Splitting a four game series on the road is always going to be an acceptable outcome, especially when it is against a team like Baltimore, which is in the mix for a playoff spot. Still, splitting a series after taking the first two games feels a lot different than splitting a series after losing the first two.
Jeff Wilson writes in his game story that the Rangers were disappointed in just splitting the series, with a great effort by Ross Wolf in a spot start being wasted because the team couldn't score any runs.
Evan Grant writes that Ross Wolf did his job, but the Ranger bats letting him down.
T.R. Sullivan's game story talks about the Ranger offense "flatlining" the last two games against the Orioles.
Jeff Seidel has his Rapid Reaction at the ESPN Dallas blog.
Manny Ramirez has, just four days into his stint in the minors, been subject to a "random" drug test.
The S-T's notes talk about Yu Darvish being examined, Tanner Scheppers falling short in the All Star Game final roster spot voting, and the status of various injured Rangers.
Sullivan's notes talk about the Rangers not believing Darvish's d.l. stint is a cause for concern, Wilmer Font and Joseph Ortiz being called up, Joey Gallo missing the Futures Game, and Craig Gentry and Jeff Baker being ready for rehab stints in the near future.