Jeff Wilson writes about the Rangers' dwindling A.L. West lead, although the players say it is too early to be watching the standings.
Anthony Andro says that the Rangers have struggled bunting, and Ron Washington concedes that the Rangers aren't a good bunting team.
Evan Grant writes about Eddie Guardado being on the roster bubble, a place where Guardado says he has been before.
The S-T has a look at the Rangers who have a shot at the All Star Game, with Ian Kinsler viewed as a slam dunk, Josh Hamilton and Michael Young seen as likely, Kevin Millwood having a decent shot, and Nelson Cruz likely on the outside looking in.
Hamilton hopes to hit off a tee today.
Randy Galloway has a column up about Vicente Padilla.