ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers have won seven games in a row, but for once the offense isn't leading the way.
The Rangers are hitting .280 as a team with 40 runs scored during the winning streak, but they are hitting just .258 over their last 15 games.
If you're looking for manager Ron Washington to juggle the lineup, keep looking.
"No doubt about it," Washington said. "That's why we've been able to maintain, because we're consistent in the way we do things. When you start trying to make changes, that sends panic. We don't panic."
Several hitters are struggling. Michael Young, who usually bats fifth and sometimes higher, went 0-for-3 Friday night to drop to .129 (4-for-31) in his last nine games. Although Young is hitting .268 overall, he's hitting just .229 in his last 54 games.
Nelson Cruz, the usual No. 6 hitter, is batting .206 (14-for-68) over his last 21 games, although he's had multiple hits in two of the last three games to raise his average to .258.
"We know what the...