Though they are playing better with 36 games to go, their upcoming opponents are a combined 57 games over .500.
The teams will play a five-game series in November.
The performance of Nick Martinez, among others, in a 5-4 victory serves as proof that young players are developing.
Despite a nagging thumb injury, Alex Rios responds by going 2 for 4 with a two-run double.
The closer convinces manager Ron Washington to let him get the final out of the game.
The left-hander says that he is fit for duty with the Rangers.
The lineup misses multiple scoring chances, including in the ninth, as Miami escapes with a 4-3 victory.
Don Welke, 72, will join new San Diego general manager A.J. Preller, who was hired away Aug. 6.
Spare Johnny Football the moral outrage of his Washington stunt.
Spending in big-time college athletics is madness and there is no reason why the students should not get a cut.