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Rangers lose, Oakland wins

Texas is now 6.5 games back of the A's.

To put this in perspective, they were 7 games back going into last Friday, before the A's got swept in the doubleheader against the Royals.

I just can't get excited about this. This isn't a pennant race. This is a team hanging just close enough to give Rangers fans false hope.

I'm not going to let myself get sucked in. If they cut the lead to 3 games, I'll get fired up.

But until then, I'm thinking about 2007.