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95-67 - Rangers close out regular season with October glory on their mind

Rangers finish with 95 wins, the second most in franchise history

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Never has a game mattered less than today's game against the Rays as the Rangers closed out their 2016 regular season with a loss but in good health as they next look toward the Postseason for glory.

This has been one of the most amazing, bizarre, fortunate, and fun regular seasons in franchise history so it's a good time to stop and reflect on all the comebacks, one-run wins, wild finishes and especially the second consecutive American League West title.

The next few weeks, if we're lucky (and lord knows everyone has taken the opportunity to tell us that the Rangers are indeed the luckiest), will be stressful and exhilarating but it's worth remembering that we've already watched one of the best teams to ever play in Texas.

Here's to the 2016 Texas Rangers, the never quittingest, pythagorean thumbing, run differential askewing, largest bunch of baseball weirdos that we've maybe ever seen. Ever may you reign...but only by one run, of course.

The Rangers will play either the Orioles or Blue Jays in the ALDS beginning on Thursday in Arlington.

Player of the Game: Adrian Beltre didn't do much of note in this game but he's Adrian Beltre and he's the player of ever game.

Up Next: The Rangers play in the dang playoffs and will have home field for as long as they're never quitting!