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The Texas Rangers were shut out by the Anaheim Angels last night, falling by a score of 6-0.
Jeff Wilson has his Rangers Reaction, and also has a story on the benches clearing incident that left Rougned Odor and Jeff Banister baffled as to why the Angels were so mad.
The Athletic’s game story praises the work of Jesse Chavez, and has a gif of the slide from Rougned Odor that prompted benches to clear at the end of the game.
Evan Grant’s game story laments the ageless wonder Bartolo Colon looking his age yesterday.
The Rangers have a decision to make on Rule 5 pick Carlos Tocci, who has to be activated from the disabled list this weekend.
The Rangers also have a decision to make in a few days on Tim Lincecum, whose 30 day rehab stint is close to ending.
Wilson looks at how Adrian Beltre’s return impacts the playing time of Isiah Kiner-Falefa.
T.R. Sullivan writes about Shin-Soo Choo seeking his first All Star Game appearance.
Chris Cwik has a story on Jake Diekman’s return from the three life-altering surgical procedures he underwent last season.
The DMN takes a look at the Rangers 2016 draft class.
The Rangers’ website has notes on Adrian Beltre, Carlos Tocci, Tim Lincecum, Ronald Guzman, Nomar Mazara, Cameron Rupp and Martin Perez.
The DMN has their “The Dirt” newsletter with a collection of stories from the week.