In Sunday's win, it looked like the Rangers got Ron Washington's message.
The Houston Astros have made pitcher Rhiner Cruz the top pick in baseball's Rule 5 draft.
Nelson Cruz made a rocket throw to keep the score tied, then hit a crushing three-run homer in the 11th inning that helped send the Texas Rangers over the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the AL championship series.
Jayson Werth has become the latest Philadelphia Phillies outfielder to make the National League All-Star team. Nelson Cruz of the Rangers will play for the AL.