Fox Sports: ‘No question’ Texas Rangers should take on Pirates at TCF Bank Stadium

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Rangers will host the Pirates at 7 p.m.

Thursday at TCM Bank Stadium in Houston.

The Rangers are the only team remaining from the 2012 All-Star break and are 3-1-1 with a pair of victories.

The Pirates are the team that lost three straight before they won the National League Central Division title and reached the World Series for the first time in 14 years.

The Pirates are 5-2 against the Rangers this season, including two victories in the series opener.

The Rangers will also be without closer David Robertson and designated hitter Ryan McMahon.