After two consecutive trips to World Series, Rangers end season with loss in wild card game. Fans talk to NBC 5's Scott Gordon about the season ender.
Texas (92-66) saw its division lead over the A's cut to two games with four to play.
Hamilton was not with the Rangers for their weekend series in Seattle.
For the second straight night, the Texas Rangers were well aware there was an opportunity to make their lead in the AL West a bit more comfortable, and they failed.
Rangers beat Seattle 2-1, adding to their AL West lead over Oakland for the first time in 10 days.
Texas had won six consecutive series. ... Oswalt has given up 11 homers in 54 1-3 innings this season. ... LHP Miguel De Los Santos, placed on waivers by Texas on Thursday, was claimed by
Rangers C Mike Napoli (left quadriceps) is set to join Double-A Frisco for a rehab assignment. ... Texas reliever Alexi Ogando has been slowed the past few days because of biceps tightness.
The Texas Rangers haven't clinched a playoff spot, yet, but starting Tuesday fans can purchase tickets to possible 2012 American League Division Series games at Rangers Ballpark.
Yu Darvish retired the first 17 batters, Texas hit five home runs and the Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 8-4 Monday in a game that turned testy.
Texas' woes in the field overshadowed another huge game from Hamilton. He hit a two-run single in the first, then belted a two-run homer in the sixth that trimmed Minnesota's lead to