Four regular season games left, with today being the final regular season home game. Texas has a good chance of setting an attendance record today, despite this summer being one of the hottest, most grueling summers in the D/FW area on record.
Jeff Wilson's game story talks about the Rangers emphasizing resting for the playoffs over trying to get home field advantage, although resting regulars didn't hurt them yesterday, as the second string knocked off Felix Hernandez, 7-3.
Louie Horvath says, in his game story at the Rangers' website, that the Rangers aren't saying that Alexi Ogando is heading to the bullpen for the playoffs, but yesterday's outing being limited to two innings seems to point in that direction.
Anthony Andro writes that last night's game was an audition for several candidates for the playoff bullpen.
The S-T's notes hit on Michael Young playing yesterday, C.J. Wilson's blister, and updates on Nelson Cruz and Julio Borbon.
T.R. Sullivan writes that Ron Washington is going to rest his regulars this week.
Gil Lebreton has a column about the Rangers heading back into the playoffs this year deeper and wiser than last season.
Drew Davison has a story on Koji Uehara getting acclimated in Texas.
Randy Jennings writes that Michael Young is still in the running for the A.L. batting title.