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Rangers Reaction from Wednesday moves closer to home field

Cole Hamels recovered nicely in his playoffs tune-up, and Carlos Gomez homered yet again as the Rangers beat the Brewers and padded their edge for home-field advantage.

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Carlos Gomez's homer lifts Rangers past Brewers

Carlos Gomez's three-run homer gave the Rangers an 8-5 lead in the eighth Wednesday against the Brewers. He spoke with Jonathan Lucroy in the on-deck circle about reliever Tyler Thornburg. Lucroy used to catch him in Milwaukee (Video by Stefan Stevenson/Star-Telegram).

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Guinness World Record set for largest flag pulled by a vehicle

3,200-square-foot flags pulled by Chevrolet pickups made it into the Guinness World Records for the largest flags pulled by a vehicle. Never attempted before, the 2017 Silverados pulled giant U.S. and Texas flags around Texas Motor Speedway without touching the ground on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016.

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Jeff Banister believes in Carlos Gomez, Jeremy Jeffress

Two of the Rangers' key contributors Wednesday were Carlos Gomez and Jeremy Jeffress, and manager Jeff Banister said that he believes in them as people as much as players (video by Jeff Wilson).
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Jeff Banister believes in Carlos Gomez, Jeremy Jeffress 2:38

Jeff Banister believes in Carlos Gomez, Jeremy Jeffress

Jeff Banister pleased with Cole Hamels' start 1:16

Jeff Banister pleased with Cole Hamels' start

Jeremy Jeffress told Rougned Odor he'd 1:02

Jeremy Jeffress told Rougned Odor he'd "look better and play better" in different cleats before game

Cole Hamels happy with final start before postseason 1:42

Cole Hamels happy with final start before postseason