The Arizona Diamondbacks own baseball's best interleague record, but they know that is about to get a severe test.
The Diamondbacks will try to extend their season-best win streak to six Tuesday night when they open a six-game trip against AL West contenders with the first of three against the Texas Rangers.
Arizona (30-30) is 5-1 against AL opponents as it gets ready to face Texas (35-26) and the Los Angeles Angels. The Diamondbacks can move above .500 overall for the first time since May 4.
"We've been playing a little better lately and it would be nice to keep that momentum going," outfielder Chris Young told the Diamondbacks' official website. "Going into Texas you understand what they're going to be featuring - a pretty strong pitching staff and a good offense as well.
"If we take care of what we're supposed to do, I think we can match up with anybody. But you have to go in ready to play."
The Rangers are set to begin a six-game...