With the Rangers bobbling along around .500, manager Ron Washington’s job safe for at least another month and tonight’s game against the – vomit – Royals, there must be something sexy in our baseball world.
Can I interest you in a 23-game hitting streak?
Shortstop Michael Young, despite playing with a broken finger he dropped a weight on last week, can start making this guy nervous with a hit tonight. The team record streak, after all, is only 28, set back in 2000.
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During the streak Young is hitting .339 (37 for 109) with three homers and 13 RBI. In other words, nothing worthy of waking up Joe D. Yet.-- Richie Whitt