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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:31:48 EDTThe Rangers went with a makeshift lineup on Saturday, the day after clinching the American League West title, but not every regular could get the afternoon off.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:50:57 EDTCheck out the Rangers Shop and suit up for the postseason in official AL West champions gear.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:52:24 EDTYu Darvish, emulating what Cole Hamels did on Friday night, threw seven scoreless innings in a 5-0 victory over the A's on Saturday afternoon. Darvish was in complete command, allowing just two singles and a walk while striking out nine.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 15:59:41 EDTThe Rangers have clinched the division title, but they still have plenty to do in the final eight games. At the top of the list is finishing with the best record in the American League and having home-field advantage throughout the postseason.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:15:48 EDTCole Hamels pitched seven scoreless innings and Adrian Beltre hit a two-run homer as the Rangers wrapped up the American League West title with a 3-0 victory over the Athletics on Friday night at the Coliseum.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:07:34 EDTRangers right-hander Colby Lewis is looking to regain his rhythm as Texas pursues home-field advantage throughout the postseason.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:20:04 EDTThe Rangers planned Friday's postgame celebration around pitchers Matt Bush and Jeremy Jeffress.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:48:04 EDTThe Rangers, after avoiding a perfect game being thrown against them by A's starter Kendall Graveman, have wrapped up their fourth American League West title in seven years.
Sat, 6 Aug 2016 00:45:18 EDTWho do the Rangers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Texas' Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:03:58 EDTBy clinching the American League West title with eight games left in the regular season, thanks to a 3-0 win over the A's on Friday night, the Rangers have plenty of time to rest and relax before the postseason begins. But there is still work to be done.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 02:42:09 EDTThis isn't the team the Texas Rangers believed they would have. In these closing weeks, their lineup frequently has included five or six players who weren't on the Opening Day roster and three who weren't even in the organization. That's why this American League West championship might be the sweetest of them all.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:22:42 EDTAndrus and Odor poured Gatorade on their own heads
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:41:46 EDTRangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, on the disabled list recovering from a broken left forearm, took batting practice on the field Friday and is holding out hope he could be back in the lineup before the regular season ends.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:21:43 EDTReliever Jeremy Jeffress is back with the Rangers after a 22-day stay in a Houston rehabilitation clinic. Jeffress has been on the restricted list after being arrested on Aug. 26 in Dallas for suspicion of driving while intoxicated. He was cleared to return by Major League Baseball and the Players Association.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:13:37 EDTThe Rangers on Thursday agreed to a $1.1 million deal with Cuban infielder Yanio Perez, a source told MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez. The club has not confirmed the report.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:14:40 EDTDerek Holland and Tanner Scheppers have been through much over the past three seasons, and their current situations were both subject for review after the Rangers' 5-4 loss to the Angels on Wednesday.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:46:13 EDTThe Angels and Rangers on Wednesday continued to voice their drastically differing opinions about Tuesday night's events, with participants on both teams casting themselves as the good guys and their opponents as the villains.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 02:06:12 EDTThanks to the Angels and the Astros, the Rangers will have to wait until they get to Oakland before they get another chance to clinch the American League West. The Angels bested the Rangers, 5-4, in a night game at Globe Life Park after the Astros defeated the Athletics earlier in the day.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 02:59:36 EDTThe Rangers trailed, 3-1, after two innings but went ahead on Nomar Mazara's two-run home run and held on with a superb effort from the bullpen for a 5-4 victory over the Angels at Globe Life Park on Tuesday night. The victory dropped the Rangers' magic number for winning the American League West title to 2.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 01:55:58 EDTA.J. Griffin, battling an upper respiratory infection and uncharacteristic control problems, had a short and disappointing outing on Tuesday. But he was picked up by the outstanding work of the bullpen, and the Rangers rallied for a 5-4 victory that lowered their magic number to two games.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 02:19:38 EDTCarlos Gomez took exception to what he believed was Andrelton Simmons blocking second base on a putout, and that sparked a night of flared tempers in the Rangers' 5-4 win over the Angels on Tuesday night.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 22:38:48 EDTRangers' Martinez makes unreal, behind-the-back catch
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:25:09 EDTAs the Rangers close in on their fifth postseason berth in the last seven seasons, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred had nothing but praise for the current ownership group, headed by Ray Davis and Bob Simpson.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:20:01 EDTThe Rangers are just about ready to begin the construction of Texas Live!, the entertainment complex that will be built adjacent to both Globe Life Park and the new ballpark, expected to open as soon as 2020.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:27:22 EDTRangers manager Jeff Banister was ejected from Monday's game in the sixth inning after the Angels were successful in having a call overturned by replay.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 21:01:01 EDTAlthough Mike Scioscia has felt some of the negative effects when it comes to opposing Adrian Beltre, he said it's been a treat to be able to watch him play as consistently as he does.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:46:04 EDTIan Desmond singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth to give the Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Angels on Monday night at Globe Life Park.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:19:18 EDTCole Hamels and Yu Darvish are both going to get extra rest before their next two starts as they get ready for the postseason. Jeff Banister announced on Tuesday that Derek Holland will start on Wednesday against the Angels instead of Hamels on his normal four days of rest. Hamels instead will start on Friday against the Athletics, with Darvish going on Saturday.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 22:14:33 EDTThe Rangers are starting to become hopeful that Shin-Soo Choo could return at some point during the postseason, possibly at the beginning.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 20:27:42 EDTThe Athletics, trying to avoid a second straight last-place finish, are making it tough on the first-place Rangers in the final month of the season. Khris Davis, who has been pummeling the Rangers all season, hit two home runs and the Athletics won for the second straight game with a 5-2 victory on Sunday afternoon at Globe Life Park.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 18:42:41 EDTRangers starter Colby Lewis wasn't interested in how good he looked for five innings or how much progress he has made in two starts since coming off the disabled list. He was simply fuming over the five walks he allowed on Sunday afternoon, including three during the sixth inning in a 5-2 loss to the Athletics at Globe Life Park.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 18:57:27 EDTTwo tremendous plays by A's outfielders robbed the Rangers of extra bases, and a chance at a victory, as Oakland went on to win the finale of the three-game series, 5-2, Sunday afternoon at Globe Life Park.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 14:19:12 EDTPrince Fielder has rejoined the Rangers this weekend after announcing on Aug. 10 that he will no longer play baseball. Fielder has undergone two surgeries in the past three years to repair a herniated disk in his neck, so his role right now with the Rangers is to give them emotional support down the stretch and into the playoffs.