The AL West-leading Texas Rangers have earned the majority of their season-high eight straight wins against sub-.500 teams.
That string of lackluster opponents isn't ending any time soon.
The Milwaukee Brewers, though, have played relatively well in the past week and should get Aramis Ramirez back in the lineup as they try to snap the Rangers' run Tuesday night in Arlington.
After winning two of three at Oakland, Texas (69-50) concluded its road trip by sweeping the Los Angeles Angels and last-place Houston. Yu Darvish took a no-hitter into the eighth inning in a 2-1 victory over the Astros on Monday, helping the club maintain its one-game division lead over the A's.
The Rangers, winners in 13 of 14, will face six more teams with losing records until visiting the A's from Sept. 2-4. Milwaukee (51-67) is the next of those opponents, but it enters this two-game series having won five of eight.
The Brewers had 20 runs and 27 hits in their first two games in Seattle before falling ...