Found August 23, 2013 on The Sports Post:
With the Texas Rangers, it has not really been a matter of if they would make a move for the strangle-hold of the American League West, it was a matter of when. Now that we are in the dog days of summer, it is clear that the Rangers have picked August to be the month where they made their move. They are 15-4 this month, including an 8-game winning streak during the heart of August. On July 31, the Rangers were four games back behind the Oakland Athletics, but they now have a two-and-a-half game lead on the A's. Throughout the second half, the offensive catalyst for the Rangers has been Mr. Consistent, Adrian Beltre. Someone needs to tell the man that he is 34-years-old. He is having another marvelous season, but his second half ranks among the best in the league. Since the break, he is batting .364 , with five home runs and 23 RBI. Another important hitter during Texas's August hot streak has been Elvis Andrus. Andrus is batting .295 since the All-Star break with 22 runs...
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