I don't know how to put this, but...this series is kind of a big deal.
Texas and Boston, the top two teams in the Wild Card race, with Boston up a half game on the Rangers. This isn't exactly do or die, but a sweep by either team would certainly be a huge blow to the other's playoff hopes.
Anthony Andro writes that Scott Feldman's outing yesterday wasn't pretty, but he got the job done.
Josh Hamilton's struggles this year have been mystifying, and a big reason why the offense hasn't clicked, but T.R. Sullivan writes that the good Hamilton may be back.
The Rangers are considering putting Nelson Cruz on the disabled list today, if his ankle doesn't show that he's close to being ready to return.
And Jeff Wilson has a story about the Rangers doing better against good teams than against bad ones.