Texas 3, Arizona 1
The good version of Zac Gallen showed up, allowing only three runs through 6 2⁄3 innings. The offense and defense though, not so much.
Arizona Offense Comes Up Short
The Diamondbacks took a 1-0 lead in the third, but that was the end of the scoring for the Snakes on Tuesday night.
Offense Squanders Strong Gallen Start
The Diamondbacks managed only three hits in the game, not the recipe for success, no matter who is on the mound.
Weaver Borrowing a Page from Gausman’s Playbook (The Athletic)
Luke Weaver has refined his mechanics and is now going with what works, even if it turns him into a two-pitch pitcher.
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Wander Surpasses Mantle
By drawing a walk in the seventh inning of Tampa Bay’s 12-7 win over the Red Sox, Wander Franco extended his on-base streak to 37 games, setting the record for most consecutive games reaching base by a player 20 or younger, surpassing the previous record of 36 set by some guy named Mickey Mantle.
Tampa’s Cruz Hits #30 at 41
The blast by the slugger makes Cruz the oldest player to ever hit 30 home runs in a season.