Here are the candidates for Texas Rangers star of the game Friday, as selected by Star-Telegram beat man Jeff Wilson, from their 5-4 loss to the Seattle Mariners at Globe Life Field.
The loss snapped the Rangers’ three-game winning streak and kept them from climbing to .500 for only the second time this season. The were 3-3 on April 7 after the home-opening series against the Toronto Blue Jays.
The Rangers led 2-0 and 4-2, but both times the Mariners countered with two-run homers against Mike Foltynewicz. The right-hander was charged five runs in 6 1/3 innings.
Nate Lowe: The first baseman homered to start the third inning, giving him seven on the season and extending his on-base streak to 20 games. The home run to straightaway center field traveled an estimated 451 feet, making it the longest homer by a Rangers player at Globe Life Field.
Willie Calhoun: The leadoff hitter opened with a single and scored from first base on a double, and collected a two-out RBI in the second with an opposite-field single. Calhoun is batting .338 this season.
Nick Solak: After a 3-for-17 road trip, the second baseman drove in Calhoun in the first with a double to left field and later scored on an Adolis Garcia single. Solak also reached on an infield single in the fifth and started the eighth with a single.
Who was the Rangers' star of the game Friday vs. the Mariners?
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