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Martinez continues Texas' WC hunt in Oakland

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:01:34 EDT

The A's begin their final homestand of the season on Friday with a three-game set against the Rangers, who are still in the hunt for an AL Wild Card berth.



Beltre, Hamels keep Rangers in AL WC mix

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 02:08:31 EDT

Cole Hamels allowed one run in seven innings and Shin-Soo Choo and Adrian Beltre hit home runs as the Rangers topped the Mariners in the series finale to remain 2 1/2 games back of the second AL Wild Card. Robinson Cano hit his 300th career homer and Nelson Cruz hit his 35th home run of the season as Seattle dropped its sixth consecutive game, falling five games back of in the Wild Card race.



Hamels works deep to give Rangers a lift

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 03:14:56 EDT

Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels has been through a few pennant races and late-season pushes in his career. He has shown he can handle crunch time and did so again on Thursday night. He allowed one run over eight innings to secure a sweep of the Mariners.



Rangers unveil designs for Globe Life Field

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:58:33 EDT

The Rangers have taken the next step in preparing for the 2020 opening of their new ballpark, Globe Life Field, by unveiling updated renderings, illustrations and models on Thursday.



#AwardWorthy: Vote for Beltre

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:51:18 EDT

Vote for Adrian Beltre (Personality of the Year) in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball's ultimate honors.



Gomez talks his way back into lineup

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 01:03:07 EDT

Rangers outfielder Carlos Gomez was in the starting lineup on Thursday for the first time since Sept. 9. Gomez has been dealing with a sprained right ankle but was able to convince manager Jeff Banister that he was ready to go. He then had a two-run double in the first inning.



Rangers have hope bullpen can finish strong

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:12:57 EDT

Beginning Thursday, the Rangers have 11 games left to make a run at the American League Wild Card. The question is if they have enough bullpen left to get it done. Entering Thursday, Rangers relievers had a 6.87 ERA this month.



Rangers gaining ground in AL Wild Card race

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:08:14 EDT

The Twins and Angels are leaving a door open for the Rangers in the American League Wild Card race. The Rangers aren't in position yet, but their postseason hopes are still alive, and a little stronger than they were a few days ago.



Odor, Rangers slam M's, gain in AL WC race

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:40:11 EDT

Rougned Odor capped a seven-run rally in the fourth inning with a grand slam, as the Rangers won their third straight game with an 8-6 victory over the Mariners at Safeco Field on Wednesday. The Mariners lost their fifth in a row.



Rangers' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:58:45 EDT

Who 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.



Claudio, Jimenez affected by Hurricane Maria

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 02:33:54 EDT

Rangers reliever Alex Claudio was about to communicate with his family in Puerto Rico on Wednesday, after the island was hit by Hurricane Maria. Backup catcher A.J. Jimenez and first-base coach Hector Ortiz have not.



Beltre, King Felix mock each other on field

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:56:25 EDT

Beltre, King Felix mock each other on field



Banister impressed by Gallo's aptitude

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 21:42:07 EDT

Rangers first baseman Joey Gallo was 1-for-4 with a single in Tuesday's 3-1 victory over the Mariners. He also had a couple of nice defensive plays, including turning Kyle Seager's tough grounder to first base into an inning-ending double play in the fourth.



Gomez's 'huge at-bat' off bench sparks rally

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:22:52 EDT

Carlos Gomez had gone nine days without playing and he was getting tired of waiting for his sprained right ankle to respond.



Texas strikes late to sink Seattle, rise in WC

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:01:29 EDT

The Rangers struck for two runs in the top of the eighth inning to continue their Wild Card postseason push with a 3-1 victory over the Mariners on Tuesday night.



Choo on track to achieve goal of no DL stints

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:22:19 EDT

Shin-Soo Choo is closing on fulfilling his Spring Training goal for the season. He is trying to make it through the season without serious injury.



Daniels applauds work of Rangers' coaches

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:45:54 EDT

General manager Jon Daniels is with the Rangers in Seattle this week for some of the usual end-of-the-year meetings. But Daniels said any decisions on the coaching staff for next year will not be addressed until after the season.



Inbox: Does value of HRs offset average?

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:01:44 EDT

Do home runs offset a good average? Beat reporter T.R. Sullivan answers this and more in the latest Inbox.



Gallo slugs 490-foot HR, 2017's 3rd longest

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:43:27 EDT

Joey Gallo had gone more than two weeks without hitting a home run, but when he finally connected, it was a beauty.



After long rehab, Diekman gets 1st save of '17

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:02:49 EDT

Jake Diekman's seventh appearance since returning from the disabled list may have been his most significant. This time the Rangers left-hander pitched 1 2/3 innings to nail down his first save of the year in the Rangers' 4-2 victory over the Angels on Sunday afternoon.



Rangers stay alive in WC with win over Halos

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:20:39 EDT

The Rangers kept their tenuous American League Wild Card hopes flickering by getting out of Southern California with a 4-2 victory over the Angels on Sunday afternoon at Angel Stadium.



Beltre, Mazara to remain in mix for stretch run

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 15:33:59 EDT

The Rangers have a steep climb back into the American League Wild Card race, but manager Jeff Banister isn't going to hold back until the end.



Rangers can't back Hamels, drop 5th straight

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 02:23:23 EDT

Justin Upton homered twice to back a strong start from rookie Parker Bridwell as the Angels handed the Rangers their fifth straight loss and secured a series victory with a 2-0 win on Saturday night at Angel Stadium.



Has DeShields emerged as starting CF in '18?

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 20:16:05 EDT

Delino DeShields has re-emerged as a dynamic offensive force at the top of the Rangers' lineup. But his improved defense is another reason why DeShields has pushed his name to the top of the list of potential starting center fielders in 2018.



Inbox: What lies ahead for Rangers' rotation?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 11:49:23 EDT

Which free agents might the Rangers seek to add to their rotation this offseason? Has Robinson Chirinos cemented his status as the team's starting catcher moving forward? Beat reporter T.R. Sullivan answers Texas fans' questions.



Rangers' injury woes adding up in final weeks

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 03:05:29 EDT

Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara left Friday night's 7-6 loss to the Angels still experiencing tightness in his left quad muscle, a problem that has been bothering him for over a week.



Rangers edged by Angels in 4th straight loss

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 03:45:44 EDT

C.J. Cron's two-run home run off rookie reliever Ricardo Rodriguez capped a five-run sixth inning and propelled the Angels to a 7-6 comeback win over the Rangers in Friday night's series opener at Angel Stadium.



Napoli (leg) to pinch-hit, DH down stretch

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:43:05 EDT

Mike Napoli will likely finish the season as a pinch-hitter off the bench and occasional designated hitter. Napoli is dealing with a stress reaction in the fibia of his right leg and admitted in a meeting with manager Jeff Banister on Friday that playing at first base was not a good idea.



Q&A: Former Rangers trainer Ziegler on career

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:00:00 EDT

Bill Ziegler was hoping to get an autograph of his childhood idol, Ted Williams, when, as a 24-year-old, assistant trainer at Florida State University, he applied for the trainer's job with the Washington Senators, whom Williams was managing.



Odor homers, but Texas unable to cool Seattle

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:34:47 EDT

The Mariners have been waiting for the return of some injured pitchers, but welcomed the arrival of some healthy hitting as well on Thursday as they rolled to a 10-4 win, their third straight blowout of the Rangers.



Taveras taken 4th in DR Winter League draft

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:09:14 EDT

Some of the biggest -- and youngest -- stars in the game are going home for the winter. The Liga de Béisbol Profesional de la República Dominicana, also known as the Dominican Republic Winter League, will be waiting for them when they arrive. On Thursday, the league held its annual rookie draft in front of 500 fans, family and friends in a mall lobby in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The draft, which is for players in Class A Advanced or higher, that had not been previously selected by a winter league team, was broadcast live on national television and online.



Rangers' offense limited by Mariners in loss

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 01:51:22 EDT

Mike Zunino hit two home runs and the Mariners jumped back in front of the Rangers in the American League Wild Card standings with an 8-1 victory at Globe Life Park on Wednesday.



Beltre returns, can't provide heroics in loss

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 01:28:54 EDT

The Rangers are sinking in the American League Wild Card race, so they sent the captain up to bat, hoping to save the night.



McConaughey visits local high schoolers

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:47:42 EDT

High school can be, to put it mildly, rough. There's the mundanity of homework, the stress of figuring out the next step of life and when that's mixed with the pressures of performing well enough to keep grades up, results can slip.



Rangers drubbed by Mariners; fall 3 back in WC

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:12:37 EDT

Ben Gamel and Kyle Seager launched three-run home runs on Tuesday as the Mariners powered to a 10-3 victory over the Rangers at Globe Life Park to keep some air in their American League Wild Card hopes.



Calhoun on strong debut: 'It's an unreal feeling'

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:28:36 EDT

Willie Calhoun was in Phoenix when his phone started buzzing, only he wasn't there to pick it up. He was out at dinner with his girlfriend and had left his phone at home, so then his girlfriend's phone rang. Calhoun was getting called up.



Rangers fan makes barehanded grab look easy

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 11:00:53 EDT

Rangers fan makes barehanded grab look easy



Rangers jump-start '18 slate vs. rival Astros

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:29:00 EDT

The Rangers will open the 2018 season at home against the Astros on Thursday, March 29, according to their schedule released Tuesday.



Callis: What to expect from Calhoun

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:49:24 EDT

Even baseball's fourth-highest scoring offense can use reinforcements. With Carlos Gomez on the disabled list and Adrian Beltre, Robinson Chirinos, Nomar Mazara, Mike Napoli and Rougned Odor all ailing, the Rangers have called up Willie Calhoun to bolster their lineup as they stand two games out of the American League's final wild-card berth.




Rangers strike early, hold off M's; 2 back of WC

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:05:01 EDT

The Rangers struck early and held on for a 5-3 victory over the Mariners in the first of a four-game series at Globe Life Park on Monday night. The Rangers, who led 4-1 after two innings, are now two games behind the idle Twins in the race for the second Wild Card spot in the American League.



Bullpen picks up Hamels with 3 hitless innings

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:24:40 EDT

Cole Hamels gave the Rangers what they needed on Monday night, holding the powerful Mariners lineup to three runs in six innings. But it took three tough innings from the bullpen trio of Matt Bush, Jake Diekman and Alex Claudio to finish it off in a 5-3 victory over the Mariners.



Young fan tries to throw ball back, gets denied

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 22:48:48 EDT

Young fan tries to throw ball back, gets denied



Despite sore ankle, Odor to remain in lineup

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 19:24:28 EDT

When Rougned Odor felt his left ankle get rammed into by a sliding Nomar Mazara on Sunday, he immediately assumed the worst.



Legendary former Rangers scout Didier dies

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:57:48 EDT

Mel Didier, who spent more than 60 years in professional baseball as one of the game's greatest talent scouts, died on Sunday night. He was still working for the Blue Jays at the time of his passing, which occurred at home in Phoenix with his wife Elena near him.



Rangers lose series, remain 2 1/2 out of WC

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:35:17 EDT

Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez each crushed two home runs and Didi Gregorius had four hits as the Yankees won for the second time in three games against the Rangers with a 16-7 victory Sunday afternoon at Globe Life Park.