Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 8/31/13
The Texas Rangers have been doing just fine despite Matt Garza's struggles and Nelson Cruz's suspension. They could use a few good starts from the former, however, to set up a potential return for the latter in the postseason. Texas will seek to ride Garza to its 23rd win in 30 games Saturday night against the Minnesota Twins. The Rangers (78-56) have generally looked fine without Cruz, who is second on the team with 27 home runs and 76 RBI. They've averaged 6.2 runs in going 16-6 since Cruz was suspended for 50 games due to his connection to the Biogenesis scandal. He is eligible to come back for the postseason, and Texas could have used him Friday as the Twins (58-75) shut the Rangers out over the final five innings to pick up a come-from-behind 3-2 victory. The Rangers have been held to 13 runs in their last nine losses and have won 20 straight when they score at least four runs. Even on a night when their offense wasn't in sync, the Rangers received good news, as Cruz will...
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