The 2013 season has suddenly become very basic for the Rangers. There are 4 games remaining on the schedule, the same number of games Cleveland — the team they trail by a game in the wild card race — has as well. The difference? Texas hosts Anaheim, and Cleveland is on the road in Minnesota.
The caliber of opponent is worth mentioning inasmuch as the idea that Cleveland will not be at home; both the Rangers and Indians should be highly motivated for these last 4 games.
Anyway, we’re at the mercy of a small sample right now. So let’s keep this one simple.