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Elvis Andrus, who had been slumping, seemed to get his bat going in Boston in the series finale.
Jeff Wilson writes about Cole Hamels and the looming trade deadline, saying that Hamels doesn’t want to be traded but understands the situation.
At mlb.com they take a look at the trade deadline issues for the A.L. West, with the Rangers identified as looking to move Cole Hamels and Bartolo Colon.
Jon Daniels says that an Adrian Beltre trade would happen only if there’s a mutually beneficial (for the Rangers and Beltre) deal available.
Evan Grant looks at the Rangers’ strikeout numbers from this season.
Gerry Fraley looks at Shin-Soo Choo’s on base streak.
Jamey Newberg looks at that week 30 years ago when Tom Grieve made three major moves that re-shaped the Rangers’ franchise.
And Evan Grant answers questions with his latest “Evan Help Us” column.