Texas manager Ron Washington is convinced that the Rangers will play better, even though they are now two games under .500 and nine games behind the Athletics.
Yu Darvish gave the injury-riddled Texas Rangers a nice send-off on an important road trip that includes all three teams above them in the AL West standings.
The Rangers have been plagued by pitching injuries this year, with at least five potential starters now sitting on the disabled list. So, does the team still have a chance this season?
The Texas Rangers open the 2014 season on Monday against Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies. Our panel from 105.3 The Fan weighed in with their predictions for the season.
The Texas Rangers have finished second in the AL West in each of the past two seasons. But in terms of value, they’re second to none within their division.
Though it’s unclear how involved Nolan Ryan will be with the Astros, Rangers GM Jon Daniels believes the club will ultimately benefit from the partnership.
Close your eyes and take your mind to a world where the Astros don’t exist. Baseball fans across the country may not notice, but the Rangers definitely would.
The Oakland A’s have won the division, now what do the Rangers have to do to make the post-season?
For the second straight season the Rangers have been beaten out by the Oakland Athletics.
Winning the AL West is out of the question for the Rangers. Now, the Wild Card is slipping away as well.
The Rangers better start paying attention to that tight AL wild card race, because their chances for the AL West title are pretty slim after the Athletics won 5-1 on Sunday.
Texas still has a tight hold on the AL’s top wild-card spot despite losing nine of its last 12 games (2-8 in September) while dropping four consecutive series.