Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis was pleased with how he felt Sunday after allowing seven runs in the second inning of the Rangers’ 7-1 loss to the Oakland Athletics. Lewis will likely start one more game before the American League Division Series begins.
The Texas Rangers awoke Sunday morning to the news that Miami Marlins pitching star Jose Fernandez had died in a boating accident. “He will be missed,” Rangers reliever and former Marlin Sam Dyson said.
Texas Rangers starting pitcher Derek Holland could be moved to the bullpen for the playoffs as manager Jeff Banister looks to expand the postseason bullpen to eight relievers. Right-handers Tony Barnette and Jeremy Jeffress are key pieces to the bullpen puzzle.