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Who's On, Who's Not?: Aug. 13

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    Rougned Odor #73 of the Texas Rangers knocks down an infield single hit by George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros in the top of the fourth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

    In a weekly staple, we'll discuss who's in a groove and who's in a rut for the Texas Rangers.

    Who's On?

    Rougned Odor — In his last four games, the 20-year-old second baseman, who might be pushing either Jurickson Profar or Elvis Andrus out of the Rangers' 2015 plans, is 6-for-16 with a double and an RBI.

    Adam Rosales — Rosales drew the walk-off walk on Tuesday night and improved to 5-for-15 over his past five games with a double and two homers and five RBIs. He's a light-hitting utility infielder, but lately he has been anything but.

    Neftali Feliz — The Rangers' old, new closer is trying to audition to lock up the gig in 2015, and so far it's been a pretty solid run for the former AL Rookie of the Year. He's now given up just one hit and no runs in his last 3 2/3 innings, including a two-inning scoreless effort in Tuesday's 14-inning win.

    Who's Off?

    Yu Darvish — The Rangers' ace got shelled in his last outing, lasting just four innings against the Astros, who have recently owned him after he pitched some of the best games of his career against them previously.

    J.P. Arencibia — After carrying the Rangers' offense for about a week out of the all-star break, Arencibia has gone back down to Earth. In his last six games, he's 1-for-22, and that one hit, you guessed it, was a home run.