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  1. Quality starts key to quality wins

    Richard Durrett

    If the Texas Rangers have any hope of hanging in the American League wild-card race, it won't come down to a revamped lineup full of substitutes for injured players. It will come down to pitching. The Rangers' starters entered Sunday's game agains...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  2. Who should lead off for the Rangers?

    Richard Durrett

    As the Texas Rangers embark on a nine-game, 10-day road trip through Seattle, Oakland and Anaheim -- an AL West journey that could determine whether they are buyers or sellers as the calendar creeps closer to July -- they do so with a lineup still tr...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  3. Extra Bases: GM frustrated, not giving up

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It seems that Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels is briefing the media on injury news an average of twice a week these days. And it's not something he particularly enjoys. "When was the last time my update was good?" Dan...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  4. Extra Bases: Time for Darvish to end streak

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- For a mid-June game, Wednesday night's affair could prove to be a big one from a psychological standpoint. The Texas Rangers have an off day Thursday before embarking on a 10-day, nine-game trip through the three American League W...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  5. Too many miscues doom Rangers in loss

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are trying desperately to plug a gaggle of holes right now. Some nights, they seem to do a decent job. On others, one hole springs a leak big enough to cause things to topple. On Tuesday, it felt more like ...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Marlins 8, Rangers 5

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Miami Marlins beat the Texas Rangers 8-5 on Tuesday. Some thoughts here: How it happened: The Rangers took a one-run lead in the sixth but couldn't hold it, as the Marlins scored two runs in the seventh on a two-out, two-RB...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  7. Brad Snyder gets crash course at 1B

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Such is the state of affairs at first base for the Texas Rangers that they've got a guy who's played two professional games at the position -- the last two days in Triple-A Round Rock -- starting there tonight. Brad Snyder is e...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  8. 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
  9. Young Rangers show ups and downs in win

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ah, the unpredictability of youth. It was on display once again in the Texas Rangers' 8-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. There was Leonys Martin in the third inning, seemingly not thinking as the second-year outfie...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  10. Extra Bases: Not-so-sweet home

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- For years, the Texas Rangers have enjoyed a sizable home-field advantage. But in 2014, things have changed considerably. After starting the season 9-3 in Arlington, the Rangers are 4-12 in their past 16 games at home and just 13-1...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  11. Skipper trying to create offensive spark

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Manager Ron Washington is trying anything and everything -- conventional and unconventional -- to try to get his injury-riddled lineup to score runs in key situations. He put on the bunt sign with the No. 6 hitter at the plate ...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  12. What did we learn from Rangers on road?

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers get an off day Monday after an 11-game, three-city road trip, their longest of the 2014 season. The trip started with news that Prince Fielder would likely miss the remainder of the season with spinal fusion surgery. But that news o...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  13. Moreland tries to make most of big chance

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers need a left-handed hitting power bat in the middle of their lineup. They've needed this key ingredient to a productive offense since Josh Hamilton exited for the Los Angeles Angels following the 2012 season. It was the reason the...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  14. Prince Fielder of Texas Rangers has neck surgery

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder had cervical fusion of the C5-C6 discs in his neck on Tuesday in Dallas. As the club indicated last week, he's expected to miss the rest of the 2014 season.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  15. Shin-Soo Choo (sore ankle) in lineup as DH

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo is back in the lineup, one day after he was lifted in the sixth inning with a sore left ankle in Saturday's 12-2 win over the Detroit Tigers. The Rangers said Saturday that Choo's departure from th...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  16. Two prospects making most of opportunity

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- If this injury-riddled season becomes an audition of sorts for jobs in 2015 and beyond, Nick Martinez and Rougned Odor are well past the phone-interview stage. They'll be getting some second and third in-person discussions with the big bos...

    Blog | May 24, 2014