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Friday morning Rangers news and links

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The Rangers had a comeback win against the Yankees yesterday, and the Cole Hamels day is going to be announced today.  Things are pretty good.

Texas beat the Yankees yesterday, 7-6, on a walk-off single by Josh Hamilton.

Stefan Stevenson's game story talks about Josh Hamilton's recent improved performance at the plate.

Gerry Fraley has a game report from yesterday's win.

T.R. Sullivan has a game story from yesterday's victory.

Anthony Andro writes that the Rangers are looking forward to Hamels joining the team.

Jeff Wilson writes that the Rangers players are looking to Hamels to help get the team to the playoffs this year.

Evan Grant says that adding Hamels will help the bullpen as much as the rotation.

Gil Lebreton praises the Rangers going out and getting Hamels.

Mac Engel is less enthused. Rick Gosselin, meanwhile, basically says he doesn't like it when baseball teams trade prospects, because he's from Detroit and remembers the John Smoltz/Doyle Alexander trade, and suggests that this is about Jon Daniels trying to save his job.

Levi Weaver looks at what adding Cole Hamels does to the Rangers rotation.

Evan Grant looks at the Rangers' 2016 salary commitments, post-trade.

The DMN has quotes from Rangers players about losing Matt Harrison.  T.R. Sullivan also has a story about the Rangers being sad to see Harrison leave.  Nevertheless, they are excited about adding Hamels.

Perhaps overlooked in on the Cole Hamels drama is that outfielder Lewis Brinson has been promoted to AA Frisco.  In addition, Derek Holland made a rehab start for Round Rock.

Yovani Gallardo, meanwhile, is ready for the trade deadline to pass, and is hoping to stay in Texas.

The S-T's notes talk about players' reactions to losing Matt Harrison, Derek Holland's rehab, and Carlos Corporan's rehab.