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  1. Moment No. 2: Josh Hamilton's drop

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's Note: We've now reached the final two moments in our look back at the 2012 season. And by memorable, we mean both good and bad moments. Moment No. 2: Josh Hamilton's error in the final regular-season game of 2012 It's not fair to place...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  2. Josh Hamilton on drop: 'I just missed it'

    Richard Durrett

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton said he just messed up on what should have been a routine fly ball to center field that he dropped, allowing the Oakland Athletics to score two runs and break a tie score in Wednesday's AL Wes...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  3. Will catchers give offense added boost?

    Richard Durrett

    Last year, the Texas Rangers offense was clicking from top to bottom. And the biggest reason there wasn't much drop-off between the two was the red-hot Mike Napoli. Texas was getting more offensive production from the catching spot than most teams...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: Rays 3, Rangers 1 (11)

    Richard Durrett

    Mark Lowe gave up a two-run, walkoff home run to Ben Zobrist in the 11th inning as the Rangers lost to the Rays, 3-1, in the first game of a three-game series at Tropicana Field. Some quick thoughts: What it means: The Rangers drop to 82-56 and ar...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  5. Nelson Cruz: No excuse for drop; back feels better

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers right fielder Nelson Cruz thought he had a chance to get to Austin Jackson's fly ball in the seventh. So as he sprinted over toward the line, he lunged toward it. But the ball bounced past him and all the way to the ...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  6. Rangers drop to No. 4 in power rankings

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers' rough road trip dropped them from the top spot in the ESPN.com power rankings. Texas went from first to fourth, behind the Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Nationals and Tampa Bay Rays. The rest of the top-10: No. 5: Atlanta Braves ...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: Blue Jays 11, Rangers 5

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers fell, 11-5, in Toronto with Josh Hamilton and Adrian Beltre sitting out. Matt Harrison struggled and was unable to get through the fourth inning. Some thoughts: What it means: Texas drops to 17-8 and is now 9-3 on the road. They will f...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Rays 5, Rangers 2

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Rangers, 5-2, and took the series. It's the first time all season the Rangers have lost a series (they had won six in a row). Some thoughts on the game: What it means: The Rangers drop to 16-6, but s...

    Blog | April 29, 2012
  9. Michael Young wants to drop Ks, up BBs

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Texas Rangers designated hitter and super-utility infielder Michael Young comes into every spring with some specific improvements he'd like to make. On the offensive end, Young believes he's capable of increasing his walk total ...

    Blog | March 25, 2012
  10. Juan Gonzalez drops off Hall of Fame ballot

    Richard Durrett

    Two-time Rangers MVP Juan Gonzalez did not receive the required five percent of the vote and will no longer appear on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot. On a day when Barry Larkin was the only player voted for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fa...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  11. Magic number drops to five

    Richard Durrett

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Toronto beat the Angels, 3-2, in 10 innings on Monday. That puts the Rangers 5 games up in the AL West and drops the magic number to five games as well. Adam Lind's fielder's choice was enough to get a run home in the 10th to wi...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  12. Rangers can't solve James Shields

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton saw Tampa Bay starter James Shields' changeup coming his way a few times on Monday and couldn't resist the temptation to swing. "It looks so good to hit and then it drops off the table," Hamilt...

    Blog | September 05, 2011
  13. Power rankings: Rangers drop to 13th

    Richard Durrett

    ESPN.com's power rankings are out for another week and thanks to a 3-7 road trip, the Rangers dropped seven spots to 13th overall. They remain the top AL West team in the rankings, something they've done most of the season. But the Mariners, who a...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  14. Power rankings: Rangers drop 5 spots

    Richard Durrett

    The new ESPN.com power rankings are out and it's not surprising that the Rangers' struggles have dropped them out of the top 5. Texas is now 10th, three spots behind the Angels and three spots ahead of the charging A's....

    Blog | May 10, 2011
  15. Texas Rangers' lack of clutch offense highlights list of concerns...

    Richard Durrett

    Lack of clutch hitting stands out for Rangers, who remain near top of West.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2011
  16. Milton Bradley drops appeal, won't play

    Richard Durrett

    SEATTLE -- The Mariners changed their lineup for tonight's game now that Milton Bradley has decided to drop his appeal and serve the one-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball after he was ejected for arguing with an umpire. So here's t...

    Blog | May 03, 2011