Rangers still face challenges after winning streak

The Texas Rangers put themselves in some impressive company with their 10-game winning streak – but if the season ended now, they wouldn’t make the playoffs.

Astros look to bounce back vs. Tigers (May 22, 2017)

HOUSTON — The Houston Astros experienced a relatively carefree run to the best record in baseball, but they encountered some tumult over the weekend in the form of a sweep by the Cleveland Indians and the loss of two key cogs to injuries.

NL-best Rockies open series at skidding Phillies (May 22, 2017)

PHILADELPHIA — The top team in the National League heads east for a four-game series against a struggling opponent as the Colorado Rockies visit the Philadelphia Phillies starting Monday.

Bad blood could spill over for Marlins, Dodgers (May 20, 2017)

LOS ANGELES — Whether the bad blood spills over into Saturday’s contest between the Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers will be closely observed.