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  1. X factor: Jurickson Profar

    Richard Durrett

    Over the next few weeks, we'll take a look at some X factors for the club this season. A big one in 2014: Jurickson Profar. Profar hit a grand slam in the Rangers' 8-4 win over the San Diego Padres in Thursday's Cactus League game. It was his thir...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  2. Mitch Moreland's grand slam counts this time

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- One of the first things Mitch Moreland heard when he returned to the dugout following his grand slam in the fourth inning Wednesday was a weather report. Some of my teammates said, "There's a rain cloud coming,'" Moreland said...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  3. Derek Holland has another solid start

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It was easy to forget about Derek Holland in Wednesday's 12-3 Rangers win. After all, while Adrian Beltre was hitting three home runs and Mitch Moreland was crushing a grand slam as part of a nine-run fourth inning, Holland was in...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  4. Boomstick is back: Nelson Cruz powers win

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It wasn't Game 2 of the ALCS, but Nelson Cruz's grand slam in the third inning Sunday did ignite a sellout crowd of 46,669 and served as further proof that he is hitting his way out of an early-season funk. Cruz mashed the home...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  5. Elvis Andrus has near grand slam

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It was the most memorable at-bat of the night, even though it ended as a fly out to center field that left the bases loaded in the eighth inning. Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus and Tampa Bay Rays reliever Wade Davis battl...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  6. Dazzling Dozen: Nelson Cruz's grand slam

    Richard Durrett

    We're down to the final four of our Dazzling Dozen and all of these, frankly, could have earned the No. 1 spot. So sit back and enjoy as we head into the stretch drive. No. 4: Nelson Cruz hits walk-off grand slam in ALCS Game 2 vs. Detroit It's...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  7. Cruz notes: Batting gloves to Hall of Fame

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz has donated the batting gloves from his walk-off grand slam in Game 2 of the AL Championship Series to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. A few more Cruz notes for you (courtesy of Rangers medi...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  8. Grand slam causes front-office celebration

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers' front office staff doesn't believe in the idea of simply acting like walk-off grand slams to win postseason games are common occurrences. And, of course, they're not. Nelson Cruz's blast in the 11th inning of Game 2 o...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  9. Numbers: Nelson Cruz joins elite company

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- ESPN Stats & Information provided some interesting tidbits on Nelson Cruz's grand slam, including the elite company he joins for hitting two home runs in the seventh inning or later in a postseason game: Cruz homered in the sev...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  10. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 7, Tigers 3

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- What an incredible game and an incredible finish. The Rangers won it on a walk-off grand slam by Nelson Cruz in the 11th inning Monday. Texas leads the series 2-0 as it shifts to Detroit for Games 3, 4 and 5. Some quick thoughts (...

    Blog | October 10, 2011
  11. Carpet owner thrilled about grand slam

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Steve Fitzgerald, owner of CC Carpet, swears he knew Josh Hamilton was going to hit his third career grand slam and first in more than three years when he came up with the bases loaded in the fourth inning on Wednesday. Fitzger...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  12. Carpet promo details after Hamilton's HR

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Josh Hamilton's grand slam in the fourth inning caused quite a stir for folks who had seen the CC Carpet commercial on television in recent weeks. The company's website was down and the phone number busy shortly after Hamilton ...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  13. Texas Rangers OF Josh Hamilton's slam triggers free flooring payo...

    Richard Durrett

    Josh Hamilton's grand slam means a local company will give refunds on flooring.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2011
  14. David Murphy becomes a super sub

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - David Murphy said his 2011 resurgence started with the grand slam Aug. 26 off Angels starter Dan Haren. "There was something during that at-bat," Murphy said. "Something clicked. I was DH'ing that game. I was watching video ...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  15. Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington won't tinker with batting or...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas manager Ron Washington won't tinker with the lineup for the 6-0 Rangers by swapping Nelson Cruz and Adrian Beltre in the batting order.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011
  16. Nelson Cruz hits grand slam

    Richard Durrett

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Nelson Cruz appears to be finding his swing (more on that tomorrow on the blog) just in time for the end of spring training. Cruz, who was batting .184 coming into the game, singled in the first for an RBI and then hit a grand s...

    Blog | March 24, 2011