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  1. Energetic Texas Rangers primed for postseason run

    Richard Durrett

    Energetic Rangers have pep in their step for postseason run

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2011
  2. Notes: Bench talk, Napoli's wrist & more

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rosters expand on Thursday and what the club does with those extra spots depends on Adrian Beltre and Andres Blanco. Both are heading out for a rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock (who is in Omaha) on Monday. Beltre doesn...

    Blog | August 28, 2011
  3. Notes: Blanco joining Beltre for rehab work

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers utility infielder Andres Blanco doesn't really have an explanation as to why he can't swing a bat left-handed without feeling pain in his back. "Whoever heard of that?" said Blanco, a switch hitter. "But I can swing rig...

    Blog | August 27, 2011
  4. Notes: Blanco, Beltre, Quintanilla

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers utility man Andres Blanco is taking swings as he tries to make his way back to the team. But manager Ron Washington said Blanco isn't swinging on the left side. That doesn't mean the club wouldn't use him anyway, once he's...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  5. Notes: Andres Blanco says back feels better

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers infielder Andres Blanco said he took swings again Monday, for the third straight day, and that his sore back feels better. He said it was bothering him a few weeks ago and that he had to just rest for 10 days. It hasn't...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  6. Notes: Manager now sees fire in his closer

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A few days prior to the trade deadline, Rangers manager Ron Washington told the media didn't see enough urgency or "fire," as he put it, from closer Neftali Feliz. On Thursday, one night after Feliz got the save in a 4-3 Rangers...

    Blog | August 18, 2011
  7. Lineups: Rangers vs. Tigers

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- Here are the lineups for today's game between the Rangers and Tigers. Manager Ron Washington is using the day game as a chance to get Andres Blanco in the game at third base and resting Yorvit Torrealba. The lineups: RANGERS 2B Ian Kin...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  8. Notes: Gentry dealing with effects of slide

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers outfielder Craig Gentry would normally be in the lineup against a left-handed starter, but the 27-year-old is still dealing with some symptoms following a hard slide into second base on Sunday. Gentry said he's still ge...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  9. Notes: Chris Davis in lineup against LHP

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers didn't call up Chris Davis to have him sit on the bench. They need the left-handed hitter to step in the lineup and help fill the large void created by Adrian Beltre's disabled list stint. So Davis found himself in ...

    Blog | July 24, 2011
  10. Notes: Alexi Ogando feels rested, ready

    Richard Durrett

    SEATTLE -- Rangers starter Alexi Ogando said Sunday that he feels fine and is ready to make his first second-half start Tuesday in Anaheim. He hasn't pitched since throwing six pitches and getting two outs late in last Tuesday's All-Star Game. Oga...

    Blog | July 17, 2011
  11. Notes: Andres Blanco ready to take swings

    Richard Durrett

    SEATTLE -- Rangers infielder Andres Blanco, on the disabled list with a stress reaction in his lower back, took ground balls at Safeco Field prior to tonight's game. The backup infielder is scheduled to take swings with a fungo on Saturday and aft...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  12. Alexi Ogando's struggles continue

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Alexi Ogando says he's not tired. He says he's simply not putting the ball where he needs to as consistently as he was prior to his last three starts. Whatever the reason, the right-hander has gone from high All-Star Game consi...

    Blog | June 25, 2011
  13. Notes: Dirk's visit, Andres Blanco's value

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Manager Ron Washington said he was able to spend a little time with Dirk Nowitzki before Friday's game and was excited to see the Mavericks star. Nowitzki threw out the first pitch (and even took a shot with a basketball) prior to...

    Blog | June 25, 2011
  14. Lineups: Hamilton at DH, Blanco at SS

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers manager Ron Washington has Josh Hamilton at DH for today's game to get him some time off his legs. With Elvis Andrus still nursing his sprained wrist, Andres Blanco is in the lineup. The order for both teams: NEW YORK M...

    Blog | June 25, 2011
  15. Elvis Andrus (wrist) out through weekend

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Shortstop Elvis Andrus hadn't seen Dr. Keith Meister when he spoke with a few reporters three hours prior to today's game. But he said he could move his left wrist around despite some stiffness and still didn't think it was a seri...

    Blog | June 25, 2011
  16. Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus to miss rest of series vs. New York M...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is out of the lineup Saturday and Sunday because of a hurt wrist.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2011