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Kole Calhoun has signed a one-year deal with the Texas Rangers. The contract is worth $5.2 million with an option for 2023. (Source: Mark Feinsand on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Calhoun had a down 2021 season. He hit .235/.297/.373 with a .670 OPS and five homers in 51 games. He could be a solid bat off the bench for the Rangers.

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Rangers starter Dane Dunning allowed four runs over three innings of work against the Indians on Sunday. His final line included five hits, one walk, three strikeouts, and the loss. Texas ultimately fell to Cleveland by a score of 6-0.

Fantasy Impact: Dunning went 5-10 with a 4.51 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, and .275 OBA through 27 games this season. He looked solid at home but went 0-7 with a 6.39 ERA during games away from Texas.

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Rangers catcher Jonah Heim went 1-for-2 with a three-run homer against the Indians on Saturday evening. He also walked twice along the way. Texas ultimately defeated Cleveland by a score of 7-2.

Fantasy Impact: Heim is now slashing .196/.239/.358 with 10 homers, 32 RBI, 15 walks, and 58 strikeouts this season. He's hitting 4-for-10 over the course of his last three games.

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Rangers outfielder Willie Calhoun went 1-for-5 with a solo homer against the Indians on Saturday evening. He also struck out once in the effort. Texas ultimately defeated Cleveland by a score of 7-2.

Fantasy Impact: Calhoun is now slashing .253/.313/.385 with six homers, 25 RBI, 21 walks, and 34 strikeouts this season. He has reached base safely in eight of his last nine contests.

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Rangers starter Jordan Lyles allowed just one run over seven innings of work against the Indians on Saturday. His final line included two hits, one walk, eight strikeouts, and the win. Texas ultimately defeated Cleveland by a score of 7-2.

Fantasy Impact: Lyles finishes his season with a 10-13 record, 5.15 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, and .278 OBA through 32 outings this season. He has allowed just four earned runs over his last 13.2 innings of work.

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Rangers first baseman Andy Ibanez went 1-for-3 with a single and walk against the Indians on Saturday. He also scored once and plated a pair of runs. Texas ultimately defeated Cleveland by a score of 7-2.

Fantasy Impact: Ibanez is slashing .277/.322/.438 with seven homers, 25 RBI, 15 walks, and 35 strikeouts this season. The 28-year-old is hitting an impressive .370 over the course of his last seven contests.

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Rangers second baseman Yonny Hernandez went 0-for-4 with a strikeout against the Indians on Saturday. Texas ultimately defeated Cleveland by a score of 7-2.

Fantasy Impact: Hernandez owns a .221/.321/.257 slash line with six RBI, 17 walks, 29 strikeouts, and 11 stolen bases this season.

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Rangers first baseman Nathaniel Lowe went 3-for-3 with two singles and a solo home run against the Indians on Friday evening. He also walked once and scored three times in the effort. Texas ultimately fell to Cleveland by a score of 9-6.

Fantasy Impact: Lowe is now slashing .264/.358/.417 with 18 homers, 72 RBI, 80 walks, and 159 strikeouts this season. He has hit the ball well as of late, going 9-for-26 (.346) with three home runs over the course of his last seven contests.

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Rangers catcher Jose Trevino went 2-for-4 with a single and two-run homer against the Indians on Friday evening. Texas ultimately fell to Cleveland by a score of 9-6.

Fantasy Impact: Trevino has put together a .238/.266/.340 slash line with five homers, 30 RBI, 12 walks, and 57 strikeouts this season. He has looked great as of late, going 9-for-18 (.500) with two homers and three RBI over the course of his last six contests.

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Rangers outfielder Leody Taveras finished 0-for-4 against the Indians on Friday evening. Texas ultimately fell to Cleveland by a score of 9-6.

Fantasy Impact: Taveras has put together a .165/.207/.276 slash line with three homers, nine RBI, eight walks, 59 strikeouts, and 10 stolen bases this season.

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Rangers starter Spencer Howard allowed eight runs (five earned) through 3.2 innings of work against the Indians on Friday evening. His final line included five hits, two homers, three walks, two strikeouts, and the loss. Texas ultimately fell to Cleveland by a score of 9-6.

Fantasy Impact: Howard dropped to 0-5 with a 7.43 ERA, 1.61 WHIP, and .269 OBA through 19 games (15 starts) this season. Acquired from the Phillies at the trade deadline, Howard is a former top prospect who has yet to find his groove in the majors. Texas surely hopes it can get him back on track soon.

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Rangers shortstop Isiah Kiner-Falefa finished 1-for-4 with a solo home run against the Indians on Friday evening. Texas ultimately fell to Cleveland by a score of 9-6.

Fantasy Impact: Kiner-Falefa is now slashing .272/.313/.360 with eight homers, 53 RBI, 27 walks, 89 strikeouts, and 20 stolen bases this season. He has now reached base in 19 of his last 20 games and has gone 28-for-81 (.346) during that span.

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Rangers second baseman Nick Solak went 1-for-3 with a single against the Angels on Thursday evening. He also walked, struck out, and scored twice. Texas ultimately defeated Los Angeles by a score of 7-6.

Fantasy Impact: Solak has posted a .237/.309/.358 slash line with 11 homers, 48 RBI, 33 walks, and 106 strikeouts this season. After going 13-for-35 (.371) in August, he quieted down to 19-for-83 in September (.229).

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Rangers outfielder DJ Peters went 2-for-4 with a double and three-run homer during Friday's narrow contest against the Angels. He scored twice in the effort as Texas ultimately defeated Los Angeles by a score of 7-6.

Fantasy Impact: Peters has put together a .204/.249/.435 with 13 homers, 38 RBI, 12 walks, and 80 strikeouts this season. 12 of his 13 homers came between August and September.

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Rangers outfielder Adolis Garcia went 2-for-4 with a single and two-run homer against the Angels on Thursday. He also stole second base in the effort. Texas ultimately defeated Los Angeles by a score of 7-6.

Fantasy Impact: Garcia is slashing .244/.287/.460 with 31 homers, 90 RBI, 31 walks, and 191 strikeouts this season. He has also stolen 16 bases on 21 attempts, including five over the course of his last eight games.

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Rangers closer Joe Barlow threw a scoreless ninth inning against the Angels on Friday. He struck out one batter and also earned the save. Texas ultimately defeated Los Angeles by a score of 7-6.

Fantasy Impact: Barlow has allowed just five earned runs through 29 innings this season. He is 11-for-12 during save opportunities and has filled in admirably ever since the trade of Ian Kennedy to Philadelphia.

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Rangers reliever Spencer Patton allowed one hit and zero runs over two innings of work against the Angels on Thursday. He also struck out three batters and earned the win. Texas ultimately defeated Los Angeles by a score of 7-6.

Fantasy Impact: Patton is now 2-2 with a 3.92 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, and .234 OBA through 41 games this season. He has also walked 15 batters and struck out 47.

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Rangers starter Glenn Otto allowed five runs over two innings of work against the Angels on Thursday. His final line included six hits, one walk, two strikeouts, and the no-decision. Texas ultimately defeated Los Angeles by a score of 7-6.

Fantasy Impact: Otto is now 0-3 with a 9.26 ERA through six starts. Acquired from the Yankees at the trade deadline, Otto will benefit from having a full offseason before competing for a spot on the MLB roster next spring.

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Rangers designated hitter Brock Holt went 1-for-4 with an RBI single against the Angels on Wednesday evening. He also struck out twice in the effort. Texas ultimately fell to Los Angeles by a score of 7-2.

Fantasy Impact: Holt is now slashing .206/.281/.294 with 21 RBI, 23 walks, and 48 strikeouts this season. He's hitting just .190 over the course of his last seven games.

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Rangers starter Taylor Hearn allowed four runs over 5.1 innings of work against the Angels on Wednesday evening. His final line included six hits, one walk, two strikeouts, and the loss. Texas ultimately fell to Los Angeles by a score of 7-2.

Fantasy Impact: Hearn is now 6-6 with a 4.66 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, and .247 OBA through 42 games (11 starts) in 2021. He has struggled in September, allowing 20 runs over 27 innings this month.

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