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MLB Standings Update: Texas Rangers Lead A.L. West By 6.5 Games

The Texas Rangers lead in the American League West shrunk by a half game, but they still have a 6.5 game lead over the Oakland A's and an eight game lead over the Los Angeles Angels. This past week the Rangers went only 3-4 this past week, but no team was able to make a run to close the gap.

With six weeks left in the season the Rangers lead seems fairly safe, and barring a collapse should once again win the A.L. West. Their next series is a four-game set on the road against the New York Yankees.


AL West Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Texas 67 46 .596 0 Won 2
Oakland 61 53 .535 6.5 Lost 1
Los Angeles 60 55 .521 8 Lost 2
Seattle 53 63 .456 15.5 Won 2

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