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Levi Weaver’s game story laments things going bad in the 7th.
T.R. Sullivan writes that a good start from Martin Perez came undone in the 7th.
Evan Grant writes that the Rangers hitters’ lack of patience doomed them.
Tony Barnette pitched well Friday, and thinks he’s figured out what was causing his shaky start to the season.
Yu Darvish relied on his slider much more heavily on Friday.
Cole Hamels says he won’t come back from his oblique strain until he’s 100%. Being on the d.l. is a new experience for Hamels. Hamels is disappointed that his history of being a reliable starter who takes the ball every fifth day has changed.
Doug Brocail wants the relievers to work more quickly.
The Rangers’ website notes talk about the bullpen, Pat Cantwell, Tyson Ross, A.J. Griffin and Chi Chi Gonzalez.