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95-65, 1st in AL West
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Rangers bullpen continues scoreless streak

No relief pitcher has allowed a run for Texas since September 20. The 29 2/3 scoreless innings by the Rangers bullpen is the second-longest streak in franchise history, behind the 35 2/3 scoreless innings by the Senators bullpen in April 1969. (Elias Sports Bureau)

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Darvish dealing through 100 starts

Yu Darvish has accumulated 812 strikeouts through 100 starts, the most strikeouts of any pitcher in his first 100 major-league starts, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The previous record was Chris Sale with 766 strikeouts.

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Rangers will be tough out in playoffs (0:58)
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Andrus flies for great grab (0:30)
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Home on the range: Texas clinches advantage

Yu Darvish looked playoff-ready with a season-high 12 strikeouts in six innings as the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 on Friday night and clinched home-field advantage.

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Beltran blasts homer to right (0:20)
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Ramirez surprises Beltre at second base (0:20)

Lineup: Rangers (94-65) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (66-93)

  • 1. Carlos Gomez, LF (R)
  • 2. Ian Desmond, CF (R)
  • 3. Carlos Beltran, DH (S)
  • 4. Adrian Beltre, 3B (R)
  • 5. Rougned Odor, 2B (L)
  • 6. Jonathan Lucroy, C (R)
  • 7. Shin-Soo Choo, RF (L)
  • 8. Mitch Moreland, 1B (L)
  • 9. Elvis Andrus, SS (R)
  • SP: Yu Darvish, RHP

Hunt for October: Where things stand

The Rangers have clinched the AL West. Their magic number is one to clinch home-field advantage throughout the postseason (with a win or a Red Sox loss). What's at stake this weekend

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Ian Desmond up, Carlos Gomez down

Having seen his value crash as a free agent last season, Ian Desmond is poised to strike it big on the market this winter after returning to his career norms on offense. Meanwhile, Carlos Gomez's rough season caused his stock to plummet. Bowden: FA value watch (Insider)

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Carlos Gomez fitting in well with Rangers

Against the Brewers on Wednesday, Gomez launched his eighth home run in 31 games with the Rangers. He had just five in 85 games with the Astros earlier this season, ESPN Stats & Info notes.

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Revive bate de dominicano Carlos Gómez al llegar a los Rangers

Tras llegar como un desecho de los Astros, recupera su forma y promedia .275 con siete jonrones y 21 carreras impulsadas en 29 partidos con Texas. Leer

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Andrus says 2015 season was an eye opener (1:12)
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Rangers should go for AL's top seed

While most teams would prefer resting their starters before the postseason, Texas should try its best to lock up home-field advantage.The Rangers are 51-26 at home and 42-39 on the road, which explains why. What we learned Tuesday

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Tuesday's longest home runs

Miguel Cabrera hit yet another home run that traveled over 440 feet, but he was bested on Tuesday by a player with just six homers in 100 games this season -- Eduardo Escobar. Yoenis Cespedes also reached 440 feet on his blast.

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Which Rangers have mastered spin rate?

Spin rate is a relatively new factor of pitching being explored, but those who do it best are finding success. Yu Darvish and Matt Bush are among pitchers with the highest spin rate on four-seam fastballs. Why spin rate matters (Insider)

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Darvish's brother convicted for gambling in Japan

The Osaka District Court on Tuesday found Sho Darvish, brother of Yu Darvish, guilty of taking hundreds of bets on Major League Baseball and professional baseball games in Japan last year.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs7606th
Batting Average.2635th
On Base Percentage.32214th
Slugging Percentage.4356th
Earned Run Average4.3922nd
Quality Starts83Tied-7th
WHIP1.3722nd
BAA.26121st

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