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June 9, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; Texas Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland (18) rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the San Francisco Giants during the eighth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-US PRESSWIRE
June 9, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; Texas Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland (18) rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the San Francisco Giants during the eighth inning at AT&T Park. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-US PRESSWIRE

Rubber match today. Alexi Ogando v. Tim Lincecum.

Jeff Wilson's game story talks about the defense and bats letting Scott Feldman down, despite his strong effort.

Anthony Andro writes in his game story that Feldman pitched well enough to win, but the defense and hitters didn't do enough to support him.

The headline to T.R. Sullivan's game story describes the team as "sluggish," which is as good a description of their play as any.

Bryan Dolgin has his "Rapid Reaction" at the ESPN Dallas blog.

Drew Davison has a story about Michael Kirkman getting treatment for skin cancer.

Randy Galloway has a column on the increased number of African-American players who went in the first round of the MLB draft this year, and the economics of being a college baseball player.

John Gaub, who was designated for assignment to make room for Tanner Scheppers on the 40 man roster, has been claimed off of waivers by the St. Louis Cardinals.

The S-T's notes talk about Craig Gentry getting a second start yesterday after his 5 for 5 game on Friday, Matt Harrison's game on Friday, and Alexi Ogando's spot start.

Sullivan's notes talk about Gentry, Harrison, and Yorvit Torrealba.