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You know what is really remarkable about this team?

From the 3rd inning on, the Rangers have outscored their opponents, 168-155. Applying Pythagoreas, that's a .540 winning percentage, an 87 or 88 win pace.

They are just awful in the first two innings. Check out these splits, by inning, for the offense:

Inning Average OBP SLG Runs
1st .193 .240 .290 8
2nd .227 .295 .333 13
3rd .319 .377 .566 37
4th .194 .245 .375 14
5th .256 .318 .481 24
6th .283 .333 .506 35
7th .215 .288 .326 11
8th .252 .352 .452 29
9th .235 .286 .435 17
Ext .214 .333 .357 1

The Rangers are worse in the first inning, offensively, than any other inning, and the second inning is almost as bad (although the fourth and seventh are a little worse than the second).

Similarly, on the pitching side:

Inning Average OBP SLG Runs
1st .291 .377 .506 32
2nd .299 .404 .488 38
3rd .296 .344 .494 35
4th .286 .371 .474 27
5th .288 .348 .466 30
6th .236 .358 .318 13
7th .264 .355 .454 23
8th .243 .319 .385 17
9th .236 .314 .377 10
Ext .385 .500 .462 2

It is amazing. And ugly. Amazingly ugly.

I have nothing to add here, no commentary or anything. I don't know what to say.