ANAHEIM, CA - JUNE 02: Yu Darvish #11 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the sixth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 2, 2012 in Anaheim, California. The Angels defeated the Rangers 3-2. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
That was unpleasant last night.
Jeff Wilson's game story talks about the errors, the blown calls, and the closed-door meeting after the game last night.
T.R. Sullivan's game story focuses on the defensive miscues that cost the Rangers the game.
Richard Durrett has his Rapid Reaction at the ESPN Dallas blog.
Elvis Andrus says he learned a lesson last night, after not finishing a play because he thought the ball that he fielded had hit Erick Aybar. The umpires didn't see it that way and didn't call Aybar out, and Elvis didn't throw on to first base, arguing with the umpire instead, resulting in the runner being safe at first on what should have been a routine groundout.
Behind the paywall, Evan Grant writes that the Rangers looked "panicked" last night.
Sullivan's notes talk about Ron Washington preferring a seven man bullpen to having an extra bench player and the unearned runs the Rangers have allowed.
The S-T's notes talk about the rash of unearned runs allowed and the Rangers' ongoing search for a righthanded bench bat.