Here's a quick and dirty look at the 2015 Major League Baseball playoff matchups.
Rewarding a second-half turnaround in which they've gone 41-20 since July 29, the Rangers also eliminated the Angels from the AL West race. Texas also lowered its magic number to clinch the division to one.
Let's take a look at the clinching scenarios for Saturday, as we make our way toward the end of the regular season.
With Tuesday night's walk-off win over the Astros, the Rangers moved into first place after being 8.0 games out as recently as Aug. 2.
Rangers left-hander allowed three hits over eight innings in a 2-1 victory against the Angels. Afterward, the noted baseball fan and baseball movie actor came by to lend encouragement.
The jobs of both Matt Williams and Terry Collins could hang in the balance of the NL East race
Jake Arrieta's no-hitter overshadowed just how good Derek Holland was Sunday. Scott White talks up the Rangers left-hander and some other notable pitching performances from this weekend.
Rangers starter Derek Holland has had a Ricky "Wild Thing" Vaughn haircut since coming off the DL. Sunday, he threw a shutout.
It's a feast-or-famine kind of week for two-start pitchers on waivers. Al Melchior helps you navigate through the selections with his top picks.
Looking at the Cubs present and future as well as news and notes from around Major League Baseball this week.

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