We gave it a big fight but obviously it's tough after losing Thomas so early.
Lynn, late offence help Rangers end losing skid
However we just lacked an extra cutting edge. But when it's not your night these things can happen.
We need to start getting some points away from home to push for the play-offs. The Stars struggled to hold the Pirates in the early stages but trailed by just six after eight heats with Jorgensen then bowing out of the meeting. However it was a massive blow when Nikolai Klindt defied Lynn's big tactical move of bringing in Lambert to partner Cook in heat nine.
But the brilliant Cook and Lambert pairing hauled the Stars back in contention with a majestic maximum in heat 13, Lambert passing Jack Holder on the second bend. However, with Jorgensen in the penultimate race it was always going to be a tall order to keep the match alive. And so it proved, with Lewis Kerr unable to stop Josh Grajczonek who wrapped up the win for the Pirates.
Now it was just whether the top two could salvage a point in the last heat. But disaster struck when Cook brought down Grajczonek coming out of the second bend and that meant a frustrating night for the Stars ending pointless. Log in Register.
Toggle navigation. Ofsted Map Future Voices. Logan Forsythe drove in two for Texas. The Rangers scored two key runs in the top of the ninth off reliever Matt Andriese. Rangers closer Jose Leclerc, who blew a save chance and a two-run lead Tuesday, loaded the bases with no outs in the bottom of the inning, hitting Carson Kelly and Adam Jones with consecutive pitches after walking Ildemaro Vargas. Leclerc walked Jarrod Dyson to make it , but Kyle Bird worked out of the jam for his first career save.
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DeShields stole second and took third on a throwing error by Kelly, the catcher. Forsythe singled hard through a drawn-in infield to tie it at 1. Chafin came on with the bases loaded and struck out Joey Gallo, then got Asdrubal Cabrera to bounce into an inning-ending double play. The next inning, Chafin walked Isiah Kiner-Falefa, who took second on a sacrifice. Just a gritty, gritty game.
Ray struck out five Rangers in a row between the second and third innings. The Diamondbacks took the lead in the third inning. Eduardo Escobar scored on a wild pitch from Lynn.
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Ray allowed only three baserunners through the first five innings, none via a hit. After a quick umpire review, the ball was determined to have been hit foul, and Escobar ended up striking out. Ray has allowed three or fewer hits in each of his first three starts of the season, the longest such streak in Diamondbacks history. He also has a 1.