Robbie Ray was dominant, but was the victim of his bullpen as Jake Barrett gave up a two-run gopher ball with one out in the ninth inning. Heroics were provided by recently promoted Oscar Hernandez when he launched his first career homer run to give the Diamondbacks back the lead in the 12th inning.
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Not one to dig deeply into the numbers, Goldschmidt still realizes his are not where they were expected to be.
What, if anything, does a look at the Times Through Order Penalty tell us about Robbie Ray?
After undergoing season-ending neck surgery for the second time in three seasons, the slugger’s days playing major league baseball have come to an end. An important caveat is that Fielder’s career has been ended by the doctors, and not Fielder himself. Because Fielder has been declared medically restricted from play, he will receive the remainder of the $106 million owed to him had he played out the last four seasons of his contract. This also impacts the Rangers’ 40-man roster, albeit only marginally.