowed||47 - 12th in AL|
|Bases-On-Balls||118 - 10th in AL|
|Strikeouts||172 - 1st in AL|