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Monday Morning Texas Rangers Update

The latest news and notes on the American League leading Texas Rangers

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Good morning. What did you get your parents for their special holidays this year? The Rangers won on both Mother's Day and Father's Day this season in late-inning comeback fashion. That's better than an ugly tie or some flowers.

Levi Weaver recaps the Rangers' 5-4 series-sweeping victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Evan Grant's recap focuses on Mitch Moreland getting it done with his legs *record scratch* as he was able to extend the inning which saw Jurickson Profar hit the eventual game-winner.

In Stefan Stevenson's reactions to the win, he notes that Moreland also hit the longest home run by a visitor at Busch Stadium in case you were worried that Mitch Moreland had become a slap-hitting speedster.

T.R. Sullivan's game story includes all the little details on the Rangers' insane first 70 games as they wrapped up an 8-2 road trip to move to 20 games above .500 for the first time since 2011.

Bob Nightengale of USA Today has taken notice of the Rangers and writes about Matt Bush's sobriety and success for the AL's best team.

Anthony Castrovince writes that the Rangers look like they have staying power not just as the current AL leaders but as a team with even more talent on the way.

Sullivan's notes include the possible return of A.J. Griffin on Friday after his third rehab outing at Frisco yesterday. The other options are Cesar Ramos and Nick Martinez as the Rangers wait for Yu Darvish.

Lastly,'s Ryan Baillargeon previews tonight's make-up game against Baltimore with Derek Holland looking to keep the winning streak going against Kevin Gausman of the Orioles. The Orioles have the second best record in the American League, a full four games behind the Rangers.

Have a great day!