Moreland, a left-handed batter, was one of the Rangers' hottest hitters before going on the disabled list June 6 with a strained right hamstring. Prior to the injury, he went through a stretch of 37 games where he hit .331 with nine home runs, 22 RBIs and a .654 slugging percentage. He has played in 33 games since coming off the disabled list and is hitting .152 with two home runs, 11 RBIs and a .232 slugging percentage.
"It's been like any other time I've gone through a slump," Moreland said. "I'm just going up there and battling and trying to get a good pitch to hit. It could change in one pitch. You just keep going up there, keep your head down and battle through it. Everybody wants to have good results. But if you don't, you keep your head down and keep working."
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