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  1. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 5, Orioles 1

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ryan Dempster put aside whatever the personal reason was he didn't cross the northern border over the weekend and crafted his finest performance since joining the Texas Rangers to get this 10-game homestand started in style. In hi...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  2. Booming thunder sends Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers players scur...

    Jeff Caplan

    A sudden and blinding flash of lightning seemingly directly above the Rangers Ballpark lights was followed instantaneously by a sonic-like crash of thunder, sending unsuspecting players, coaches and umpires scurrying.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2012
  3. Game 6 goal to keep emotions in check

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- No Texas Rangers team has ever stood where this one does now, at the precipice of a World Series championship. "We know where we are. I know where we are," manager Ron Washington said. "But, our focus is on [tonight], just trying to p...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  4. Bullpen wrap: Evolution of Neftali Feliz

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Neftali Feliz has this impulsive little knack for having to rescue himself before saving the game. If the strong-armed closer had the Texas Rangers faithful biting their nails in the ninth inning of Game 4 (a non-save situation...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  5. Lineup: Rangers don't change a thing

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Up against Game 1 winner and St. Louis Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington won't change what worked in Game 4 for tonight's pivotal Game 5 of the World Series, the final of three in a row at Rangers...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  6. Josh Hamilton hurting, but producing

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Who knew the media to be such a sympathetic crew? We are far more concerned with Josh Hamilton's sore groin or sports hernia or whatever it is that ails the short-circuiting slugger and whether he should even be playing far more t...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  7. 2011 World Series -- Texas Rangers expect bats to wake up at home...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Rangers expect their bats to wake up with the Series shifting to Arlington.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2011
  8. Defensive difference: Elvis Andrus sparkles

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus was told that his brilliant diving stop and flip with his glove to second base to end a critical St. Louis rally in the fifth inning probably reminded the Busch Stadium crowd of Hall of Fame shortstop...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  9. Smack talk: Cabrera, Rangers dish and dig

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera snagged the throw from shortstop Jhonny Peralta and the Texas Rangers' fifth inning died quickly and quietly with that Nelson Cruz double play ball. Well, maybe not so quietly. The 6-foot-4, 240-pound Cabrera hopped off f...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  10. Defensive difference: Tigers turn key DP in 1st

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- Much like the Detroit Tigers in Games 1 and 2, the Texas Rangers failed to take advantage of a golden scoring opportunity in the first inning of Tuesday's Game 3 on the Tigers' turf. Ian Kinsler, Elvis Andrus and Josh Hamilton all singl...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  11. Club's 2-3-4 hitters mired in deep freeze

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are proving their batting order leaves little room for opposing pitcher's to relax. Despite getting next-to-nothing from their Nos. 2, 3 and 4 hitters, Texas seeks its fifth consecutive playoff victory and a c...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  12. Manager preferred Josh Hamilton to swing

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton saw the heavy shift on and figured he'd try to drum up any kind of rally with his struggling team trailing the Tampa Bay Rays, 8-0, in the sixth inning of Game 1 of the ALDS. With Elvis Andrus on f...

    Blog | September 30, 2011
  13. Team catches crazy finishes on the bus

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- When the Rangers loaded onto the team bus at Angels Stadium bound for the airport, they knew they were heading home with home-field advantage in hand, but they still didn't know who'd they'd face in the ALDS. The craziness that...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  14. Lineup: Elvis Andrus, David Murphy return

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers face lefty Jason Vargas tonight as they try to sweep Seattle and take momentum into a 10-game road trip highlighted, obviously, by four games at the Los Angeles Angels next week. For the homestand finale, Elvis Andrus ...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  15. Texas Rangers will have their hands full with Los Angeles Angels

    Jeff Caplan

    Rangers have been put on alert that they will have hands full in West with Angels.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2011
  16. Josh Hamilton ditches shades, struggles

    Jeff Caplan

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- As far as Josh Hamilton is concerned, day games are for the birds. The Rangers slugger continued his struggles under the sun, going 0-for-3 after a lead-off walk in Thursday's 1-0 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. Hamilton twice g...

    Blog | July 21, 2011