The Rangers have the largest divisional lead in the league right now. That’s a little hard for me to believe given the injuries to the pitching staff. But here we are. They have an excellent chance to extend the lead with this series against Oakland. Every team in the AL West, other than the Rangers, have losing records. That’s probably the most surprising thing to me. Everyone assumed the A’s and Angels would run off with this division, and frankly both teams have been bad. The Angels had to win a series finale to keep from getting swept in a four game series against the Astros. The A’s are coming off being swept four games in Cleveland and then losing two of three to Seattle. So, the Rangers have the momentum and a better team right now. This is an excellent opportunity to break this division lead wide open. Let’s hope it happens.