Slumping Rangers fall farther behind Red Sox
A bad combination for the Texas
“We’re not scoring runs and we’re giving up runs,” manager Ron Washington said. “It is an awful time for it to happen.”
“We haven’t showed much of anything the last few games,” Murphy said. “You can give up and throw in the towel or keep fighting and show the character that we’ve showed all year.”
With 18 games left, the
“You have to believe you’re going to produce every game and help the team win,” said Davis, who is 23 of 56 (.411) with 12 runs and seven stolen bases in 13 games this month. “I need to keep doing exactly what I’ve been doing, and even more. Once you find something that works, you want to stick with it.”
Davis, who finished with three hits, put the
“I felt great in batting practice, ran around great, and then the second pitch he threw me, I got off balance, landed on my front side a little too hard and it just grabbed,” Young said. “I didn’t want to make it worse. I’ve been making too much progress.”
Young said it was unlikely he would play Wednesday, but could return this weekend against the
Davis added a two-run single in the fourth and a run-scoring single in the sixth. Davis was caught stealing after a leadoff single in the eighth.
McCarthy, who had won his two previous starts after nearly three months on the disabled list (stress fracture in right shoulder blade), gave up four runs while pitching into the fourth.