Happy Friday, folks. Sorry the links are a little later than usual.
Drew Davison writes that the Rangers need to turn things around heading into the final 17 games of the season.
The Rangers signed 16 year old Dominican infielder Yimmelvyn Alonzo for $350,000. The Rangers are cornering the market in this J-2 class on awesome names.
Richard Durrett has a piece discussing how the loss of Nelson Cruz is especially missed right now, when the Rangers are struggling.
Gerry Fraley has a piece about the storylines in play this weekend, as the A's come to Texas for a three game series that the Rangers desperately need to win, if not sweep, in order to stay in the A.L. West race.
Ben Taylor responds to the Galloway column we linked last night with a defense of Jon Daniels.
Master Tesfatsion has notes on the Rangers' minor league pitcher and player of the month and postseason ticket news.