The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team based in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. Texas competes in Major League Baseball as a member club of the American League West division.
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The last team to win its first game after trailing by at least seven runs was the 1950 New York Yankees, who trailed 9-0 then beat Boston 15-10 at Fenway Park, per the Elias Sports Bureau.
The only other team to overcome a seven-run deficit in its season-opening game was the 1901 Detroit Tigers, who erased a 10-run gap to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 14-13.
Blue Jays right-hander Adam Cimber (1-0) pitched one inning for the win despite allowing Adolis García’s tying home run in the seventh. Yimi Garcia worked the eighth and Jordan Romano finished for his first save.
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Santiago Espinal gave Toronto an 8-7 lead with an RBI double off Sborz in the sixth.
Before the game, former Blue Jays infielder and current Rangers second baseman Marcus Semien and Guerrero and Hernandez were presented with their 2021 Silver Slugger Awards. Semien also got his Gold Glove, while Guerrero received his Hank Aaron Award from Billye Aaron, the late Hall of Fame slugger’s widow.
Gurriel’s winning hit came off Rangers right-hander Dennis Santana (0-1), who allowed one run in 1 1/3 innings.
105.3 The Fan
Entercom’s 105.3 The Fan (KRLD-FM) is the home of the Rangers and covers both regular and postseason games, as well as select Spring Training games.
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