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  1. Derek Holland progressing toward rehab start

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers lefty Derek Holland threw 48 pitches in a bullpen session Sunday and is moving closer to making a rehab start, according to assistant general manager Thad Levine. Holland (5-4, 5.10 ERA), who last pitched at Oakla...

    Blog | June 24, 2012
  2. Do moves mean the end for C.J. Wilson?

    Jeff Caplan

    C.J. Wilson's last appearance for the Texas Rangers just might have been his relief stint in Game 7 of the World Series in which he hit Rafael Furcal in the rear end with his first pitch to score a run, a near-unimaginable moment for the left-hander ...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  3. Mike Maddux appears to be staying put

    Jeff Caplan

    It appears that Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux, a key hire by Nolan Ryan three years ago, will be back in the saddle next season. Maddux, who removed his name from the Boston Red Sox's managerial search, apparently did the same with the Chi...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  4. Derek Holland: 'I definitely matured'

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- For Derek Holland, the disappointment of losing the World Series overshadowed the exhilaration of his Game 4 gem. But, in the bigger picture, his 8 1/3 shutout innings was another measurable step in the young left-hander's progres...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  5. Players quietly come, go on clean-out day

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Barely 12 hours after arriving back in Texas from a crushing World Series defeat, Rangers players trickled into a quiet clubhouse lined with moving boxes. It was clean-out day Saturday. At 1:15 p.m., Yorvit Torrealba was the only ...

    Blog | October 30, 2011
  6. All arms on deck for Game 7

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- Texas manager Ron Washington said every one of his pitchers except Game 6 starter Colby Lewis will be available for tonight's winner-take-all Game 7 against the St. Louis Cardinals at chilly Busch Stadium. Matt Harrison will start and...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  7. Matt Harrison prepares for last stand

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- Just like every player in the Texas Rangers dugout, Matt Harrison was ready to party. Yet, through the wild ups and downs of the final few innings of Game 6, no other player carried the emotional burden of being the potential Game 7 star...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  8. Bullpen wrap: Shell-shocked and down

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- Alexi Ogando had no chance. Neftali Feliz lived on the edge again and this time paid a heavy price. Darren Oliver got tagged, Scott Feldman couldn't get a third strike or third out to end it in the 10th and Mark Lowe was one and done in ...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  9. Rangers strike for 3 in 7th, lead 7-4

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- Adrian Beltre and Nelson Cruz hit back-to-back home runs off Lance Lynn to quickly put the Rangers ahead 6-4 in the top of the seventh after the Cardinals tied it in the bottom of the sixth but left the bases loaded. The Rangers weren...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  10. Bullpen wrap: Neftali Feliz builds drama

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Say this for Neftali Feliz, the kid has a flair for the dramatic. Game 4 winner Derek Holland wanted to close out his gem, but with one out in the eighth, a walk brought manager Ron Washington out to the mound for a tap of his ...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  11. Final home game in C.J. Wilson's hands

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Back to you, C.J. On Sunday night, Derek Holland put together the start of his life, won Game 4 and allowed the Texas Rangers to knot up the World Series with the St. Louis Cardinals. Now C.J. Wilson, winless and thoroughly ...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  12. Defensive difference: First out is 'huge' one

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Derek Holland's third pitch into his phenomenal Game 4 performance might have doomed the young lad, if only it had the chance. Don't undersell the first out of the game when Rafael Furcal's laser down the third-base line found ...

    Blog | October 23, 2011
  13. Matchup: Edwin Jackson vs. Derek Holland

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Another postseason game, another lefty takes the mound for the Texas Rangers. Derek Holland will make his fourth start of the postseason and his first in the World Series. He moved down in rotation from the second spot in the ALDS...

    Blog | October 23, 2011
  14. Keeping his pitches and pitch count low

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Matt Harrison is no different than Derek Holland or even C.J. Wilson for that matter. When he fails to keep his pitches down, he falls behind in the count and into trouble. And, unfortunately for Harrison, that's been the case ...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  15. 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
  16. Will starters take hold of World Series?

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- The postseason plight of these two World Series rotations have been dissected and well-documented. It has not been pretty. The Texas Rangers, baseball's leaders in shutouts this season and with each of its four playoff starters boasti...

    Blog | October 19, 2011