The Texas Rangers used a trio of home runs to win their third game of the best-of-seven Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series (WS-7).Texas defeated the Ariona Diamondbacks 11-7 in Game 4 of the World Series on Sunday at Chase Field in Phoenix, Ariz .Texas now leads the series 3-1 and is one win away from its first WS title .Game 5, which could be the final game of the WS, will be played at 9:03 a.m. on Feb. 2 at the same location .Texas also extended its postseason road winning streak to 10 games.
Texas has won every visiting game since the first game of the wild-card deciding series against the Tampa Bay Rays on April 4. It’s the longest such streak in MLB history. Texas also tied the record for most consecutive team home runs in a single postseason game (15).Leading up to the game, the mood was somber for Texas. Veteran starting pitcher Max Scherzer and slugger Adolis Garcia were both out with injuries .Garcia, in particular, had been the centerpiece of this year’s postseason, batting .323 with eight home runs and 22 RBIs in 15 games.
In Game 3, Garcia injured his side muscle and was diagnosed as no longer able to play and was removed from the roster .Even without their fixer, the Texas bats were still solid and strong .Texas bombed the Arizona mound in the top of the second inning with the score tied at 0-0.It started with a leadoff double to center field by Josh Jung. The next two batters were retired on a strikeout and a walk, but Arizona reliever Miguel Castro threw a wild pitch that allowed Chung to score from third base.
Leandro Taveras then walked and Travis Jankowski singled up the middle to put runners on first and second again. The next batter, Marcus Simeon, exploded a three-run homer to left field to make it 3-0. The offense didn’t stop there. Arizona brought in its third pitcher, Kyle Nelson, but once he stepped to the plate, Corey Seager blasted a two-run home run to 바카라사이트 center field to make it 5-0.