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Monday Morning Rangers Update

Yorvit's face when he reads a GDT
Yorvit's face when he reads a GDT

It's a good morning when you wake up and remember that the Rangers inched closer to retaining the Silver Boot for what may be the last time.

T.R. Sullivan's game story focuses on Colby Lewis having a good outing--both on the mound and at the plate--after a string of tough starts.

Calvin Watkins provides the Rapid Reaction to the Rangers 6-1 victory over the Houston Astros.

Drew Davison recaps the Rangers' win and writes about the Rangers getting back on track with a series win after a tough homestand.

Watkins has a piece on Colby Lewis where he writes that Derek Holland and Neftali Feliz should take notes on how Lewis handles bouncing back from bad starts.

Behind the DMN paywall, Evan Grant also writes about Lewis' improvement yesterday.

Watkins writes about Nelson Cruz continuing to work himself out of his slump with a 3-5 day yesterday.

Grant has a couple of items on the DMN blog on Mike Adams nearing full strength after battling an upper respiratory infection and what the Rangers need to do to secure the Silver Boot win.

Sullivan's Notebook covers Cruz's quad, Mike Napoli getting a day off yesterday, Profar's hitting streak coming to an end, and some Rangers inside-the-park home run history that forgets Craig Gentry's existence.

Two were hit in Arlington Stadium and just one by a Ranger at the Ballpark in Arlington. That was by Luis Alicea on June 23, 2000.

I still remember, Craig Gentry.

Jeff Wilson's notes cover the hotly anticipated Yu Darvish vs. King Felix match-up tonight and updates on Cruz and Adams' health.

Finally, the DMN takes a look at how 12 of the Rangers' top prospects fared last week.