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  1. Tim Bogar's status uncertain

    Calvin Watkins

    With the Texas Rangers officially hiring Jeff Banister as their manager Thursday, it means the coaching staff is in a fluid situation. One thing we know is Triple-A manager Steve Buechele will keep his job in Round Rock but could be promoted to th...

    Blog | October 16, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 5, Astros 1

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers rookie right hander Lisalverto Bonilla made some franchise history Wednesday night. Bonilla became the first Rangers pitcher to win his first three career starts in the 5-1 victory over the Houston Astros at Globe...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  3. Guilder Rodriguez of Texas Rangers gets first MLB hits after 13 y...

    Calvin Watkins

    Guilder Rodriguez, a career minor leaguer, got his second big league start on Monday night for the Texas Rangers and delivered with his dad looking on by getting his first big league hit, RBI and run scored in a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2014
  4. Pregame Notes: Alex Rios unsure of a return

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers starting right fielder Alex Rios hasn't played since Sept. 4 due to complications from an infected right thumb. A 2014 return won't occur and his long-term future with the club is in doubt. Rios, who hit a disapp...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  5. W2W4: Rangers vs. Astros

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers start their final homestand of the 2014 season against a team that's beaten them up all season, the Houston Astros. Here's a preview: What's up with the Astros? Jose Altuve leads the majors with a .345 BA and is fourth in WAR ...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Mariners 10, Rangers 2

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It was another night for Robbie Ross to prove he belongs in the big leagues. He wants to start and is doing everything he can to make his case. The problem for Ross is consistency. After no-hitting the Houston Astros over fi...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  7. Pregame Notes: Leadoff hitters putting in work

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- With Shin-Soo Choo out for the season recovering from surgery to remove a bone chip, the Rangers will employ Leonys Martin and Daniel Robertson in the leadoff spot. In the last seven games, the Rangers' leadoff hitters are hitting .440 ...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  8. Roster numbers add to Washington's pain

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The manager sat in his chair, legs crossed, and explained his pain very calmly. On Friday night, Ron Washington used his 59th player of 2014, first baseman Ryan Rua, tying a major league record. In about four days, the Texas Rangers wil...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  9. Rangers scratch Miles Mikolas from Saturday's start, call up Robb...

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The Texas Rangers scratched Saturday's starter, Miles Mikolas, because of shoulder fatigue after their 13-6 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Left-hander Robbie Ross will be recalled from Triple-A Round Rock to replace Mi...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  10. Adduci to seven-day DL; team ties record

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The Texas Rangers placed first baseman/outfielder Jim Adduci on the seven-day concussion disabled list Friday. Adduci hit his head making a sliding catch in the fourth inning of Thursday night's loss to the Houston Astros. Adduci hit h...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  11. Derek Holland feels better, ready to go

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- On Thursday night, Rangers left-hander starter Derek Holland made his sixth and final rehab start at Triple-A Round Rock. Holland pitched 5 2/3 innings, allowing four runs -- three earned -- against Nashville. Holland, who threw 98 pit...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  12. Extra Bases: Tepesch struggles again

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Rangers starter Nick Tepesch had a stretch where he allowed three or fewer runs in four consecutive starts. After Thursday night, Tepesch has given up eight runs in his last two outings. He wasn't the pitcher of record in the 4-2 loss t...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  13. Adrian Beltre still fighting for batting title

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Adrian Beltre stood in front of his locker trying to figure out why a few reporters wanted to speak with him on a Thursday night. One of the few bright spots on this Texas Rangers team, Beltre pulled his bats out of their bag while down...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  14. Pregame notes: Martin leads off again

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Leonys Martin was in the leadoff spot for the 11th time this season Thursday night for the Texas Rangers' series opener against the Houston Astros. Batting leadoff in Wednesday's game at Seattle, Martin went 3-for-5 with a two-run home ...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  15. W2W4: Rangers at Astros

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers continue their 10-game road trip with a four-game set against the Houston Astros. Here's a preview: What's up with the Astros?: Houston fell 5-4 to Oakland on Wednesday, blowing a 3-2 lead when they allowed three in the ninth ...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  16. Alex Rios undergoes MRI exam

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers right fielder Alex Rios underwent a MRI on his sprained right ankle Monday afternoon. Rios, who was taken out of Sunday's game against the Houston Astros after re-aggravating the injury sliding into home plate, wasn't i...

    Blog | August 11, 2014