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  1. Robbie Ross quick, efficient and a winner

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It appears that Robbie Ross isn't heading back to the bullpen any time soon. The 24-year-old wanted to start before the season began, making that clear to the front office. And when they offered him the opportunity to compete f...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  2. Offense takes lead from Prince Fielder

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Prince Fielder didn't say, "I told you," but he could have after the Texas Rangers' 5-0 win on Tuesday. Fielder, swarmed by reporters asking about his struggling start before the game, said he was going to hit a home run soon....

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  3. Substitutes must help Texas survive

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- For the Texas Rangers, the month of April is about hanging on. After injuries in the offseason, at spring training and now during the season, the club merely has to stay in the AL West race and avoid falling too far behind. So ...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 1, Astros 0

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- That's 15 straight series wins over the Houston Astros for the Texas Rangers as they secure their second 1-0 win in the past three days. It was the first time in club history that Texas had two 1-0 wins in the same series and the ...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  5. Rangers monitoring rainy conditions

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Mother Nature has made things wet at Globe Life Park and as of 90 minutes prior to the first pitch, the tarp was on the field and rain was falling. But Rangers PA announcer Chuck Morgan told those in attendance that the club expec...

    Blog | April 13, 2014
  6. Texas looks for proper aggressiveness on bases

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios said he was simply trying to make a play. After a run-scoring double, Rios wanted to get himself to third base as the tying run in the eighth to put more pressure on the Houston Astros. But wi...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  7. GM: Club 'leaning' toward DL for Beltre

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said the club is "leaning" toward putting third baseman Adrian Beltre on the disabled list, though they haven't made any firm decision yet. Beltre suffered a mild Grade 1 strain of his lef...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  8. Yu Darvish getting smarter, better

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Here's a scary thought for American League batters: Yu Darvish is only getting better. Yes, it's just two starts. But already, Darvish's elite stuff is colliding with his two seasons of big league experience to produce a pitche...

    Blog | April 12, 2014
  9. Comfort level why Rios bats 3rd, Fielder 4th

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington decided to bat Alex Rios third and Prince Fielder fourth with Adrian Beltre out of the lineup because he wanted both players in spots that they're used to. "Rios has hit fourth a little bit ...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  10. Series preview: Mets at Angels

    Adam Rubin

    USA TODAY SportsThe Mets are due to face Tyler Skaggs, Jered Weaver and C.J. Wilson this weekend in Anaheim.METS (4-5, fourth place/NL East) at LOS ANGELES ANGELS (4-5, third place/AL West) Friday: RHP Dillon Gee (0-0, 4.50) vs. LHP Tyler Skaggs (...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  11. Matt Harrison pitches well in rehab start

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- Texas Rangers pitcher Matt Harrison was clearly more pleased with how his rehab start went Tuesday as opposed to last week's rain-shortened affair. He hopes it puts him on track to return to the big leagues later this month. The l...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  12. A's ruin home opener for Twins with 8-3 victory

    A's ruin home opener for Twins with 8-3 victory

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  13. Adrian Beltre, patient Rangers execute late

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It's a close game, nearly at the crescendo of nervous energy and pressure-filled moments, and there's Adrian Beltre, standing in the batter's box. And that's when you'll see that slight smile, just before he steps in and stares...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  14. Roster moves: McCutchen joins as long man

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers have a new long man in the bullpen, as the club purchased the contract of right-handed reliever Daniel McCutchen on Tuesday. Manager Ron Washington said he plans to use McCutchen as a long man. To make room, t...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  15. Stick of bacon a hot seller for Rangers

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Bacon sells. Just ask the Texas Rangers. The team offered its "Bacon on a stick" for the first time on Opening Day, and sold out all 600 units it ordered. "It was extremely popular," said Shawn Mattox, general manager of Met...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  16. Yu Darvish closer to returning to rotation

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish threw an 86-pitch bullpen session at Globe Life Park on Tuesday and is getting closer to making his first start of the 2014 season. When that occurs is still undecided, but Darvish can't come off th...

    Blog | April 01, 2014