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Lewis leads Rangers past Yankees for series win

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Rangers turned back the clock to 2010 in their 3-2 win Wednesday. The game featured a sellout crowd, a tight contest against the Yankees and a fully healthy Colby Lewis. Lewis looked like his pre-injury self with seven strong innings. He allowed just two runs on four hits and never looked fatigued despite throwing 106 pitches. Lewis admitted that the sellout...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios’ Missed Fly Ball Clocks Leonys Martin In The Head (Video)

The Boston Red Sox have been really bad this season, but at least they’re not the Texas Rangers. The Rangers owned Major League Baseball’s worst record at 42-64 heading into Tuesday night’s contest against the New York Yankees, and they did little to improve on that dubious distinction, falling to New York 12-11 for their sixth loss in eight games. As if losing wasn’t bad...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Rios drops fly ball, charged with 3-base error

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers right fielder Alex Rios was charged with a three-base error after a fly ball bounced out of his glove during the sixth inning of Tuesday night's game against the N.Y. Yankees.Yankees batter Brett Gardner hit a fly ball to right-center field, with Rios was chasing the ball along with center fielder Leonys Martin. It appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers made defensive error straight out of Three Stooges (Video)

The Texas Rangers took embarrassing to a whole new level on Tuesday night with this defensive blunder committed against the New York Yankees. The Rangers were down 7-4 with two outs in the top of the sixth inning when Brett Gardner hit a fly ball to right center. Alex Rios was coming over from right […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rangers’ outfielders collide on fly ball

When the Texas Rangers are 42-65, losing can sometimes become an art. The Rangers’ outfielders Leonys Martin and Alex Rios made a funny play on this routine fly ball into right center off the bat of the New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner (mlb.com). They didn’t do it on purpose obviously, but the surprise made it entertaining. This scored Brendan Ryan from second base, which was...
Via Reading Between The Seams
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Rios Drops Ball, Nearly KO’s Teammate

Well this was interesting. While attempting to casually catch a fly ball against the New York Yankees on Tuesday, Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Alex Rios let said ball bounce off his glove and on to the head of centerfielder Leonys Martin.  I am not too sure how many of you are old enough to remember then Texas Rangers outfielder Jose Canseco letting a ball bounce off his head...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios: Everyman Outfielder

After finishing no worse than second in the AL West between 2008 and 2013, the Texas Rangers stumbled hard this season. As July winds down, they are stuck at the bottom of the division, 23.5 games behind the Oakland A’s. Like the Boston Red Sox, the Rangers find themselves in the unfamiliar position of selling at the deadline rather than buying. One player who could soon find himself...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish blames batter's folks for 'creating a great hitter'

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish jokingly blamed the parents of New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner for "creating a great hitter" after Gardner hit two solo home runs against him during Monday night's game at Globe Life Park.Reporters asked Darvish about the expression he made on the mound after the second home run he gave...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darvish, big inning propel Rangers to rare win

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers certainly didn't look like a team that was 23 games under .500 Monday night in their series opener against the New York Yankees. Their ace was doing ace-like things, as Yu Darvish struck out eight and punctuated his night with a fist pump following a strikeout of Brian McCann to end the seventh inning. The offense was able to string together...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikolas can't carry success from his last start over

ARLINGTON, Texas - One of the requirements in the ongoing audition for rotation spots for the Texas Rangers is having the ability to be consistent from start-to-start. Miles Mikolas is still trying to meet that requirement. Mikolas, who helped his resume with a nice start at New York Monday, couldn't use that start as momentum for his Sunday start against Oakland. The right-hander...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Players To Be Traded By Both Trade Deadlines

Jon Lester could headline potential deadline deals The MLB trade deadline is about to get even wilder. For the past month we have been seeing names swirl around the rumor mill. Some rumors became reality, others are just fairy tales. It truly is a fun part of the season. Let’s take a look at who I feel will be moved and I will specify which deadline. These five players will be...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cat walks onto field at Rangers game (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A cat walked into the field at Globe Life Park during the ninth inning of Friday night's Texas Rangers game against Oakland. The Rangers were closing out a 4-1 victory when the cat made his appearance. We've seen lots of animals run onto the field at sporting events, but this is definitely the first time we've seen a cat on the...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Texas Rangers Set New Record While Cute Kitty Takes a Nap on the Field

Things have not been going well for the Texas Rangers this season. They earned a rare win Friday night with a 4-1 win over the division leading Oakland A's, and in the process showed one of the many reasons why the team has struggled--pitching. Jerome Williams (Friday night's starter) was the 31st pitcher to play for the Rangers (yes--that's a record).Nate Adcock will...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Mitch Moreland, Joseph Ortiz

Texas Rangers designated hitter Mitch Moreland was officially sent to the 60-day disabled list on Thursday. He will be out for the season because of ankle reconstruction in June. Also, the Rangers sent left handed pitcher Joseph Ortiz to Double-A Frisco to continue his rehab assignment.#450834222 / gettyimages.comMitch MorelandMonday, Moreland underwent ligament reconstruction...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Holland explains bullpen game called ‘Fart Bottle Roulette’

Day in, day out, game after game, relief pitchers spend a lot of time waiting around for the chance that their name might be called while sitting on their butts in the bullpen. The relievers, save for a couple of catchers and a coach, pretty much spend the entirety of games in isolation, separated from […] The post Derek Holland provides details of Rangers bullpen game called ‘Fart...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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