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  1. Ron Washington sticks with Mike Napoli

    Jeff Caplan

    Headed to his first All-Star game mired in an awful hitting slump, Rangers catcher Mike Napoli was due up in the bottom of the 13th inning Sunday with the score tied, no outs and runners on first and second. Napoli was 0-for-4 with a couple of str...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  2. C.J. Wilson scratched from All-Star Game

    Jeff Caplan

    If the National League wins Tuesday's All-Star Game and again prevents the Texas Rangers from having home-field advantage in the World Series, Rangers fans won't be able to blame C.J. Wilson. The former Texas and current Los Angeles Angels lefty h...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  3. Is Matt Harrison an All-Star?

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers manager Ron Washington will again skipper the American League All-Star team next month. That means he could have the final say-so on who does makes the team as a reserve. Washington has until this weekend to turn in his...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  4. Bengie Molina not expecting free passes

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Bengie Molina doesn't walk much. In fact, the 20 the Texas Rangers catcher drew this season (24 including intentional walks) were the most since 27 in 2005. So imagine his surprise when San Francisco Giants starter Jonathan Sanche...

    Blog | October 31, 2010
  5. Loss puts ball in C.J. Wilson's hand

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Back to you, C.J. Texas Rangers left-hander C.J. Wilson should be used to this kind of thing by now. The spotlight shined on him as the man at the top of the rotation in the ALCS against the mighty Yankees. He pitched superbly in ...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  6. Long path leads Colby Lewis to Series

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Colby Lewis' twisted and too often tormented path in and out of the big leagues and back again is practically unfathomable. On Friday night, with red, white and blue confetti raining down on the American League champion Texas Rang...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  7. Clubhouse notes: All-Star selections coming Sunday

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Major League Baseball will reveal the 2010 All-Star Game rosters Sunday. Texas Rangers designated hitter Vladimir Guerrero and outfielder Josh Hamilton lock to be locks. A couple others will be holding their breath. As of Satur...

    Blog | July 03, 2010
  8. Rested Alexi Ogando on top of his game

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- With 33 games to go, Alexi Ogando has pitched 115 2/3 fewer innings than in all of 2011 -- that's not a misprint -- and Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington isn't the least bit disappointed. Ogando was an All-Star a season ago ...

    Blog | August 29, 2012