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Sunday morning Rangers news and links

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Good morning, folks...I’m coming to you from the flooding city of Houston.

The Rangers lost to the A’s, 8-3.

T.R. Sullivan’s game story talks about the Rangers’ struggles to get runners on base home.

Cole Hamels got knocked around by Oakland, and chased early.

Levi Weaver has his game story from the loss.

Jeff Wilson has his “Rangers Reaction” from the loss.

The DMN has the “Instant Replay” from the defeat.

Gerry Fraley says this is what a .500 club looks like.

With Joey Gallo on the shelf, the Rangers are missing his on base skills, as he was reaching base at a very good clip pre-d.l. stint.

Carlos Gomez was activated yesterday, and Gallo is expected to return Tuesday.

Jake Diekman has looked good in his rehab outings, and appears on track to be activated on September 1.

The Rangers acquired pitcher Paolo Espino from the Brewers yesterday. To make room for him on the 40 man roster, the Rangers designated Tanner Scheppers for assignment.

Kevin Sherrington writes about Joe Klein’s stint with the Rangers.

The DMN has various notes from yesterday.