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Rangers Peaking at Just the Wrong Time



    Way too little and way too late. But let the record show that the Rangers are peaking in late September.

    Tomas Telis drove in a run and Ryan Rua hit his first Major-League homer as the Rangers beat the AL West champion Angels again on Sunday.

    Texas, long ago an afterthought in a season ruined by injuries, took two of three from Anaheim and have suddenly won eight of nine.

    With seven games remaining, the Rangers need just one more win to avoid an embarrassing 100-loss season.

    Nick Tepesch pitched a strong seven innings and Neftali Feliz continued to push for the closer’s job in 2015 by striking out the side for his 11th save.

    In the big picture the Rangers’ recent are irrelevant. But there’s no doubt that under interim manager Tim Bogar they haven’t quit.

    A native Texan who was born in Duncanville and graduated from UT-Arlington, Richie Whitt has been a mainstay in the Metroplex media since 1986. He’s held prominent roles on all media platforms including newspaper (Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Dallas Observer), radio (105.3 The Fan) and TV (co-host on TXA 21 and numerous guest appearances, including NBC 5). He currently lives in McKinney with his wife, Sybil, and two very spoiled dogs.