"Evan Grant says that the Angels, not the Rangers, are the best team in the A.L. West right now. Because his story is behind the paywall, I don't know what the reasons he gives are, but I do think Evan is wrong here, for a very simple reason: The Rangers have a better run differential than the Angels, and have played a tougher schedule than the Angels. That means the Rangers have been better than the Angels this year. " Simple reasons right? Because that stellar run differential spoke volumes the last couple days. Its simple really.