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  1. W2W4: Rangers face surprising Twins

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- The Texas Rangers will play at Target Field for four games against the Minnesota Twins, who have hovered around .500 for much of the season. For a team that many picked to finish last in the AL Central, that's a surprising start to the sea...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  2. Joe Saunders replaces Baker in rotation

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- Joe Saunders returns to the Texas Rangers starting rotation Wednesday in Minnesota as the club decided to move Scott Baker back to the bullpen and alter the staff. Baker allowed six runs in six innings in Friday's 7-2 loss to the Detroi...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  3. Scott Baker: 'I didn't execute my pitches'

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- Scott Baker didn't try to make excuses or even attempt to pat himself on the back for lasting six innings against one of the best lineups in the game. Baker knew his effort -- six runs and eight hits in a 7-2 loss -- wasn't good enough ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Tigers 7, Rangers 2

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers quickly erased a 2-0 Rangers lead and cruised to a 7-2 victory on Friday night at Comerica Park. Some quick thoughts: How it happened: Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez allowed three straight hits in the second to fall be...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 9, Tigers 2

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- The Texas Rangers won their second straight game, clubbing the Detroit Tigers 9-2. It was the Tigers' fourth straight loss. A few thoughts: How it happened: The Rangers jumped on starter Robbie Ray, who gave up seven runs on nine hits i...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  6. Texas Rangers option J.P Arencibia to Triple-A

    Richard Durrett

    J.P. Arencibia, who had become the regular catcher for Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish, was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday. The club brought up Chris Gimenez to take his place.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2014
  7. Scott Baker joins Rangers bullpen

    Richard Durrett

    In desperate need of some arms in the bullpen, the Texas Rangers purchased the contract of pitcher Scott Baker and optioned outfielder Daniel Robertson to Triple-A Round Rock. To make room for Baker on the 40-man roster, the club transferred left-han...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  8. Texas Rangers eager for possibility of Nelson Cruz return

    Richard Durrett

    If the Texas Rangers add Nelson Cruz back to the lineup after his 50-game suspension ends, his teammates are ready to welcome him back.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2013
  9. Texas Rangers midseason awards

    Richard Durrett

    Now that the season has reached the halfway point, let's hand out a few awards for the Texas Rangers. Give us your winners in the comment section. Here goes: First-half MVP (offense): Nelson Cruz While a possible 50-game suspension looms for Cr...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  10. How might Cruz situation affect Profar?

    Richard Durrett

    The ESPN "Outside the Lines" story about MLB and possible suspensions has certainly sent shockwaves throughout the baseball world. What does it mean for Nelson Cruz? Well, we'll see. The report says MLB is getting cooperation from the owner of the...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  11. Lineup: Craig Gentry in CF, Soto catching

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals will play the second of a three-game series to start the Cactus League season today at 2 p.m. CT on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM. We'll see if somebody actually wins the game today after Friday's 5-...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  12. Lineups: Leonys Martin in CF, Jeff Baker DH

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Adrian Beltre and Lance Berkman are nursing minor injuries and won't play in today's first Cactus League game against the Royals. Leonys Martin will start in center field today and manager Ron Washington said Craig Gentry will l...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  13. Club has minor-league deals with Nate Robertson, Jeff Baker

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers announced Saturday that they have agreed to terms with infielder/outfielder Jeff Baker and left-handed pitcher Nate Robertson on minor-league deals with invitations to major league spring training. It puts the club's spring roster a...

    Blog | January 26, 2013
  14. Texas Rangers' Yu Darvish pitches 2 scoreless in 1st Cactus Leagu...

    Richard Durrett

    Yu Darvish pitched two scoreless innings in his first Cactus League start, getting three strikeouts and allowing two hits, both doubles.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2012
  15. Matchup: Matt Harrison vs. Scott Baker

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The final game of this four-game series with the Twins features LHP Matt Harrison and RHP Scott Baker. A quick look at the matchup: Harrison (8-7, 3.05 ERA): This will be his 20th start of the season and his second of the homes...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  16. Reminder: Newberg book release party tonight

    Richard Durrett

    Tonight is the annual Newberg Report Book Release Party. This one is in Arlington at Sherlock's Baker Street Pub & Grill in Arlington (254 Lincoln Square, just a few blocks west of the ballpark). ESPN 103.3 FM, including the great Ben Rogers, ...

    Blog | December 16, 2010