On the one hand, you can't expect to win a game when you only score 1 run. And you aren't going to win many games win you only score 3 runs.
But on the other hand, the Rangers were in position to do exactly that, and their closer blew both those games, in ugly fashion.
This team considers itself a contender, and could well be 4-1 right now. Evan Grant, in his chat session this afternoon, said the Rangers could have a closer controversy looming now.
I don't see that there's going to be much controversy. Frank Francisco isnt going to be the closer after today. I just see no way that the Rangers can send him back out there in the 9th inning with a lead again anytime soon.
Whether the closer is going to be Neftali Feliz, or Chris Ray, or Darren Oliver, I don't know. But the next time there's a save situation, I just cannot imagine that it will be Frankie taking the mound in the 9th.