Well, I sure am glad that I didn't turn off that game in disgust in one of the many, many opportunities the Rangers gave me to do so.
Anthony Andro has a game recap that focuses on Leonys Martin's first walkoff homer. Jeff Wilson calls the win improbable, being the second walkoff in as many days. T.R. Sullivan details the Angels' 10th inning defensive gimcrackery that went for naught because they didn't position anyone in the left field bleachers. And Todd Wills' rapid reactions observe that Tanner Scheppers and Robbie Ross might be working their way out of the trust tree except who would replace them, Jason Frasor? Evan Grant quotes Ron Washington on the two walkoffs: "we did what we had to do."
It's not all good news, however, as Nelson Cruz left in the third with a bruised quad.
Lance Berkman has been having some long talks with his knees and hips and they say they will stop trying to kill him if he stops playing baseball.
Jeff Wilson says that Jon Daniels is here to not make any significant offensive trades before the deadline and chew bubblegum, and he's all out of bubblegum.
Drew Davison says that Lance Berkman is almost to the point where he will punch Ben Affleck in the face, record a tearful goodbye to Liv Tyler, and ride an asteroid into the sunset.
Mac Engel in the FWST has a column about Alex Rodriguez, saying that his path out of Cooperstown began in Arlington. For balance, here's Nick Gillespie over at Reason being a sensible libertarian, though he probably is just saying that because he's always got that sweet Performance Enhancing Jacket. I'm on to you, Nick Gillespie.
T.R. Sullivan's notes column talks about Lance Berkman wondering where his social security check is and why no one will take him to Luby's and also tells us that Feliz will be throwing in a rehab start on Friday.
Nellie Cruz could find out about his suspension as early as Friday, though he hasn't booked any resort reservationsor made any other decisions about how he'll react.
Todd Wills says that Ron Washington isn't worried about how bad Nellie has been sucking lately.
Over at Fangraphs there's an interesting interview with Neal Cotts.
Finally, I linked a story last week about a journey to Mars, so here's a story about terraforming it.