Rangers Beat Rays; Clinch Home Field In PlayoffsYu Darvish looked playoff-ready with a season-high 12 strikeouts in six innings as the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 on Friday night and clinched home-field advantage throughout the postseason.
Gomez Homers In 8th, Rangers Rally Again To Beat Brewers 8-5Gomez hit a towering, tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning Wednesday night, giving the Rangers their MLB-best 49th come-from-behind win, 8-5 over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Rangers Beat Brewers 6-4, Take Overall Lead In AL RaceThe Rangers now have a half-game lead over Boston for the best record in the American League. The Red Sox lost 6-4 to the Yankees on Tuesday.
Rangers Lose To Brewers, 8-3, Lose Ground For AL Home FieldThe loss dropped Texas one-half game behind the Boston Red Sox in the race for the league's best record. The Cleveland Indians pulled within one-half game of the Rangers.
Rangers Can't Complete Sweep, Fall To A's 7-1The Rangers, who clinched the AL West on Friday, fell into a tie with the Boston Red Sox for home-field advantage in the playoffs. Texas (92-64) holds a slight tiebreaking advantage based on division record.
Andrus, AL West Champ Rangers Get By A's 5-0The lone veteran in the lineup a day after Texas won another AL West title, Elvis Andrus hit a pair of two-run homers in the Rangers' 5-0 victory against the Oakland Athletics on Saturday.
The West Is Ours! Texas Wins Second Straight Division TitleAfter 154 games, The Rangers have sewn up their second straight AL West title.
With Rangers Close To AL West Title, Hamels And Yu Can Tune UpCole Hamels and Yu Darvish are scheduled to start the next two games for the Texas Rangers, after some extra rest for the aces lined up to start the team's first two playoff games.
Angels Douse Rangers 5-4, Texas Still Short Of AL West TitleEven before a 5-4 loss to the Angels on Wednesday night, the Rangers knew any chance of ending their homestand with a clinching game had ended earlier in the day when second-place Houston won at Oakland.
Rangers Closer To AL West After Testy 5-4 Win Over AngelsRookie Nomar Mazara hit his 20th homer, a go-ahead, two-run shot for the Rangers (90-62) in another testy game with multiple ejections.
Rangers Manager Ejected After Angels Out Turns Into DoubleRangers manager Jeff Banister was ejected Monday night when the Los Angeles Angels won a replay challenge on a play that became a ground-rule double after Yunel Escobar was thrown out trying to turn the hit into a triple.
Rangers Rally Again Beating Angels 3-2Ian Desmond had an RBI single with no outs in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers moved closer to the AL West title with a 3-2 win over the last-place Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.