Rangers reliever Mark Lowe and catcher Matt Treanor were added to the World Series roster. Koji Uehara and Yoshinori Tateyama were pulled.
James Shields pitched eight shutout innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the AL West leading Texas Rangers 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Mike Napoli, Ian Kinsler and David Murphy were among five Rangers with homers and Texas beat the Kansas City Royals 11-6 on a windy Friday night.
The Kansas City Royals acquired catcher Matt Treanor on Monday from the Rangers for an undisclosed amount of cash.
The Texas Rangers have re-signed catcher Matt Treanor to a one-year, $850,000 contract.