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Sunday morning Rangers news and links

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Good morning, folks...according to Fangraphs, the Rangers have a 51.5% chance of making the playoffs.  Amazing, isn't it?

Texas beat the Orioles yesterday, 4-3.

Anthony Andro's game story talks about Bobby Wilson coming up big to drive in the winning run.

Stefan Stevenson's game story heralds the job Delino DeShields did in setting the pace for the Rangers.

T.R. Sullivan has a game report from yesterday's win.

Keith Whitmire writes that the Rangers are leaning heavily on their closer, Shawn Tolleson.

Sullivan talks about the performance of the bullpen and the guys Jeff Banister has been leaning on.

Evan Grant writes that Keone Kela has been invaluable in the re-vamped bullpen.

Delino DeShields dad helped him get out of his slump.

The Rangers plan on activating Josh Hamilton on September 1 when rosters expand, though it sounds like he won't be ready to run then, making him just a pinch-hitting option.

Gerry Fraley writes that, although Cole Hamels has the nickname "Hollywood," he's got a significant competitive streak.

The S-T's Minor League Insider hits on Jurickson Profar, Nomar Mazara and Chad Bell.

Sullivan's notes talk about Josh Hamilton, Jurickson Profar, Rougned Odor, Carlos Corporan and Robinson Chirinos.

The S-T's notes talk about Josh Hamilton, Rougned Odor, Derek Holland and Robinson Chirinos.

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