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CHICAGO -- The Rangers faced left-handers in their final two games in Chicago and are expected to face two in Houston, plus Drew Smyly of the Rays on Monday in Arlington.

That will allow Daniel Robertson to get some regular at-bats and keep his hot bat going. Robertson went into Wednesday's game against White Sox starter Chris Sale hitting .353 in his last 25 games. The outfielder was hitting .362 for the season against left-handed pitchers.

"There's not really anything to make out of it," Robertson said. "My job is to get better every day and do what the manager asks me to do. It doesn't matter who is pitching, I'm just trying to get better."

The Rangers acquired Robertson on May 18 from the Padres at a time when they were desperately looking for healthy bodies. At the time, Robertson looked like a temporary replacement, but he has persevered through the summer -- even while playing with small fractures in his left cheek. Now he is starting to show up semi-regularly in the Rangers' lineup.

"There have been a lot of transactions, Triple-A, coming here," Robertson said. "Being a baseball player, you've got to be ready for anything and everything. It's all part of the grind."

T.R. Sullivan is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Postcards from Elysian Fields, and follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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