While Texas is chasing Tampa Bay and Cleveland in the Wild Card standings, it’s Toronto and Minnesota that can drastically affect the final standings.
Kevin Correia pitched seven strong innings and the Minnesota Twins clinched their first series victory at Texas in four years, beating the AL West-leading Rangers 4-2 on Sunday.
Martin hit a game-winning bases-loaded single with two outs in the ninth inning to give Texas Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
The Twins broke up Yu Darvish’s latest no-hit bid in a big way with a tying, two-run homer in the seventh inning and Justin Morneau followed with a home run that sent the Twins over the Texas Rangers 3-2.
Kevin Correia pitched eight sharp innings, Justin Morneau homered and the Minnesota Twins beat Texas 5-0 Sunday, handing the Rangers consecutive losses for the first time this season.
Pedro Hernandez pitched five shutout innings for his first major league win, Josh Willingham homered and the Minnesota Twins beat the Texas Rangers 7-2 Saturday to end a three-game slide.
Adrian Beltre homered and rookie Justin Grimm won his second consecutive start and the Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Friday.
Nick Tepesch pitched six strong innings for his second win while Elvis Andrus and Nelson Cruz each drove in runs to lead the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
If Liam Hendriks sticks in the Majors, he could be a role model for hundreds of up-and-coming players trying to make it from down under.
Ben Revere had four hits, Cole De Vries won for the first time in nearly two months, and the Twins held off the Rangers 6-5 on Sunday to snap a five-game losing streak.
The Texas Rangers reinstated pitcher Koji Uehara from the 15-day disabled list prior to Sunday’s game with the Minnesota Twins.
Ian Kinsler hit a leadoff home run and Mitch Moreland launched a 463-foot shot, sending Ryan Dempster and the Texas Rangers past the Minnesota Twins 9-3 Saturday for their fourth straight win.