Rangers Rumors & News

  • Mariners, Felix Hernandez win finale over Rangers, but eliminated from playoff contention

    Seattle Times "The Mariners’ postseason dreams ended Sunday, but not by their own doing. Seattle was in the middle of polishing off what would eventually be a 4-1 victory over the Angels before a crowd of 40,823 at Safeco Field when A’s pitcher Sonny Gray closed out his 4-0 shutout over the Rangers in..." September 29

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Jon Daniels says that Tim Bogar, Mike Maddux and Steve Buechele will interview for #Rangers managers job, plus a few external candidates.

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    Shannon Drayer @shannondrayer

    Word from Texas, mgr Bogar said Holland will pitch tomorrow if the game is meaningful and he is feeling better. The game is now meaningful.

  • Rangers’ win against Oakland, Seattle win creating wild-card drama in AL

    Dallas Morning News "The Rangers will finish their regular season on Sunday with a meaningful game. Oakland needs a win over the Rangers or a Seattle loss to the Los Angeles Angels to get into the American League playoffs as the second wild card. The Rangers helped set up this scenario with a bullpen-driven 5-4..." September 28

  • Donaldson’s toughness helps spark A’s offense in 6-2 win over Rangers

    San Francisco Chronicle "He went down in a heap near third base and stayed down long enough to make his manager and teammates anxious, but All-Star Josh Donaldson showed how just hard the A’s are fighting, toughing out an injury to help his team inch right to the verge of a postseason berth. The All-Star third baseman..." September 27

  • Rangers win gives first draft pick to Arizona

    Dallas Morning News "By defeating Oakland on Thursday night, the Texas Rangers guaranteed Arizona will have the first pick in next June’s draft. With three games remaining, the Rangers are 66-93, and Arizona is 63-96. If the clubs finish with the same record, Arizona would get the first pick by virtue of the..." September 26

  • Adrian Beltre's walk-off homer against Oakland keeps Seattle in the playoff hunt

    Dallas Morning News "Beltre’s homer, off Luke Gregerson, kept Seattle’s playoff hopes alive. The Mariners won at Toronto and trail Oakland by two games in the race for a wild-card spot in the American League playoffs. Bogar would rather not see the Athletics celebrate a playoff spot on the Rangers’ field. If..." September 26

  • Rookie-dominated lineup produces four of five Ranger runs, six shutout innings in 5-1 win over Astros

    Dallas Morning News "The Rangers staged their second “Rookie Dress Up Night” of the season Wednesday. The first time, they were all stuffed into silly costumes for a road trip. On Wednesday, they all wore Rangers uniforms. With seven rookies in the starting lineup and another who came on to pitch in relief, the..." September 25

  • Rangers staying positive despite lower attendance, still crack top-10 in MLB

    Dallas Morning News "There are two ways to look at the crowds at Globe Life Park in Arlington these days. You can see the park half empty; or you can see the glass half full. The Rangers take the latter approach. Though attendance will be down for the second straight season — by more than 400,000 for 2014..." September 25

  • Don’t look now but Tim Bogar has hottest team in baseball

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Finishing 2014 on a positive note was all well and good for the Texas Rangers. But this is getting ridiculous. The Rangers, the hottest team in baseball, won for the 10th time in their last 11 games Tuesday night at Globe Life Park. A two-run fourth inning, which included Robinson Chirinos’..." September 24

  • Rangers trying the rehab route with Profar once again

    Fox Sports Southwest "The Texas Rangers are going down a similar path to one they've taken with infielder Jurickson Profar before. They are just hoping for better results this time. Profar, who has missed the entire season with tear in his teres muscle in his right shoulder, will be shut down for approximately..." September 23

  • Rangers officially shut down Alex Rios

    Hardball Talk "Rangers outfielder Alex Rios hasn’t appeared in a game since September 4 due to a nagging right thumb injury, and he’s not going to be rushed back for the final week. Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that Rios has officially been shut down for the remainder of the season,..." September 21

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    Tim Bogar is now the clear runaway favorite to be hired as the next #Rangers manager.

  • Rangers crush AL West champion Angels with seven runs in first two innings

    Dallas Morning News "The arms: RHP Lisalverto Bonilla did not allow a hit for the first four innings before David Freese led off the fifth with a double. … Bonilla walked a pair of Angels with two outs in the first, but came back to get Erick Aybar to bounce to third. … The bats: CF Leonys Martin had his AL-leading..." September 20

  • Ron Washington: 'I was not true to my wife'

    Sporting News "Making his first public statement since resigning as Rangers manager on Sept. 5, Ron Washington said, "I was not true to my wife after 42 years. I broke her trust." Washington offered no further details and declined to take questions at a press conference at a Dallas-area hotel. "I'm..." September 20

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Adrian Beltre's hit in the first was No. 2591 of his career, passing Vladimir Guerrero for most ever by a native of the Dominican Republic.

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Ron Washington: “I was not true to my wife after 42 years. I broke her trust. I’m here today to own that mistake and to apologize to her.”

  • Ron Washington will explain his resignation from the Rangers on Thursday

    SB Nation "Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington will explain why he suddenly resigned from the position during a 1:30 p.m. CT press conference on Thursday. Washington stepped down on Sept. 5, with no official word released as to why he left. We have been told why he didn't leave, at least...." September 18

  • Rangers eliminate Oakland from AL West race; win fifth straight

    Dallas Morning News "In a season full of embarrassment, the Rangers on Wednesday saved themselves from one final humiliation. And got a little bit of long overdue revenge in the act. With a big ninth inning, the Rangers beat Oakland 6-1, eliminated the A’s from a threepeat as AL West champs and removed the..." September 18

  • Tepesch survives, refocuses, helps Rangers beat A's for 4th straight win

    Dallas Morning News "The first time Nick Tepesch had a chance to back up his offense with a “shutdown inning” on Tuesday, he didn’t. But he survived well enough to get a second chance. And he didn’t repeat the same mistakes twice in a 6-3 win that extended the Rangers’ win streak to four games and pushed the A’s..." September 17

  • Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo to have second surgery in last three weeks

    Dallas Morning News "Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo will undergo his second surgery in a three-week span on Wednesday when doctors look at a cartilage tear in his left ankle. Choo suffered the injury in April when he tripped over first base in Oakland, but missed only a week before returning. He aggravated the injury in..." September 17

  • Levine withdraws from Arizona GM search

    ESPN Dallas "Thad Levine, the Texas Rangers' assistant general manager, has withdrawn his name for the vacant GM job with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Levine, who has been the No. 2 man to Jon Daniels the last nine seasons, spoke with Arizona's chief baseball officer Tony La Russa about his desire to remain..." September 16

  • Rookie helps Rangers complete first sweep of opponent since April

    Dallas Morning News "The Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep of former playoff contender Atlanta on Sunday with a 10-3 win at Globe Life Park. It was the Rangers’ first series sweep since April 21-23, at Oakland. The Braves dropped to four games behind Pittsburgh for the second wild-card spot in the National..." September 15

  • Let the “Michael Young for Rangers manager” stumping begin

    Hardball Talk "As soon as Ron Washington stepped down I thought “it’s only a matter of time until someone says Michael Young should be the next Rangers manager.” Out of respect for Wash, I assume, they gave it a week. Now Richard Justice begins the stumping: Young knows that the game is not easy, and..." September 15

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Miles Mikolas had some shoulder discomfort the last time he played catch. Seems doubtful that he will pitch again in 2014. #Rangers

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    Texas Rangers @Rangers

    INJURY UPDATE: @VinnyChoice left today's game with a strained left hamstring. He's scheduled to have an MRI tomorrow.

  • Rangers 3-2 win over Braves

    Dallas Morning News "One game cannot wipe away a season’s frustration for Rangers reliever Neal Cotts, but it is a start. With closer Neftali Feliz unavailable after having pitched twice in less than 44 hours, interim manager Tim Bogar used Cotts to lock up a 3-2 win over Atlanta on Saturday at Globe Life Park...." September 14

  • Rangers manufacture run in eighth inning to top Atlanta 2-1

    Dallas Morning News "In the eighth, RHP Phil Klein struck out Chris Johnson to end the inning with two runners on base. Klein got his first major-league win. The Rangers had been 0-13 in his appearances. .. LHP Derek Holland had his third consecutive start of seven innings with no walks allowed. The only other pitcher..." September 13

  • Angels Deregulate Texas Rangers, 7-3

    Halos Heaven "Texas governor Rick Perry has been trolling the entire State of California for years now—you've probably even heard his smarmy swagger on LA radio. Although it's just coincidental, there's been a special grudge between the Angels and the Rangers during the same time. The balance of power shifted;..." September 12

  • 8 Angels Runs Make Angels Magic Number 9

    Halos Heaven "Albert Pujols hit his first triple since 2010 in the first inning. He was a home run shy of the cycle on a night Efren Navarro hit a two-run triple late to put a 4-1 game out of reach and Matt Shoemaker became the first Angels rookie EVER to win 15 Games in a season. The Halos amassed 15 hits..." September 11

  • Tim Bogar gets first win as Rangers interim manager

    Dallas Morning News "LHP Derek Holland had his second consecutive strong start since returning from the disabled list, working seven innings in a 1-0 victory against Seattle on Sunday at Globe Life Park. The Rangers ended their third eight-game losing streak of the season. It was the first win in three games for..." September 08

  • Mariners wait out a long rain delay to beat Texas 4-2 for fifth consecutive victory

    Seattle Times "It took a little while for them to get going. A 3-hour, 13-minute rain delay of sitting around and waiting can make even the most energetic of players lethargic. But with most people in bed or wishing they were, the Mariners did what they were supposed to do — beat a bad Texas team and add to..." September 07

  • Rangers have begun discussing long-term extension for Jon Daniels

    Dallas Morning News "You start with a simple statement: The Rangers are about to lose 100 games. Then you proceed to the next step, a not-so-simple question: How do you begin the rebuilding process following a 100-loss season? If you are Rangers ownership, you probably start by committing to the architect who..." September 07

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    TR Sullivan @Sullivan_Ranger

    Darvish shut down for year...won't pitch again

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Alex Rios has an infection in his right thumb. He won't play for one week. #Rangers

  • Kendrys Morales goes deep twice as Mariners take care of Texas, 7-5

    Seattle Times "The Mariners patiently have waited for Kendrys Morales to come around. Looking to bolster a sagging offense and add a presence to the middle of the order, Seattle reacquired Morales on July 24 in trade with the Twins. Only the Morales they got back has yet to produce quite like the Morales..." September 06

  • Ron Washington resigns as Rangers manager

    CBSSports.com "Ron Washington has resigned as manager of the Rangers for personal reasons, both he and the team have announced. Bench coach Tim Bogar will take over as interim manager for the remainder of the season. Here is Washington's statement: “Today, I have submitted my resignation from the job I..." September 06

  • Royals complete sweep of Rangers, win 4-1

    Royals Review "In a night where Justin Verlander continues his season-long slow burn back from whatever planet he occupied all by himself, catalyzing a 7-0 Detroit Tigers loss, the Kansas City Royals stepped ahead. Kansas City won 4-1 against the Texas Rangers, finishing a sweep that was so desperately needed..." September 04

  • Yu Darvish to be examined Thursday; club leaning towards ‘not taking any chances’

    Dallas Morning News "While acknowledging that ace right-hander Yu Darvish has seen significant improvement in the symptoms related to his elbow inflammation, Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels on Wednesday gave every indication that the pitcher’s season is over. Daniels said Darvish would be examined by team..." September 03

  • Jose Altuve’s four-hit day paces Astros’ comeback win over Rangers

    Houston Chronicle "Jose Altuve should be the one to send the Astros into September with a four-hit game and a 3-2 win over the Rangers. The season’s final month will see Chris Carter chase 40 home runs and the Astros grasp for 70 wins, but neither mark would match the buzz of a batting title for Altuve, or his..." September 01

  • Feldman’s gem locks up Silver Boot for Astros over Rangers

    Houston Chronicle "The second shutout of Scott Feldman’s career guaranteed that the Astros, for roughly a year’s time, have in-state supremacy in the baseball realm. The veteran allowed three hits in a 2-0 win over the Rangers at Minute Maid Park, returning the Silver Boot to the Astros. The Astros are 10-5..." August 31

  • Rangers activate Derek Holland

    CBSSports.com "The Rangers on Saturday announced that left-hander Derek Holland has been activated from the 60-day disabled list. Holland will make his first start of the 2014 season on Tuesday against the Royals. Holland has been sidelined after undergoing knee surgery in January." August 30

  • Pair of 3-run homers help keep Rangers' Silver Boot ambitions alive with 13-6 win over Astros

    Dallas Morning News "RHP Scott Baker worked 6 1/3 innings to win his second consecutive start. In his last eight appearances overall, Baker has a 2.37 ERA for 19 innings. … Baker continued to work high in the zone and get outs on balls hit in the air. He had eight outs on pop-ups or fly balls. … Chris Carter, tied..." August 30

  • Texas Rangers tie MLB record

    ESPN.com "The old baseball adage is that you can't tell the players without a program. For the Texas Rangers, there may be a little truth to it, as Ryan Rua will become the team's 59th player this season, tying a major league record. Rua, a rookie first baseman/outfielder, was promoted when outfielder..." August 30

  • Castro’s grand slam lifts Astros past Rangers

    Houston Chronicle "Jose Altuve was initially stumped Thursday when asked what it would mean to finally reclaim the Silver Boot from their Lone Star Series rivals. Truth be told, the memories of last year’s bitter struggles against the Rangers are more than enough incentive for the Astros to regain the upper hand in..." August 29

  • Alex Rios out of Texas Rangers lineup again

    Dallas Morning News "Alex Rios is out of the Texas Rangers’ lineup for the second consecutive game because of soreness in the right thumb. Rios said he wanted to play, but manager Ron Washington decided to be prudent and hold him out of the lineup for one more game. Washington expects to have Rios in the lineup on..." August 28

  • Rougned Odor, Colby Lewis go deep in different ways in Rangers' 12-4 win

    Dallas Morning News "The arms: RHP Colby Lewis picked up his second complete game of the season. … The win was Lewis’ first against Seattle since Sept. 17, 2011. … The two homers allowed by Lewis raised his total to 19 in 137.1 innings this season, a rate of 1.24 per nine innings. It ranks fifth highest among AL..." August 28

  • Colby Lewis could be no-brainer for 2015 rotation, but one issue stands in the way

    Dallas Morning News "The match would seem to be pretty perfect. The Rangers need starting pitchers for 2015. By trade, Colby Lewis just happens to be one of those. He also happens to want to return. And, on Wednesday, he authored his second complete game in a month in a 12-4 win over Seattle. There is one slight..." August 28

  • Mariners shut out Texas, 5-0

    Seattle Times "All was right in the Mariners’ world again on Tuesday night. A night after manager Lloyd McClendon joked that people would think “the world’s caving in right now” and promising his team would be “OK tomorrow” following Monday’s frustrating 2-0 loss, the Mariners responded with a win requisite..." August 27

  • EW: John Rocker to be on 29th season of Survivor

    SI.com "Former Atlanta Braves relief pitcher John Rocker will appear on the next season of the reality TV show "Survivor," according to an exclusive report from Entertainment Weekly. The new season is called "Survivor: San Juan del Sur — Blood vs. Water" and will pit pairs instead of single contestants..." August 27

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