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Rangers' Yang Hyeon-jong strikes out 8 in 1st MLB start
Rangers' Yang Hyeon-jong strikes out 8 in 1st MLB start
BaseballMay 6, 2021
As baseball starts go, this was short and sweet for Yang Hyeon-jong of the Texas Rangers. In his first major league start, Yang struck out eight Minnesota Twins in just 3 1/3 innings at Target Field in Minneapolis on Wednesday (local time). The bullpen took over with one out and bases loaded in the bottom fourth and the game tied at 1-1, and reliever John King bailed out the Korean left-hander with a couple of groundouts. The Rangers prevailed 3-1, after scoring twice in the top of the sixth