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Willie Calhoun keeps producing, but rain and reality sets in on Rangers' three-game winning streak

ARLINGTON -- As it turns out, Willie Calhoun was sent here merely to hit baseballs hard, not to save a gasping franchise.

For three days, it was easy enough to believe otherwise as Calhoun, called up from Triple-A Nashville Wednesday, went 8-for-16 with two home runs and the Rangers battered around the best Missouri had to offer by a count of 29-5.

On Saturday, rain and reality set in.

The fans at Globe Life Park endured a 2-hour, 11-minute rain delay and then got what they wanted -- well, half of them, anyway -- as the red-clad Cardinals fans watched St.