Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish suffered from a nerve problem in his lower back and buttocks area in September.
Rays Insider Steve Kinsella breaks down game 163 and looks ahead to the Indians
The Rangers won two pennants under Ron Washington, but after a division title-costing late-season fade two years in row and after last night’s loss to the Rays, some folks may have suspected that his job was in jeopardy.
They needed an extra day but in Game #163 the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Texas Rangers by a final score of 5-2 to gain entry into the post season for the fourth time in the last six seasons.
The Rays and Rangers official starting lineups for game 163 have been posted.
Nelson Cruz is back in the Texas Rangers lineup Monday after completing his 50-game suspension, batting sixth and serving as the team's designated hitter.
The Rays have been a resourceful team lately and it must show tonight against Texas.
After many teams have scouted Jose Abreu, it is most likely going to play in Texas next spring.
"I’m just a little disappointed this place wasn’t sold out and rocking. You can’t say it’s the Cowboys because they were on the road."
While the visiting Rays have the benefit of turning to reigning Cy Young Award winner David Price in their biggest game of the year, the Rangers are set to welcome back All-Star Nelson Cruz on Monday night.