Vote: Assessing the Rangers at the All-Star break

The Texas Rangers finished the first half of the season at 43-45, 16 1/2 games back in the AL West and three games out of a wild-card spot.

How would you grade their performance thus far? Who has been the team's MVP? What would you like to see the Rangers do at the trade deadline? Vote in the polls below:

Texas kicks off the second half Friday with a three-game series against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.