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Rangers-Astros series could be played in Arlington or moved out of Texas ...

A flyover takes place after the player introductions during the pre-game pageantry before the Toronto Blue Jays vs. the Texas Rangers Major League Baseball ALDS Game 1 at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Thursday, October 6, 2016.

Two sources said Monday morning that the clubs and Major League Baseball were checking with other MLB venues on the possibility of hosting the three-game Series that was scheduled for Tuesday-Thursday at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

Also, it would create a two-week road trip for the Rangers, who still believe they are in playoff contention, over their final 16 games of the season.

If both the Rangers and Mets series are moved out of Houston, the Astros would be away from home for 19 straight games from August 25-Sept. 14.

In addition to all the other stresses involved, there is this to take into consideration: Many Houston players have immediate family in the flooded areas and their minds are likely to be focused on putting the games off, if possible, in order to get home and tend to loved ones.

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