Jordan Lyles concludes the season with only two hits in seven innings, and rookie Jonah Heim finishes the season with a three-run home run to help the Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Saturday night. Defeated Thailand four times.
Lyles (10-13) matched the longest start of the year with the most strikeouts in eight. He has 146 strikeouts that match his career best, set in 2019 to split the time between Pittsburgh and Milwaukee this season. He threw the best 180 innings of his career.
Lyles’ Jewels faced the team that hit him the worst of the season, scoring eight runs in 3 2/3 innings on August 26 and losing 10-6.
“I enjoyed returning to these guys,” said Lyles, who leads the major leagues on home runs (38), with the third highest batting average in the big league qualifiers on Saturday (.281). Has entered. “I was lucky to be able to bounce back.”
With the Rangers (60-101) winning their fifth win in the last eight games, Heim pulled the first pitch from Triston McKenzie (5-9) into the first row of the right fielder.
Texas added three out of eight insurance runs with Charlie Culberson’s two-run double and rookie Andy Ibanez’s RBI single.
Fourteen Indians retired nine times in a row before Cleveland added another run by combining two singles and a fielder’s choice grounder.
The Indians (79-82) set the first losing record since 2012. They play last Sunday with the nickname they have been using since 1915. The team will be called Guardians from next season.
Cleveland manager Demarlo Hale said, “It would have been nice to say’get the .500’on Sunday, but it won’t.” game. ‘”
Heim, which was acquired in a February trade that sent former Rangers all-star Elvis Andrus to Auckland, is the first since September 11th and the second since playing five games in three games from July 30th to August. It became a home home. Includes consecutive walkoffs 1.
“I wish I had a little more games to keep the season going,” Heim said.
Willie Calhoun also hit a home run in Texas, leading the game with his second home run in his career.
Myles Straw pulled a two-out double into the left-wing corner in the third inning and won Yu Chang on Cleveland’s first run.
Mackenzie allowed four runs with four hits and four walks with four innings. He lost the last three starts of the season and abandoned 14 earned runs in 102/3 innings.
Hale advises media traveling with Indians to leave for Globe Life Field early Sunday, as the afternoon match will take place on the other side of the Dallas Cowboys home game, right next to AT & T Stadium. Did.
“I’m just trying to help,” Hale said.
The rooftop of Globe Life Field will be the 10th in 80 games this season for the first time since June 8. The temperature of the opening ceremony was 82 degrees under a partially cloudy sky, but it was a constant 72 degrees with the roof closed. Texas is 5-5 with the roof open. .. The first inning foul ball shattered by the Indian 3B Hosera Milles broke through the plexiglass of the photographer’s well adjacent to the far end of the Rangers’ first base dugout and bounced around it. No one was injured. .. Texas rookie Leody Taveras was first caught stealing in 19 career attempts.
The Indians RHP Aaron Civale (11-5, 4/03 ERA) has already won the most wins of the season and the club has won. Civale went 1-3 in September at 7.39 ERA.
Rangers RHP Dane Dunning (5-9, 4.32) is fifth in the AL rookie with 24 starts and eighth in 1142/3 innings.