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C.J. Cron tripled, doubled, singled and drove in five runs, carrying the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.
Los Angeles Angels second baseman Johnny Giavotella has been diagnosed with fourth cranial nerve palsy, a condition that is expected to keep him sidelined indefinitely.
Rangers right-hander Victor Gonzalez has been suspended 72 games following a positive drug test, and Mariners lefty Joe Pistorese and free agent Anderson Caro have been banned 50 games each.
Los Angeles Angels @angels
Here's how the #Halos will lineup for tonight's series opener against the Rangers.
Jim Bowden identifies a player on each contender who could make an impact in the final weeks, including a few big-name starting pitchers.
Cecil Fielder knows #SummerNeverEnds! #YankeesPops #PinstripePride
Can DeShields win the race for Texas?
Now that the Rangers have cut the Astros' AL West lead to two games, every player plays an impact role. No one is more critical than Delino DeShields, whose speed is a threat on offense and defense. Playoff X-factors (Insider)
Probables for Rangers vs. Angels
The Rangers have a chance to put serious distance between them and the Angels. The Angels could threaten the Rangers' hold on the second AL wild-card spot. Either way, this weekend's series is critical.
Mitch Moreland doubled in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning to give the surging Texas Rangers a 4-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night.
Rangers edge Padres in finale
Mitch Moreland hit the winning RBI double to deep right field in the 10th inning to lift the Rangers to a 4-3 win in the rubber match against Padres. Texas trails Houston by 2 games in the AL West. Box score
Did Joey Gallo earn his recall?
The Rangers rookie hit for power in the minors but was still plagued by the contact issues he had in his time with Texas.
Jeff Banister for Manager of the Year?
Christina Kahrl feels that the Rangers' skipper deserves the recognition in the AL. See how the rest of ESPN's baseball experts voted. Award predictions
Jonah talks to MLB.com's Anthony DiComo about the first-place Mets and to 'New York Times' writer Tyler Kepner about A-Rod, the streaking Rangers, and the slumping Nationals.
Elvis Andrus singled in the go-ahead run and then stole home to cap a four-run seventh inning, and Prince Fielder hit a two-run homer to lift the Rangers to an 8-6 win over the Padres.
Final: Rangers 8, Padres 6
Elvis Andrus stole home and knocked in two runs to help Texas double up Matt Kemp (3-for 4, 4 RBI) and the Padres despite a late San Diego rally. Box score
ESPN's baseball analysts weigh in with their predictions for who will win the major season-ending awards.
Who's making the MLB playoffs?
ESPN experts only gave the Rangers three votes to win the AL West, but there's heavy debate over who will win the AL's coveted second wild-card spot. Who's in? Who's out?
Who is more important than Hamels?
Cole Hamels stole the headlines last month, but find out why Jake Diekman and Sam Dyson have had a bigger impact in the Rangers' climb back into playoff contention. July acquisitions that are paying off (Insider)
Can the Indians make a comeback? Will the Cubs and Mets finish off Cinderella seasons? Those are just two things to watch in the season's final month.
Did Rangers rise in Power Rankings?
Texas swept the Orioles at home over the weekend. Was that enough to vault the team into the top 10 of our rankings? Find out here
On Base Percentage.32013th
Earned Run Average4.3525th
Rangers @ Angels
Angel Stadium of Anaheim - Sat 9/5