ARLINGTON, Texas Friday wasn't a good day for the Texas Rangers.
It started with the Los Angeles Angels acquiring coveted right-hander Zack Greinke in their bid to track down the Rangers in the American League West.
The ballgame that followed against the Chicago White Sox did nothing to change the tone of the day. In fact, it made things worse.
Yu Darvish lost his first professional game when he received four runs of offensive support behind him and Josh Hamilton's struggles continued as he was booed by some of the home fans in a 9-5 loss to the White Sox.
Darvish wasn't awful and Hamilton had two RBIs to move back into a share of the AL lead with 83. But too many mistakes by hitters, pitchers and fielders left a bad taste in a lot of people's mouths following the loss.
It didn't start that way as the Rangers were leading 4-1 after one inning against Chicago ace Chris Sale. It was all downhill after that though as Chicago rapped out 10 hits, took advantage of five walks, two e...