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Andrus Comes Up Big Again, Capping Great April

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    Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers hits a rbi double against the Houston Astros in the sixth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 19, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    When the Rangers needed it most, there was arguably no one they would've have wanted at the plate in a tie game than Elvis Andrus.

    Wait, what?

    Did you hear that record scratch?

    It's true, believe it.

    Andrus has been fantastic this year, not only in the field but also at the plate and he's giving the Rangers confidence that maybe that contract they gave him could be well worth it, after all.

    Sure, it's only April 28, but Andrus' RBI triple broke a 2-2 tie on Wednesday night and the Rangers' bullpen held on to beat the Yankees 3-2 and win the series against the Bronx Bombers.

    Andrus has played up to his $15 million salary this year as he's second in the league with a .343 batting average with four doubles and a league-leading three triples.

    The talk for the past two seasons has been trying to figure out how the Rangers could off-load Andrus and his albatross of a contract. But not so fast...