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  1. Rangers try to press on despite injuries

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Manager Ron Washington is fond of saying that the schedule doesn't stop so injured teams can recover. It doesn't play favorites or do anyone any favors. So on a day when the club announced that first baseman Mitch Moreland will...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  2. Elvis Andrus must keep igniting sparks

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- If the Texas Rangers are to continue hanging around in a crowded race for an American League wild-card spot and even stay in range of the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics, Elvis Andrus must be a big reason why. This has not be...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  3. Extra Bases: Backup first baseman on way?

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It was a busy Tuesday for Jim Adduci. The outfielder spent the afternoon working out at first base with manager Ron Washington. The skipper was going over footwork and positioning with Adduci, giving him a crash course before ...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  4. Russell Wilson on MLB -- Never say never, but focus on Seattle Se...

    Richard Durrett

    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson says he's going to hang up his No. 3 blue Texas Rangers jersey somewhere in his house when he gets home. But will he ever try to be a two-sport star and wear it in the major leagues someday?

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  5. Hey Russell, take Ron Washington's offer

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson won't be facing any 95 mph fastballs on Monday against the Cleveland Indians. There's no reason for Wilson or the Rangers to put the Super Bowl-winning signal-caller in harm's way. But...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  6. Rangers interview Bogar for bench coach

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers are busy interviewing candidates for two openings on the major league staff -- bench coach and first base/infield coach. That includes Tim Bogar, who recently interviewed for the bench coach spot, a source confirmed Wednesday. Bo...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  7. Time to focus on wild card (and a clutch hit)

    Richard Durrett

    It was an opportunity for the Texas Rangers to get right up on the rear bumper of the Oakland Athletics and wave in their rearview mirror, but the three-game weekend series instead allowed the A's to essentially lap the Rangers. For those hoping f...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  8. 10 spring issues: What happens in CF?

    Richard Durrett

    Editor's Note: This is the final installment of our spring issue series as the Texas Rangers prepare to open camp in Surprise, Arizona. Today's issue: What happens in center field? As soon as Josh Hamilton signed his five-year, $125 million con...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  9. Lobby talk: Outfield, pitching options

    Richard Durrett

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- It seems like all of the activity in the lobby today is more about waiting to see whether Zack Greinke will make a decision before these meetings are over, or if that will carry into next week or later. Once Greinke makes a call, ...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  10. Joe Nathan blows first save in five months

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- You have to turn the calendar back more than five months to find the last time Joe Nathan took the mound with a save opportunity on the line and didn't get the job done. That's why Thursday's blown save in the ninth inning of a...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 5, Indians 2

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ryan Dempster had a quality start and Adrian Beltre and Josh Hamilton hit home runs as the Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians, 5-2. But the injury bug also found Arlington as Beltre, Mike Olt and Hamilton all exited Wednesday's ga...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  12. Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre leaves game against Cleveland Indian...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre was taken out of Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians in the top of the fifth inning with a left shoulder strain.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2012
  13. Matt Harrison sees improvement in win

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Overall, Tuesday's start against the Cleveland Indians was an improvement for Matt Harrison. The lefty came into the game having allowed 12 runs (10 of them earned) in his previous two outings. And he didn't pitch particularly dee...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  14. Week ahead: Cleveland, Seattle

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers returned home from a 10-game road trip (they went 6-4) and face the Cleveland Indians and the Seattle Mariners in a six-game homestand. Here are some things to keep an eye on: * Oakland A's. That may sound odd, but at this point,...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  15. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 8, Indians 3

    Richard Durrett

    It was an impressive big-league debut for Jurickson Profar, and the Rangers pounded out 15 hits, four of them homers, in an 8-3 win over the Cleveland Indians. Some quick thoughts: What it means: The Rangers won their fifth consecutive series, tak...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  16. Ron Washington, Tony La Russa round out All-Star Game staffs

    Richard Durrett

    All-Star Game managers Ron Washington and Tony La Russa named their staffs Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012