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  1. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 8, Orioles 6

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers won the final game of the three-game series with the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. A few thoughts: How it happened: Texas blew a 5-0 lead, but scored three runs in the seventh inning -- thanks in large part t...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  2. Draft Day: Rangers pick 30th

    Richard Durrett

    I commend ESPN.com's Keith Law for even attempting to do a mock draft for the first round. But since the Rangers don't pick until No. 30 -- a supplemental pick they got because Nelson Cruz signed with Baltimore (the Rangers lost their first-round pic...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Orioles 6, Rangers 5

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers lost to the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 on Wednesday. Some quick thoughts: How it happened: The Orioles broke a tie game with an RBI single from Nick Markakis in the sixth inning, shortly after the Rangers had tied ...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  4. Cramping Cruz gives old team a jolt

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz nearly didn't take his scheduled at-bat in the eighth inning. His said his legs were cramping starting in the fourth inning, and manager Buck Showalter briefly considered pinch hitting for him. But Cruz decided to m...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  5. Rapid Reaction: Orioles 8, Rangers 3

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Texas Rangers 8-3 on Tuesday. Some quick thoughts: How it happened: The Orioles scored six runs in the eighth inning, three of them off the bat of Nelson Cruz, to break open a tie game and get...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  6. Nelson Cruz gets warm reception from fans

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz was given a nice ovation and plenty of sustained "Cruz" cheers from Texas Rangers fans as he was introduced in the first inning of Tuesday's game. Cruz, 33, was making his return to Arlington for the first time sinc...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  7. Nelson Cruz of Baltimore Orioles returns to starting lineup after...

    Richard Durrett

    Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz hit his major-league best 21st home run in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's game against the Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  8. W2W4: Familiar faces return to Arlington

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers return home for a nine-game homestand, starting tonight with three games against the Baltimore Orioles. A look at some things to watch during the series: Nelson Cruz. His return to Texas is the big storyline of the series. But w...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  9. Many 'what ifs' as Cruz comes to Texas

    Richard Durrett

    At this moment, Texas Rangers fans don't know when or if Nelson Cruz will face his former team in a three-game series set to start tonight in Arlington. Blame another former Ranger: Scott Feldman. The right-hander hit Cruz on the hand and while X-ray...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  10. Rangers' All-Star hopefuls need more votes

    Richard Durrett

    The second update from voting for the 2014 All-Star Game was released for the American League side Monday and showed that the Rangers have some work to do if they want to be voted in by fans to the game in Minnesota in mid-July. A look at the voting ...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  11. Texas manager impressed by Nelson Cruz

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington isn't at all surprised by how well Nelson Cruz is playing in Baltimore. Cruz, who was traded to the Rangers in 2006 and was a huge member of their World Series teams in 2010 and 2011, signed wi...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  12. Some thoughts on Week 1: Cruz, injuries

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- It was just last Sunday that pitchers and catchers reported for the beginning of spring training. And it has been a crazy first week for the Texas Rangers. Some general thoughts on the first week: * This has not been a good star...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  13. DH spot: Mitch Moreland and a rotation

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- If outfielder Nelson Cruz does, in fact, end up signing with the Baltimore Orioles as reports suggest -- and ESPNDeportes.com says he'll sign a one-year deal at $8 million with $750,000 in incentives -- it further solidifies the no...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  14. Spring question: How to handle DH?

    Richard Durrett

    Note: This is part of a series analyzing the questions facing the Texas Rangers as spring training gets set to begin. Today's question: How does manager Ron Washington handle the DH? Most of the answer to this question is fairly obvious: Mitc...

    Blog | February 13, 2014
  15. Notes: Holland will go to camp a week late

    Richard Durrett

    Derek Holland is scheduled to go to spring training on Feb. 22 or 23 when he gets off crutches. Holland had said earlier in the offseason that he was hoping to do his rehab in Arizona so that he could be around the team. Holland had microfracture ...

    Blog | February 12, 2014
  16. Spring training preview: Right field

    Richard Durrett

    Note: Spring training will arrive before you know it. To get you ready, we'll take a look at every position between now and February, when pitchers and catchers report to Surprise, Ariz. Today's position: Right field When the Rangers traded i...

    Blog | January 17, 2014