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The Incredible Shrinking Division Lead turned even smaller Saturday night.

Ten days ago in Anaheim, Calif., the Texas Rangers were three outs away from claiming an imposing eight-game lead over the Los Angeles Angels.

Now, after Saturday night's five-home run Angels barrage and 8-4 loss to the Halos, the Rangers have dropped seven of their last 10 games and their once-robust division lead is down to two.

Worse, it was another dud of a Rangers pitching night, as C.J. Wilson gave up 10 hits and six runs in five innings, which included four Angels homers.

Add a fifth homer and three more hits in the seventh inning off freshly acquired Rangers reliever Koji Uehara, and you have a good idea what the 104-degree night was like for the sold-out crowd of...

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