"It was a tough game in the beginning, but we managed to stay in it and fought back to get the W", said Texas second baseman Isiah Kiner-Falefa, who had a two-run double as part of the comeback in the sixth.
In the top of the seventh inning, Jose Iglesias reached on an error and Jacoby Jones scored to make the game 6-5. He allowed a solo home run to Nomar Mazara in the third inning, Mazara's eighth home run of the year. Keone Kela retired the Tigers in the ninth to pick up his seventh save on the year. St. Louis had its season-best five-game winning streak snapped, one night after finishing a weekend sweep of the rival Chicago Cubs at almost 1 a.m. Romero (2-0) permitted just 3 hits and struck out 9 while throwing 97 pitches.
The Rangers ended their three-game losing streak on Monday with the win over the Tigers.
The Tigers have lost four of their last five games SU. Kris Bryant and Javier Baez connected, and Happ finished with five RBI. The only downer for the Cubs was an early exit for Baez, who departed in the sixth with right groin tightness. Texas is now 14-23 overall and 7-13 at home. He also had his Major's leading seventh three- hit game. Bruce made his second return to Great American Ball Park since he was traded in 2016. He was reinstated from the disabled list to fourth in the lineup as the third baseman. Fiers came back down to earth in his last outing, surrendering five runs on six hits in just four toal innings of work.
The Tigers have hit seven home runs in their last 10 games. Herrera hit a three-run drive off Jeff Samardzija (1-2) in the first and a two-run shot off D.J. Snelten in the sixth. They enter Tuesday's matchup 4-1 in Minor's last five starts and Texas has won 6 of the last 8 meetings at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Castellanos is slashing.324/.378/.507 with three home runs, 22 RBIs and 18 runs scored, while Cabrera (.323/.407/.516) has produced three homers, 21 RBIs and 13 runs scored. The over has hit in four of those games, compared to one that've hit the under against lefties.