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74-53, 1st in AL West
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The Rangers' bullpen is ... confusing

Texas' relief corps ranks 27th in the majors with a 4.77 ERA but leads the majors with 30 wins. Must be all those late comebacks and one-run wins. Five things we learned Wednesday

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Back-to-back: Desmond and ... Darvish?

Yes, Rangers starter Yu Darvish and outfielder Ian Desmond hit back-to-back home runs on Wednesday. The last AL team to do that was the then-Devil Rays on June 4, 2000, per the Elias Sports Bureau.

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Rangers beef up one-run win record

With a 6-5 victory over the Reds on Wednesday, Texas further improved its chances to break Baltimore's 2012 record for best winning percentage in one-run games.

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Yu Darvish joined a cool group tonight: Jake Arrieta, Adam Wainwright, Drew Pomeranz, Matt Cain. ... The 5 pitchers to HR vs Reds this year!

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Darvish's first career HR increases Rangers' lead (0:24)

Lineup: Rangers (73-53) at Reds (54-71)

  • 1. Ian Desmond, CF (R)
  • 2. Carlos Beltran, RF (S)
  • 3. Adrian Beltre, 3B (R)
  • 4. Rougned Odor, 2B (L)
  • 5. Jonathan Lucroy, C (R)
  • 6. Mitch Moreland, 1B (L)
  • 7. Nomar Mazara, LF (L)
  • 8. Elvis Andrus, SS (R)
  • 9. Yu Darvish, RHP
  • Daily lineups

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Is Lucroy MLB's top defensive catcher?

Jonathan Lucroy doesn't have a cannon for an arm, but he's above average when it comes to pitch-framing and game-calling. Does Keith Law rank him No. 1 with the glove? Best fielding/throwing tools (Insider)

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Hamilton's future in Texas is a mystery

Even if the Rangers re-sign him, Josh Hamilton will be 36 years old and coming off missing an entire season and most of another. That's a lottery ticket at best, David Schoenfield writes. Five things we learned Tuesday

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Cole Hamels is not a lock for Hall of Fame (1:19)
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Should another team take a chance on Hamilton? (2:14)
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Will Hamilton ever return to the baseball diamond? (0:49)
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Holt's speed puts Reds in the lead (0:15)
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Earth is covered mostly by water, the rest by Billy Hamilton (0:22)
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Carlos Beltrán quiere jugar hasta su 20ª temporada

Carlos Beltrán tiene toda la intención de conseguir contrato para el 2017 y así completar 20 temporadas en las Grandes Ligas y solidificar su candidatura al Salón de la Fama. Leer y mirar

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Is Colby Lewis' injury a concern?

Lewis, out for two months with a torn right shoulder muscle, leads the Rangers' rotation with a 1.02 WHIP in 15 starts. He's slated to begin a rehab assignment Wednesday and will make one more start after that before the Rangers decide if he's ready to come back to the big leagues. Crasnick: Injury questions for contenders

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Offseason moves paying off for Rangers

The Rangers are overperforming expectations, and a lot of that can be attributed to Ian Desmond's big year. David Schoenfield also lists Matt Bush and Tony Barnette as two low-cost moves that have paid off. Offseason surprises and disappointments (Insider)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs588Tied-9th
Batting Average.26210th
On Base Percentage.32019th
Slugging Percentage.42912th
Earned Run Average4.3319th
Quality Starts677th
WHIP1.3720th
BAA.26220th

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