Jung homers, Heim drives in 4 to help Rangers outscore Tigers 10-6

Jonah Heim drove in four runs, Josh Jung homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 10-6 on Tuesday night to improve to 35-19, the best record in franchise history at the one-third mark.

Texas second baseman Marcus Semien extended his hitting streak to a career-best 19 games with a fifth-inning single. Rangers reliever Grant Anderson (1-0) won in his major league debut, stricking out seven of the nine batters he faced.

Jung also scored three runs, and Aroldis Garcia had four hits and three runs.

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - MAY 30: Jonah Heim #28 of the Texas Rangers and Josh Jung #6 of the Texas Rangers celebrate Jungs home run against the Detroit Tigers during the top of the seventh inning at Comerica Park on May 30, 2023 in Detroit, Michigan. (Pho

Miguel Cabrera had three hits and drove in two runs for Detroit. Cabrera passed Ken Griffey Jr. for 15th place with 5,272 total bases.

The Rangers took a 1-0 lead in the second off Alex Faedo (1-3) on back-to-back doubles by Jung and Heim, and Cabrera tied it with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the inning.

Jake Rogers led off the third with a homer and Spencer Torkelson put Detroit up 3-1 with a double in the inning.

Texas scored three runs in the fourth. Heim made it 3-2 with a run-scoring grounder and Travis Jankowski put the Rangers ahead with a two-run double. Cabrera, though, scored from second on Zach Short's single to make it 4-4 in the bottom of the inning.

After Semien singled in the fifth, he scored on Nathaniel Lowe's one-out single before Heim's two-run single put the Rangers ahead 7-4.

Andy Ibanez's homer and Cabrera's RBI double made it 7-6 in the bottom of the fifth.

Jung hit his 12th homer to extend the lead to 9-6 in the seventh. Jung extended his hitting streak to 13 games, three short of the Rangers’ rookie record set by Elvis Andrus in 2009.


Tigers CF Riley Greene left in the third inning with left leg discomfort. ... The Tigers placed LHP Eduardo Rodriguez on the 15-day injured list because of a ruptured pulley tendon in his left index finger. Rodriguez, who is expected to miss several starts, becomes the fourth member of the rotation on the IL. RHP Matt Manning (foot) threw a bullpen session before the game while LHP Tarik Skubal (elbow) threw live BP, but neither are close to a return.


The Tigers acquired OF Jake Marisnick from the Chicago White Sox for cash considerations. Marisnick played for A.J. Hinch in Houston from 2015-19, winning a World Series in 2017 although injuries kept him off the postseason roster.


The teams finish the three-game series Wednesday, with Detroit expected to use an opener against Dane Dunning (4-0, 1.67). Dunning was activated from the paternity list Tuesday.