Stock Report: Adrian Beltre up; Mitch Moreland down
Adrian Beltre: The third baseman continues to impress in the field and at the plate. He's got five homers since last week and is batting nearly .500 the past week. He finished just behind Miguel Cabrera in the race for AL player of the month for August.
Ryan Dempster: In two starts the past week, Dempster allowed two earned runs in 12 innings and got two wins. He's become steady for the Rangers and a key trade deadline acquisition.
Jurickson Profar: His big league debut sure was memorable as he homered in his first at-bat and also had a double last week against Cleveland.
Alexi Ogando: He hasn't pitched much recently, but gave up two runs with a walk on Wednesday night, helping make what appeared to be an easy victory a little tighter.
Mitch Moreland: Has shown signs the past few games, but is still struggling overall the past week. He's 3-for-19 on this road trip.
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Play Podcast Rangers GM Jon Daniels joins Fitzsimmons and Durrett to tackle the tough questions after his team failed to advance to the playoffs.
Play Podcast Nolan Ryan joins Galloway and Company to discuss having Nelson Cruz back in the lineup and how the Rangers are feeling heading into their wild-card play-in game against the Rays.
Play Podcast ESPN Insider and senior MLB analyst Jim Bowden joins Fitzsimmons and Durrett to discuss the wild-card race and the Rangers' chances of making the playoffs.
Play Podcast Chuck Cooperstein joins Ian Fitzsimmons and Tim MacMahon to discuss why he feels Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish isn't an ace.
Play Podcast Elvis Andrus joins Galloway and Company to discuss the Rangers' stretch run and the morale level in their clubhouse.
Play Podcast Nolan Ryan joins Galloway and Company to discuss the latest Rangers news, including the team's struggles, Ron Washington's job security and a rumored trade with the Braves.
Play Podcast Ron Washington joins Ian Fitzsimmons and Tim MacMahon to discuss the Rangers' dismal September, who's to blame for their September struggles and his status as the team's manager.
Play Podcast Fitzsimmons and Durrett discuss how some people are calling for the Rangers to fire manager Ron Washington.