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  1. BCS chooses Alabama Crimson Tide, Texas Longhorns for title game

    Richard Durrett

    Ground game will be the key to victory in the BCS Championship Game.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2009
  2. UNT must be ready for Army's ground game

    Richard Durrett

    If North Texas wants to earn its third win of the season on Saturday, the Mean Green will have to figure out how to contain Army's rushing game. The Black Knights are 14th in the nation in rushing offense at 213.3 yards per game. Freshman quarterb...

    Blog | November 19, 2009
  3. Texas Rangers to offer bacon waffle on a stick

    Richard Durrett

    After introducing the "Bacon on a Stick" at the start of this season and selling a good number of them, the club's catering service is unveiling the "Bacon Waffle on a Stick" in time for the club's next homestand.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  4. Rangers looking for more All-Star votes

    Richard Durrett

    The first update of American League balloting for the 2014 All-Star Game was released today and the Texas Rangers have some ground to make up. A quick look at where the Rangers' are in the various positions: * Adrian Beltre is third among AL third...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  5. Buzz: Nelson Cruz fine, hopes for hot streak

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz came into the clubhouse Saturday afternoon feeling better after he took a knee to his left side on a slide into second base late in Friday's game. Cruz was on the ground for a moment, and manager Ron Washington was wor...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  6. Rangers expect 4:15 p.m. start

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The grounds crew has pulled the tarp and the Rangers have announced that they anticipate a 4:15 p.m. start for today's game. That gives the crew has a chance to get the field ready and the players stretched and warmed up. Th...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  7. History says Angels unlikely to catch Texas

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers finished April with a nine-game lead over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. So what does that mean after just the first month of the season? Well, only two teams have managed to make up that ground and win the division after bei...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  8. Joe Nathan records his first one-pitch save

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Joe Nathan needed just one pitch -- a two-seamer -- to get Raul Ibanez to ground into a double play to end Tuesday's game and give Yu Darvish a much-deserved victory. Of course, Nathan had thrown plenty of warmup pitches before...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  9. Daily (Yu) Darvish: Ready for intrasquad

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Thursday was a light day for Japanese pitching star Yu Darvish. The 25-year-old participated in drills and threw off flat ground. But Friday, he'll get a chance to pitch in the third inning of the intrasquad game on Nolan Ryan ...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  10. Trying not to allow Pujols to win the game

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- Manager Ron Washington chatted with the media on Tuesday and, naturally, his use of three intentional walks to Albert Pujols in Game 5 came up. Washington walked Pujols to pitch to Matt Holliday, getting a double play and a ground ou...

    Blog | October 26, 2011
  11. Game to start at 5:30 central time

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- The grounds crew at Comerica Park has pulled the tarp and we haven't had any more precipitation in the last 20 minutes. MLB just announced that the expected start time for Game 4 of the AL Championship Series is 5:30 p.m. central time. ...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  12. Notes: Andres Blanco ready to take swings

    Richard Durrett

    SEATTLE -- Rangers infielder Andres Blanco, on the disabled list with a stress reaction in his lower back, took ground balls at Safeco Field prior to tonight's game. The backup infielder is scheduled to take swings with a fungo on Saturday and aft...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  13. Notes: Cody Eppley, Seth McClung

    Richard Durrett

    SEATTLE -- Rangers pitcher Cody Eppley represented Round Rock in the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday and pitched a scoreless inning for the Pacific Coast League. Eppley, a submariner, came in for the seventh inning and induced three ground balls ...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  14. Game 2 lineup: Vladimir Guerrero on bench

    Richard Durrett

    SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- A day after Vladimir Guerrero committed two errors in the eighth inning of Game 1 and looked slow trying to cover ground in the expansive right field at AT&T Park, the Rangers have opted to sit him on the bench. David ...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  15. Texas Rangers to start David Murphy; bench Vladimir Guerrero for ...

    Richard Durrett

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Texas Rangers outfielder Vladimir Guerrero is not in the starting lineup for Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2010
  16. Michael Young puts emphasis on defense

    Richard Durrett

    MINNEAPOLIS -- On Tuesday afternoon, the day after one of his better defensive games this season, Michael Young was busy taking ground balls. "I want to get better and keep working on things," Young said. On Monday, it seemed that the ball foun...

    Blog | September 02, 2010