The Texas Rangers are the hottest team in Major League Baseball right now. After putting away the offensively-defunct Seattle Mariners 5-1, they have increased their winning streak to 10 games—the longest streak of the 2011 Major League season.
Their starters have been outstanding over their last 10 games, and Alexi Ogando—arguably their best pitcher—will get to come back early this week after a nice rest of 12 days. And now that they have a three game lead over the Angels, optimism is high for a strong run through the last half of the season.
Regardless, the Texas Rangers are looking to improve a bullpen that has been a weak spot all season long. And if the Texas Rangers want to make a move to bolster their bullpen, they'll have the next two weeks to get something done, before the non-waiver Trade Deadline comes to a close.
Here's a look at five relievers the Texas Rangers have shown interest in acquiring.