That wasn't how we wanted to start the second half. The Rangers lost a very winnable game last night, with sloppy play and a failure to get hits with runners in scoring position. The A's lost, at least, so Texas is still just two games out of first place.
Jeff Wilson, in his game story, goes through all the missed opportunities that the Rangers had.
T.R. Sullivan's game story also talks about the chances the Rangers missed out on.
Todd Wills has his Rapid Reaction up at the ESPN Dallas blog.
Gerry Fraley writes that the Rangers played like they weren't ready to come back from the Break.
Matt Garza is still a Cub, rather than a Ranger. Wilson has a story about the negotiations here.
Drew Davison has a story on Pudge Rodriguez, who
was will be inducted into the Rangers Hall of Fame last night tonight.
Anthony Andro has a story about Chris Davis.
The S-T's notes talk about Lance Berkman resuming baseball activities, Alexi Ogando being activated if his bullpen session tomorrow goes well, and Tanner Scheppers' workload.
Sullivan's notes hit on Berkman, Mike Olt dealing with trade rumors, and Nelson Cruz missing yesterday's game with a migraine.