10/4/2015 | Rangers rumble into ALDS on heels of emotional Game 162
You could see the emotional release in those final moments on Sunday afternoon, as the Rangers finished off a 9-2 victory over the Angels to clinch the American League West.
10/4/2015 | Potential Monday tiebreaker would start at 3:35 ET
Major League Baseball on Sunday announced the start time for a potential tiebreaker game that would be played on Monday. Following Sunday's scheduled close to the regular season, a potential tiebreaker game would be broadcast by ESPN at 3:35 p.m. ET.
10/4/2015 | Banister: Hamels gave Rangers big start
Rangers left-hander Cole Hamels delivered in a big way on Sunday afternoon with a performance that seemed to come straight from heaven.
10/4/2015 | Rangers relish journey to top of AL West
After two games of teetering on the brink, the Rangers captured the sixth division title in club history in a convincing way with a 9-2 victory over the Angels on Sunday afternoon at Globe Life Park.
10/4/2015 | Patton recalled; Holland available in bullpen
The Rangers called up right-handed reliever Spencer Patton for the final game of the season Sunday. Manager Jeff Banister said Derek Holland also was available out of the bullpen for Game 162 against the Angels.
10/4/2015 | Rangers win West; Angels' WC hopes dashed
The Rangers, on the strength of a brilliant pitching performance by Cole Hamels, clinched the American League West and ended the Angels' postseason hopes with a 9-2 victory on Sunday afternoon at Globe Life Park.
10/4/2015 | What's at stake in #Game162
Today we get a season finale like no other, and it is anything but regular. In a first-of-its-kind simultaneous set of cliffhangers, every team with uncertain postseason possibilities began playing at 3 p.m. ET, leading up to a flurry of dramatic walk-offs or precious final outs.
10/4/2015 | 3-team tiebreaker still in play for Astros, Rangers, Yanks
With one day left in the regular season, there's still a possibility of a three-team tie among the Yankees, Astros and Rangers. And if that happens, a tiebreaker game on Monday would determine all of their fates.
10/3/2015 | Lots at stake in Angels-Rangers finale in Arlington
The Rangers and Angels will enter Sunday's series finale at Globe Life Park with the game possibly having serious postseason ramifications.
10/3/2015 | 'Stunned' Rangers looking ahead to Sunday
The Rangers thought they had a division title wrapped up in the ninth inning with a four-run lead and Shawn Tolleson on the mound, but the Angels rallied for five runs and held on for the victory.
10/3/2015 | Rangers 'pen rewrites story vs. Angels
Jeff Banister turned to his closer, Shawn Tolleson, with the Rangers holding a lead in ninth on Saturday, but Tolleson gave up back-to-back homers, and Ross Ohlendorf didn't fare much better.
10/3/2015 | Rangers will be ready with title on the line
Cole Hamels will be on the mound on Sunday when the Rangers face the Angels in their final attempt to clinch the American League West.
10/3/2015 | Angels stun Rangers, keep up Wild Card push
The Angels stunned the Rangers with five runs in the top of the ninth inning and rallied for an 11-10 victory on Saturday afternoon to keep their Wild Card playoff hopes alive. The Rangers need either a victory on Sunday to clinch the division title or a loss by the Astros on Sunday.
10/3/2015 | Kela being treated with caution and care
Jeff Banister acknowledged on Saturday that he has had to be careful how he's used reliever Keone Kela because of Kela's tender right elbow.
10/3/2015 | Let's try this again: Rangers take aim at AL West title
The Rangers get a second chance to wrap up the American League West on Saturday afternoon, when Colby Lewis opposes Angels lefty Hector Santiago at Globe Life Park.
10/3/2015 | Rangers prefer to take matters into own hands
The Rangers could have the D-backs do their work for them, but they would rather get it done themselves. They have that opportunity, needing just one win over the Angels this weekend to clinch the American League West.
10/3/2015 | Rangers aim to 'play hard' with title in sight
Friday's loss kept the Rangers from clinching the AL West, but they just need one win over the weekend to nail it down, with Colby Lewis and Cole Hamels in line to follow a solid outing by Martin Perez.
10/2/2015 | Angels stay in WC picture with rally vs. Texas
The Rangers missed out on a chance to clinch the American League West, as the Angels pulled out a 2-1 victory in the ninth inning on Friday night.
10/2/2015 | DeShields says knee is close to 100 percent
Delino DeShields is just about over the soreness in his left knee he has been dealing with for the past 3 1/2 weeks.
10/2/2015 | Rangers face Angels 1 win from AL West crown
The Rangers enter Friday's game with a chance to wrap up their first American League West title since 2011. The Angels are merely hoping to aid their postseason hopes.
10/2/2015 | Rangers save big celebration for AL West title
The Rangers assured themselves of a postseason spot with a 5-3 victory over the Angels on Thursday, but they haven't wrapped up the AL West title just yet. They need one more win or more loss by the Astros in the season's final three games to accomplish that task.
10/1/2015 | Beltre leads Rangers back into postseason
The Rangers clinched a spot in the postseason with a 5-3 victory over the Angels in the first of a four-game season-ending series on Thursday night at Globe Life Park.
10/1/2015 | Hamilton helps Holland with huge catch
Shane Victorino launched a drive to deep left and Josh Hamilton raced back, making an over-the-shoulder catch as he went crashing into the wall.
10/1/2015 | Chirinos' shoulder gets final test
Catcher Robinson Chirinos was back in the Rangers' lineup on Wednesday night in what could be the final test to see if he can be on the postseason roster.
10/1/2015 | Rangers remain poised with title in reach
The Rangers are really starting to smell that division title. They also know it's not over, but a 6-2 victory over the Tigers on Wednesday night, along with the Angels losing to the Athletics, put the Rangers on the verge of their first American League West crown since 2011.