Might this be the nadir for the 2023 Texas Rangers?The floor in their ton of money, where they have hit the bottom?We have to really hope so. After spending most of 2023 in very first location in the American League West, with a comfortable margin in the playoff race for a Wild Card spot, Texas today finds itself 2 games out in the West, and a half-game out of the final Wild Card berth. If the period finished today, the Rangers would not be a playoff team. After whatever that has actually happened this period, at this factor, to disappoint the playoffs would be an enormous disappointment. The last two games have actually been, in a word, embarrassing. A 13-6 loss on Monday, with Austin Hedges being asked to pitch the ninth. And after that a dreadful, unsightly 14-1 defeat yesterday. Nathan Eovaldi, turned on from the damaged checklist, in the hopes that he could conserve the pitching team, obtained shaken, offering up four runs, including a set of homers, while videotaping just 4 outs Andy Pettitte Jersey. Eovaldi, having actually missed out on nearly two months, came back without rehabilitation task, on a pitch limit. It could be viewed as an act of desperation. But when it pertains to the pitching team, the Rangers are, well, hopeless right now. After Dane Dunning got knocked around for nineNINEruns in relief of Eovaldi, we saw the various other sign of the Rangers' pitching desperation. Ian Kennedy, released in May, typical in Round Rock the past number of months, newly included in the roster in the hopes that he can help salve the open wound which is the Ranger bullpen, entered the video game in the seventh inning. And provided up a crowning achievement to the first batter he faced. Austin Hedges pitched the ninth inning, again. The Rangers surrendered in the top of the 4th when, down 9-0, Corey Seager was lifted J.J. Matijevic Jersey. Facing the Houston Astros, a group the Rangers have been battling all period for the department title and a playoff area, Texas has been inefficient the previous two games. One can just really hope that this is it, all-time low, and it does not obtain any kind of even worse from here. This is a much better group than what we have actually seen of late. After tonight's video game against Houston, there's an off day, 3 at home versus the A's, and after that a huge 7 video game trip that starts with 4 video games against Torontothe group currently half-game ahead of Texas for the final Wild Card spot. There's 7 video games remaining versus the Seattle Mariners, that the Rangers are additionally battling against for a playoff spot. All hope is not lost. It simply feels by doing this today.