Texas Rangers: Watch Dane Dunning achieve a major milestone
By Seth Carlson
It’s been a rough go for the Texas Rangers offense in recent weeks, as their road struggles have followed them from city to city, seemingly with no end in sight.
So surely, a three game series at Coors Field in high altitude Denver, Colorado would do the trick for a slumbering offense, right?
It very well may as the series progresses with the ball due to fly around eventually, but for starter Dane Dunning, the Coors effect was not lost on him, smacking a base hit to center field in the third inning.
Dane Dunning got his first career hit during Tuesday night’s Texas Rangers’ game.
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What a special moment for Dunning, who collected his first hit as a pro. Congratulations!
Pretty sure they’ll want to save that ball for the trophy case.
The 26-year-old right-hander has been one of the Rangers’ more reliable starting pitchers in 2021, cementing himself as part of the future in Arlington, and now burnishes his resume with his first career base knock.
The hit also came off of Rockies’ ace German Marquez, no less. That’ll do for a player who doesn’t (and won’t) regularly step into the batters box!
Now here’s hoping Dunning can become the unlikely spark for an offense that has so badly needed one during this road trip.
Even if the bats don’t break out, we’ll take a feel good moment like this right now. This team could use a few of those as well.