The Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays spoke to the media in advance of Thursday's first game of the American League Divisional Series. Below, several players, both managers, and Rangers GM Jon Daniels speak about the rivalry, last year's ALDS, the brawl between the two teams earlier this year, and the upcoming series.
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Rougned Odor is focused on now, and has seen things thrown on the field before.
Joey Bautista discusses the upcoming series, and being labeled a villain.
Elvis Andrus discusses last year's ALDS errors, and this year's rivalry between the Rangers and the Blue Jays.
Kevin Pillar admits that he does not like the Texas Rangers.
Adrian Beltre on "distractions", and his role as team leader.
Cole Hamels on the day game start times.
Marco Estrada discusses how he plans for the Rangers' offense.
Jeff Banister and John Gibbons discuss their rotations.
Gibbons and Banister discuss the emotions of their teams playing each other.