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Max Scherzer silences Angels as Rangers roll

Aug 14, 2023; Arlington, Texas, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws a pitch in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Globe Life Field.

Aug 14, 2023; Arlington, Texas, USA; Texas Rangers beginning pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws a pitch within the first inning in opposition to the Los Angeles Angels at Globe Life Area.
Picture: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports activities

Max Scherzer allowed one hit over seven shutout innings for the Texas Rangers in a 12-0 win in opposition to the visiting Los Angeles Angels within the opener of their three-game sequence on Monday night time.

Scherzer (12-4) struck out 11 and walked one because the 39-year-old right-hander improved to 3-0 with a 1.80 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 20 innings in three begins since he was traded from the New York Mets on July 30.

Marcus Semien hit a three-run homer and drove in 5 runs for the Rangers, who’ve received 11 of 13. Adolis Garcia added a two-run homer and J.P. Martinez had two hits and scored three runs for Texas.

Angels starter Patrick Sandoval got here in with a 2-1 mark and 1.86 ERA over his earlier 5 begins, however struggled in opposition to the Rangers.

Sandoval (6-9) gave up 5 runs (4 earned) and 4 hits in 2 2/3 innings. He walked six and struck out six.

The Angels are 3-10 in August after coming into the month with the very best document within the AL for the reason that All-Star break (11-5).

Semien had an RBI single within the second inning and one other run got here dwelling on an error by heart fielder Mickey Moniak on the play to provide Texas a 2-0 lead.

A bases-loaded sacrifice fly by Martinez within the third prolonged the result in 3-0.

The Rangers reloaded the bases with two outs after Sandoval did not cowl first on a grounder to the best aspect. He then walked his sixth batter of the sport to drive in one other run and provides Texas a 4-0 lead.

Griffin Canning entered and threw a wild pitch for a 5-0 lead. He then gave up leadoff doubles within the fifth, sixth and seventh innings.

The Rangers capitalized within the sixth when Corey Seager got here dwelling on a two-out double by Mitch Garver to make it 6-0. Semien blasted his three-run homer within the seventh to make it 9-0.

Garcia hit a two-run homer later within the seventh to make it 11-0.

The Angels put infielder Eduardo Escobar on the mound for the eighth and the Rangers tacked on one other run on a double by Leody Taveras for a 12-0 lead.

The Angels had runners on first and second with one out within the second in opposition to Scherzer, however Matt Thaiss lined into an inning-ending double play.

Scherzer then retired the following 15 batters in a row, placing out the aspect within the sixth and the ultimate two batters of the seventh.

—Area Stage Media

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