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Saturday morning Rangers news and links

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Good morning, folks...

The Rangers lost to the Astros, 7-1, last night.

Jeff Wilson offers his Rangers Reaction to the loss.

Levi Weaver has his game story from the defeat.

Evan Grant has his “Instant Replay” from yesterday’s game.

As in his last start, Yu Darvish got burned on a three run homer on a hanging slider. Evan says this is part of a “disturbing trend” for Yu.

The Rangers officially designated Sam Dyson for assignment yesterday. The Rangers will look to trade Dyson, as they do not expect he would clear waivers.

Evan Grant has a story on the decision to designate Dyson for assignment and how things got to this point.

Sam Dyson being cut loose hit his teammates hard.

Levi talked to members of the bullpen about the departure of Sam Dyson.

With Dyson gone, the Rangers are going to have to rely on struggling relievers Jeremy Jeffress and Tony Barnette.

In addition, Jose Leclerc is going to have to carry a heavy load.

Jon Daniels says the team is still trying to win.

Arlington Martin outfielder Tristen Lutz has to decide between going to the University of Texas to play baseball, or turning pro.