The Texas Rangers seven-game winning streak was snapped as they fell 11-7 to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday afternoon. The Rockies got to Rangers starter Colby Lewis as they knocked him out after only four innings of the work. Lewis was tagged with 11 hits and eight runs with seven of those earned, and the majority of the damage was done in the third and fourth innings. Lewis left the game with the Rangers trailing 8-1.
Michael Kirkman came in for relief of Lewis, but he did not fair any better as he allowed two home runs for three runs which put the Rangers down 11-1 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning.
The Rangers offense came back in the bottom of the fifth as they were able to score six runs. Fours of those runs were off of starter Josh Outman which include a three-run home run by Nelson Cruz. The Rangers were able to score a pair of runs off of Adam Ottavino who came into relieve Outman, but that would be the last of their offense.
Form that point on neither team scored any runs and the Rangers were only able to manage four hits over the final four innings, an were unable to be in a position to comeback.