In a weekly staple, we'll discuss who's in a groove and who's in a rut for the Texas Rangers.
Rougned Odor — Over his last five games, the 20-year-old second baseman is starting to heat up again after a bit of slump, and the rookie keeps showing he might have a long-term future with the club. In those five games, Odor is batting .389 with a double, a triple and two RBIs, and he has just two strikeouts in those 18 at-bats.
Miles Mikolas — Yes, Miles Mikolas. On Tuesday night, he shined on the biggest stage in baseball when he tossed 7 1/3 innings and allowed two runs in his first big-league win as a starter over the Yankees in The Bronx.
Yu Darvish — Darvish was on point in his last outing, striking out 12 in just 6 2/3 innings in his first start out of the all-star break.
Adrian Beltre — The ever-hot veteran third baseman is in a rare cold snap right now, as he's batting just .174 with a homer in his last five games.
Elvis Andrus — Things continue to regress for Andrus, who's now batting .208 in his last five games with one RBI and four strikeouts.