Cordero hopes to get a chance to set the team record for saves as the Rangers conclude their three-game series with the Toronto Blue Jays at Ameriquest Field in Arlington.
Cordero got the final three outs in the Rangers’ 10-7 win over the Blue Jays on Saturday, earning his 43rd save of the season to match the mark set by John Wetteland in 1999.
“It’s a pretty nice record,” Cordero said. “It’s been a good season for me and the whole team. What I want most is to go to the playoffs.”
David Delluci hit a go-ahead double and Mark Teixiera homered for the second straight day, helping the Rangers remain within five games of the first-place Oakland Athletics in the AL west. The A’s beat the Cleveland Indians 5-4 on Saturday.
The Rangers, who also trail Anaheim, will play the A’s and Angels 14 times in the final three weeks of the season.
“It’s going to get interesting down the stretch here,” Texas manager Buck Showalter said.
“We had a good chance to win,” Toronto manager John Gibbons said. “We just couldn’t get it done.”