Good morning, folks. Ben “forgot” he was supposed to do the links today. Which means I have to do them, which is unfortunate, because I don’t want to think about last night’s game.
The Rangers lost, 8-7, last night.
Levi Weaver offers up his game story from the loss.
Evan Grant says the Rangers, after this loss, are approaching “crisis mode.”
Cole Hamels was scratched from last night’s start with a strained oblique. He’s returning to Arlington to be examined by Dr. Keith Meister, the team doctor.
Jose Leclerc pitched yesterday, despite questions about his availability making the bullpen situation even murkier.
Carlos Gomez talked about the bench-clearing incident with his former team.
Evan says a fierce Texas/Houston rivalry is good for baseball.
Delino DeShields talks about the Adam Jones situation.
DeShields and Gomez talk about dealing with racist taunts on the field.
Levi has his Baseball Texas Daily notes.
The Rangers’ website notes hit on DeShields, Tyson Ross, and A.J. Griffin.