Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/4/13
I only got to listen to/watch two of the games in this Oakland series. And both were games the Rangers lost.  Is that a message to me?  I’m trying not to take it personally, Rangers. I’m also trying not to feel deja vu. But the boys are making it really hard. This is feeling a lot like last September, when Texas slowly faded out of first place in a month that completely ripped out my heart.  I really don’t want to go through that again.  You’d think my expectations and emotions would be lower after last season, but … when it comes to my boys, I’m always all-in. It would be nice if my boys decided to reward my loyalty.  They did not do it in Oakland though.   They were outscored 16-11.  They needed to win this series to take the division lead and they simply could not get the job done. I listened to today’s game while I was at work, and it didn’t start out well. Yu Darvish struggled early, giving up three runs in short order.  I was pretty sure it was going to be a rough day.  And it was.
PLAYERS: Yu Darvish
TEAMS: Texas Rangers
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