Nelson Cruz Home run Boosts the Rangers winBy Chandrajit, Gaea News Network
Saturday, August 14, 2010
ARLINGTON, TEXAS (Gaeatimes.com) — The hero of the day was Nelson Cruz, the outfielder who hit the first pitch breaking a 9-all tie. The Boston were defeated by the Texas by 10-9. It was a great game for the day and the crowd at the ballpark in Arlington witnessed a superb finishing touch by the Rangers.
The first pitch of Tim Wakefield was hit into the left field seats. The second home run of Cruz was the third walk off hit. The comeback of the Rangers was not quite sure, until, Outfielder Hamilton was triple away from hitting the cycle. There were four more hits taken by Hamilton, thereby raising his best average to 362. It was scored by him 4 times.
He can do it all, It was a whole team effort. What a game!
Says Rangers Team Manager Ron Washington.
The results came down to 8-to-2 in the fourth innings, with Boston scoring 7 runs. The Rangers also started to lag as three straight home runs were given by Opening Pitcher Tommy Hunter.
The Whole approach was simple. I think you just have to be aggressive and try to get on base.
Cruz said after the game was over.
The game on 4th August was really worth watching as the 2 teams combined effort led upto 9 home runs throughout the whole match.