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2017 Schedule
76-80, 3rd in AL West
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Astros dominate Rangers in Arlington (1:41)
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Altuve leaves game after getting struck by pitch (0:26)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

This is the most amazing box score line of the year: Rougned Odor is 0-for-0 with three walks. Can he draw a fourth walk? Please make it so, baseball gods.

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Gattis seals an 8-run inning (0:42)
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Gallo sends a solo HR to center field (0:28)
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Benches clear as McHugh approaches Gomez from the mound (0:52)
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22hDan Szymborski

The 2017 ZiPS Awards for Unusual Achievements

Which pitcher gets the least out of his velocity? Andrew Cashner is one of two pitchers in the running to take home this dubious honor.

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Davis slugs 41st, Cotton goes 5 strong as A's top Texas 8-1

Khris Davis hit another big home run, Jharel Cotton pitched five shutout innings of one-hit ball and the Oakland Athletics extended their season-best winning streak to seven games with an 8-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.

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Rangers' Banister with ill mom, Buechele helms

Jeff Banister has taken a leave from the Rangers to be with his ill mother. Team bench coach Steve Buechele took over as skipper against the A's for the team and will do so again on Sunday.

Stats and Information

Twins stabilize wild-card chances

The Twins righted the ship on Thursday with a 12-1 win over the Tigers, as their chance at earning the second wild-card berth jumped with nine games remaining. The Rangers stayed alive with a victory, while the Angels' chances took a big hit with a loss to the Indians.

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Rangers back in the hunt?

The Twins' chances for the second wild-card spot went down slightly after being swept by the Yankees. Combined with a loss by the Angels, the door is now open for the Rangers, who saw their chances nearly double. The Royals aren't out of it just yet either.

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Average low, power high for Odor

Rougned Odor's grand slam in the Rangers' win over the Mariners on Wednesday was his 30th long ball of the season to go along with his .209 batting average. Per the Elias Sports Bureau, only three players in major league history have hit 30 or more homers while posting a batting average below .210 in a season: Dave Kingman in 1982 (37 HR, .204 BA), Mark Reynolds in 2010 (32 HR, .198 BA) and Adam Dunn in 2012 (41 HR, .204 BA).

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Can the Twins hold off the Angels?

The Yankees are all but locked into a wild-card spot, while the Twins have a significant advantage over the Angels despite losing four of five. The Rangers' two-game win streak is probably too little, too late, while losing streaks by the Mariners (four games) and Royals (three) have just about sunk them.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Looking to pick up a game on the Twins, the Mariners blew a chance to take the lead in the seventh. With runners at the corners and one out, Yonder Alonso wandered too far off third as Guillermo Heredia pulled his bat back on a possible safety squeeze and was picked off. Predictably, Heredia then singled, but the Mariners failed to score. Game still tied.

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Gallo's bomb leads the way Sunday

Josh Donaldson hit a monster homer of his own Sunday, but it wasn't enough to wrest the top spot from Joey Gallo, who hit the third-longest homer in MLB this season. Tim Beckham, Yangervis Solarte and Matt Olson round out the top five.

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Real or not? Joey Gallo hits one to Disneyland

Highlighted by homers like the 490-foot blast he hit against the Angels on Sunday, Gallo is finally proving his game will translate to the major leagues.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs7769th
Batting Average.24426th
On Base Percentage.32118th
Slugging Percentage.43214th
Earned Run Average4.5719th
Quality Starts767th
WHIP1.3922nd
BAA.25917th