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  1. Nelson Cruz exits after being hit by pitch

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz left Tuesday's exhibition game after being hit by a pitch in the left elbow. The Rangers announced that X-rays were negative and Cruz has a bruised elbow. He is listed as day-to-day. Cruz, the ALCS MVP last seaso...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  2. Michael Young isn't sweating slump

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It will take much more than a hitless drought of 15 at-bats for any doubt to creep into Michael Young's mind. So he didn't feel a sense of relief after singling to get the Rangers going in the bottom of the 11th. He simply fulf...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  3. Mike Adams 'got lucky' vs. Miguel Cabrera

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Mike Adams felt fortunate as he left the mound at the top of the 11th inning. A poor pitch to one of the premier sluggers in the majors didn't damage Adams' ERA and the Rangers' chances to take a 2-0 lead in the American League...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  4. Defensive difference: Elvis Andrus' webless gem

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Elvis Andrus' bases-loaded, two-out, ninth-inning, on-the-run, over-the-shoulder catch can't be called a web gem. That's because the web of his glove wasn't used to make arguably the most important defensive play of the postsea...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  5. Unsung hero: Ian Kinsler makes ace work

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The two rain delays weren't the only reason Game 1 of the American League Championship Series didn't end until after midnight. A couple of Ian Kinsler at-bats had something to do with the Rangers' win over the Tigers rolling ove...

    Blog | October 09, 2011
  6. Bullpen wrap: Alexi Ogando goes for two

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The All-Star starter who faded down the stretch of the regular season feels fresh. He looks like a dominant reliever. Middle relievers don't get much more dominant than Alexi Ogando has been this postseason, in which he's allow...

    Blog | October 09, 2011
  7. Five great moments in Rangers Ballpark history

    Tim MacMahon

    Here are five days at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington that stand out over the rest.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2010
  8. Nelson Cruz's monster postseason continues

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz didn't have to test his tender hamstrings when boomstick met baseball in the bottom of the fifth inning Friday night. He could take his time with a home run trot after launching a full-count fastball from Yankees re...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  9. Yankees' mystique no match for Rangers

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- So much for mystique and aura, huh? The tradition-rich Yankees meeting the historically irrelevant Rangers was billed as a mismatch of epic proportions in the Big Apple. And indeed it was. The Bronx Bombers barely belonged i...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  10. Cliff Lee: 'I love my team'

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Cliff Lee isn't making any commitment regarding which hat he'll wear next season. But the Rangers certainly helped their cause by knocking off their chief competitors in the Lee sweepstakes en route to the franchise's first World ...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  11. Rangers punch ticket with A-Rod punchout

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The final out of the American League Championship Series couldn't have been scripted any better for Rangers fans. Alex Rodriguez, a living, breathing, check-chasing reminder of Tom Hicks' awful ownership tenure, stepped into th...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  12. C.J. Wilson took walk on the wild side

    Tim MacMahon

    NEW YORK -- On a day that he struggled to locate the strike zone, C.J. Wilson at least managed to find his sense of humor for a few seconds. What frustrated him most about his Game 5 performance? "How much time you got?" Wilson deadpanned. ...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  13. Elvis Andrus: 'I've got to be more careful'

    Tim MacMahon

    NEW YORK -- There are times when it's appropriate for the antlers to be put away. One example is when a team trails by four runs with one out in the seventh inning and the MVP frontrunner comes up to the plate. Speedy Rangers shortstop Elvis Andru...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  14. It didn't happen for Rangers with RISP

    Tim MacMahon

    NEW YORK -- The Rangers made history Wednesday, just not the way they hoped. They tied a postseason record for most hits in a game while scoring two runs or fewer. The Rangers slapped 13 hits in the 7-2 loss to the Yankees in Game 5, matching the ...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  15. Yankees answer in bottom of 5th

    Tim MacMahon

    NEW YORK -- The Yankees responded to the Rangers' run, scoring in the bottom of the fifth. C.J. Wilson was once again hurt by a leadoff walk. Nick Swisher moved to third on a ground-rule double and scored on Lance Berkman's sacrifice fly to deep c...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  16. Nelson Cruz leaves with tight hamstring

    Tim MacMahon

    NEW YORK -- Nelson Cruz is having trouble with his hamstring again. Cruz, who had three stints on the disable list this season due to hamstring problems, left the game in the fifth inning. He's day-to-day with a tight hamstring, the Rangers announ...

    Blog | October 20, 2010