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at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 29, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

Texas Rangers Fans Get Ready For Game #163

With 162 games in the books, Texas Rangers fans say none is as important as the 163rd of the season. That’s because with a win tonight, the team guarantees itself one more game and a spot in the postseason.


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Nelson Cruz To DH In Wild Card Tiebreaker; Butler DFA’d

Cruz will bat sixth and act as the Rangers’ DH as Texas takes on Tampa Bay in Arlington in a one-game tiebreaker for the second AL Wild Card spot.


Oakland Athletics v Texas Rangers

MLB Preview: Tampa Bay Rays At Texas Rangers

After 162 regular-season games, the Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers need one more to decide the second AL wild-card spot.


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Rangers Fans Ready For Tiebreaker With Rays

The Rangers fought to stay alive in the race for the postseason. Now, they must face the Rays in a tiebreaker game to determine who gets the final playoff spot.


Nelson Cruz of the Texas Rangers takes batting practice before a game with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on June 4, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Nelson Cruz To Return For Tiebreaker

The Rangers have been noncommittal as to whether suspended slugger Nelson Cruz would return to the lineup for the playoffs. On Sunday, we got our answer.


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Rangers Reach Wild Card Tiebreaker With 7th Straight Win

The Rangers secured their seventh-consecutive victory on Sunday, earning a spot in a one-game Wild Card playoff on Monday night in Arlington against the Rays.


ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 24:  Yu Darvish #11 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Houston Astros in the second inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 24, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Season Finale ‘Nothing Special’ For Darvish

Darvish will take the mound for the 32nd time this season with the opportunity to send the Rangers to their fourth consecutive postseason.


Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers scores against the Los Angeles Angels in the first inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 26, 2013 in Arlington. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

MLB Announces Wild Card Tiebreaker Sequence

At the start of Friday night, three teams are still in contention for the two AL Wild Card spots: Tampa Bay, Cleveland, and Texas. What happens if they all tie?



Skin’s Power Rankings

George Selvie, David Price, and a disgusting Mike Bascik sandwich story dominate this week’s edition of Skin Wade’s Power Rankings.

105.3 The Fan–09/26/2013

Derek Holland #45 and catcher A.J. Pierzynski #12 of the Texas Rangers walk off the field  after Holland pitched a shutout against the Houston Astros at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 23, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

The Ranger’s Home Stretch: Tuesday vs Astros

The Oakland A’s have won the division, now what do the Rangers have to do to make the post-season?


Starting pitcher Martin Perez #33 of the Texas Rangers is congratulated by Adrian Beltre #29 during the 3rd inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 20, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The Ranger’s Home Stretch: Monday vs Astros

For the second straight season the Rangers have been beaten out by the Oakland Athletics.


Alex Rios of the Texas Rangers celebrates after a third inning home run against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 19, 2013 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Rangers Beat Rays 8-2 For Wild Card Tie

“You can see how everything’s starting to fall on track,” said Elvis Andrus, who drove in three runs for the Rangers in an 8-2 victory over the Rays on Thursday night.