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The Rangers beat the Angels, 2-1, last night, lowering their magic number to 12.
Stefan Stevenson’s game story highlights the work of Yu Darvish and Adrian Beltre.
Evan Grant has his “Three Takeaways” from yesterday’s game, and says that Yu having his slider back was instrumental in his dominance.
Despite his recent struggles, Jake Diekman doesn’t need to be “unplugged,” says Jeff Banister.
Doug Brocail says Diekman has been trying to be “too fine.”
Cole Hamels, meanwhile, thinks he’s fixed a flaw in his delivery which was causing command problems.
Evan writes that, with Darvish back on track, Hamels looks to do the same things today.
Levi Weaver has his Baseball Texas Daily for yesterday.
The S-T’s notes talk about Alex Claudio, Tanner Scheppers, and the Rangers getting into Anaheim late last night.
The Rangers’ website notes talk about Diekman, Shin-Soo Choo, and the suspension of minor leaguer Xavier Turner.