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  1. Lance Berkman has contract option declined by Texas Rangers

    Todd Wills

    The Texas Rangers, as expected, announced Thursday they have declined the $12 million club option to retain designated hitter/first baseman Lance Berkman.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2013
  2. Lineups: Nelson Cruz returns as DH

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz has been reinstated by the Texas Rangers after a 50-game suspension for using a performance-enhancing drug and will bat sixth and be the designated hitter in Monday's American League wild-card tiebreaker game at 7:07 p...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  3. Texas Rangers activate Nelson Cruz for Game 163

    Todd Wills

    Nelson Cruz> has been reinstated by the Texas Rangers after a 50-game suspension for using a performance-enhancing drug and will bat sixth and be the designated hitter in Monday's American League wild-card tiebreaker game.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2013
  4. Lineups: Pierzynski DH; Soto catching

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Geovany Soto is catching Yu Darvish for the fifth straight game, which means A.J. Pierzynski is the designated hitter. Josh Hamilton returns to the Los Angeles Angels' lineup after a pinch-hit double Saturday. Here are today's ...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  5. Lineups: Jeff Baker gets the call at DH

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jeff Baker is in the lineup as the designated hitter for Wednesday's game against Houston and Mitch Moreland is sticking at first base with left-hander Dallas Keuchel on the mound for the Astros. Here are Wednesday's starting l...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  6. Lineups: Rangers going with same lineup

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are going with the same lineup for the third straight game, with David Murphy as the designated hitter for Monday night's game against the Houston Astros. Here is Monday's lineup: RANGERS 2B Ian Kinsler S...

    Blog | September 23, 2013
  7. Lineups: Stacked with righties vs. Moore

    Todd Wills

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Rangers have loaded up their lineup with right-handed hitters to face Tampa Bay lefty Matt Moore with Jeff Baker starting as the designated hitter, Geovany Soto at catcher, Craig Gentry in center field and Joey Butler in l...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  8. Lineups: Berkman gets back-to-back starts

    Todd Wills

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Rangers manager Ron Washington went with the same lineup for a second straight game which means Lance Berkman is back as the designated hitter. Here are the lineups for Rangers-Rays Game 2: RANGERS 2B Ian Kinsler SS El...

    Blog | September 17, 2013
  9. Lineups: Berkman finally back at DH

    Todd Wills

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Lance Berkman is in the Rangers' lineup at designated hitter for the first time since Sept. 3 as Texas tries to end a six-game losing streak. RANGERS 2B Ian Kinsler SS Elvis Andrus RF Alex Rios 3B Adrian Beltre C A.J...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  10. Lineups: David Murphy gets try at DH

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers will try another bat at designated hitter, this time David Murphy, who will take a .221 batting average into Friday's game against first-place Oakland. Here are Friday's lineups for Game 1 of this important series a...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  11. Buzz: DH spot continues to rotate

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jurickson Profar and Lance Berkman have started half of the Rangers' last 10 games at designated hitter. Neither was in Tuesday's starting lineup against Pittsburgh. That fell to 27-year-old Joey Butler, who appeared in his fif...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  12. Lineups: Joey Butler at DH

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Joey Butler, and not Lance Berkman or Jurickson Profar, gets the start as the designated hitter Tuesday night against lefty Francisco Liriano and the Pittsburgh Pirates. This is the second start that Profar won't make and the sixt...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  13. Texas Rangers to activate Lance Berkman, Neftali Feliz

    Todd Wills

    The Texas Rangers announced after Saturday's game that they will add seven players when major league rosters are expanded on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2013
  14. Lineups: Andrus at DH; Twins without Morneau

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers go with their usual lineup against a right-hander starter with Elvis Andrus getting a day at designated hitter. For Minnesota, Justin Morneau has been traded to Pittsburgh and won't be in the middle of the Twins' lineu...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  15. Lineup: Profar shifts to 3B; Blackley debuts

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jurickson Profar shifts to third base and Adrian Beltre will be the designated hitter for Tuesday's game against the Houston Astros. Here is the lineup: RANGERS CF Leonys Martin SS Elvis Andrus 2B Ian Kinsler DH Adrian ...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  16. Well-rested Martin, Andrus ignite offense

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Leonys Martin had much of Sunday's game off (he came in to play center in the ninth), and Elvis Andrus was the designated hitter. It was mostly a day of rest. That worked to the Rangers' advantage in Monday's 16-5 throttling...

    Blog | August 19, 2013