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  1. Ron Washington: 'We will move forward'

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ron Washington said he'll never forget Game 6 of the World Series, his team twice one strike, one out removed from winning the franchise's first championship. "I don't think you can ever forget it, but I do know that with all m...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  2. Houston Astros' switch to AL West is good call

    Jeff Caplan

    The Houston Astros' move to the American League West in 2013 is a decision steeped in logic and a shift that needed to occur. Astros fans won't immediately see it this way. They'll decry the addition of the designated hitter and the loss of the do...

    Blog | November 17, 2011
  3. Lance Berkman: No grudges for natives

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Not to rehash the whole Lance Berkman-C.J. Wilson narrative, but this is Berkman's first game in Texas since he made comments way back in January on a Houston radio station saying that the Rangers would become an average team with...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  4. Will DH ultimately bore Michael Young?

    Jeff Caplan

    Since it became evident that the Texas Rangers were hot on the free-agent trail of nifty-fielding third baseman Adrian Beltre, and that to make it happen Michael Young would have to agree to move to designated hitter with a fielding role described as...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  5. DH Lance Berkman big add for Bombers

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Lance Berkman knew that if he accepted a trade from the Houston Astros to the New York Yankees that he could retire his first-baseman's glove for the rest of the season. Wearing pinstripes as a hired bat wasn't necessarily attr...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  6. Cliff Lee could give Rangers record K's

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Whether the Texas Rangers prove to be resilient tonight and move on to their first ALCS in franchise history, or they crash and burn after taking a 2-0 lead in this best-of-5 ALDS, Cliff Lee and Co., could go down as the highe...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  7. Can young Rangers hang with NYY vets?

    Jeff Caplan

    Forgetting that little three-game sweep at Yankee Stadium way back in April, a mostly young Texas Rangers team that smiles, makes antler and claw hand signs and dons rally caps in the dugout, have learned to go toe-to-toe with those poised profession...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  8. Josh Hamilton sets the record for the longest home run in the his...

    Jeff Caplan

    Josh Hamilton's 490-foot home run sets record for longest in the history of Rangers Ballpark.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2010
  9. Rangers reax: Bring on the Angels

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Good-bye National League cellar-dwellers, hello Halos. Josh Hamilton and the Texas Rangers bid farewell to a fruitful month against NL teams well out of contention and now head west for a showdown against the American League We...

    Blog | June 27, 2010
  10. Game thoughts: Hamilton does it all

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Josh Hamilton won't want to turn the calendar this week. How could he possibly top one of the hottest Junes on record? Yes, game time temperature was 96 degrees, but Hamilton's bat was so hot it could ignite pyrotechnics. In fact,...

    Blog | June 27, 2010
  11. Hunter cruising through four innings

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tommy Hunter entered tonight's game with a 3-0 record and 2.31 ERA. Through four he's done nothing to blemish those marks. Hunter is tossing a two-hit shutout with the Houston hits being singles by the No. 8 and 9 hitters. Sin...

    Blog | June 27, 2010
  12. Hamilton's 468-foot blast extends streak

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- In his first at-bat in the second inning, Josh Hamilton drove Roy Oswalt's 1-1 pitch an estimated 468 feet to right-center field. The two-run blast was his 18th of the season and extended his career-best hitting streak to 21 games...

    Blog | June 27, 2010
  13. Clubhouse notes: Vlad mum on Angels

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Vladmir Guerrero had little interest Sunday in talking about his return to the team where he put up some astounding numbers and won a World Series. The Rangers visit the Los Angeles Angels for a three-game set starting Tuesday. ...

    Blog | June 27, 2010
  14. Today's lineups: Borbon is back

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Center fielder Julio Borbon returns to the lineup after getting a day off. He hits ninth as the Rangers look to take two of three from the Astros before hitting the road for an anticipated three-game set against the Angels in Anah...

    Blog | June 27, 2010