And that's that.
It has been a very good season overall, one that makes you feel a lot better about the 2010 timeframe, but you also can't help but feel that this was a missed opportunity for the Rangers.
Ron Washington says that Nelson Cruz will be back in the lineup today. Michael Young was in the lineup, but wasn't 100%, and it wouldn't surprise me if Young and Josh Hamilton sat the rest of the way, given their conditions.
Marlon Byrd says he wants to come back to the Rangers in 2010.
And Reeves has a column about the Rangers' need to have Josh Hamilton in the lineup on a regular basis, with Reeves saying there are now those questioning Hamilton's willingness to play through pain.