Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 5/5/13
Using dominant starting pitching to sweep their last series, the Texas Rangers tied for baseball's best record. They'll look to rookie Nick Tepesch on Monday night at Wrigley Field to keep it going as they match up with the Chicago Cubs, who will start Scott Feldman in his first game against his former team. The game is a makeup of a contest that was rained out April 17, with the teams splitting their two other meetings last month. The Rangers (20-11) saw Yu Darvish strike out 14 on Sunday and capped a three-game sweep of Boston on Adrian Beltre's two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth for a 4-3 win. That left Texas tied with the Red Sox and St. Louis for the majors' best record. "We showed a lot of heart right there," said Elvis Andrus, who scored the winning run after delivering a two-out single. "That shows for us how good we are right now." Darvish's performance followed strong outings from Derek Holland and Alexi Ogando as the three starters limited the potent Red So...
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