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  1. Speed helps make up for lack of power

    Tim MacMahon

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Texas Rangers aren't running scared after Nelson Cruz, the club leader in home runs and RBIs, got suspended the rest of the regular season in the wake of the Biogenesis scandal. But they're darn sure running. Take, for ex...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  2. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 4, Rockies 1

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Roy Oswalt's Rangers debut went remarkably well. Oswalt had more success against the Colorado Rockies than he did any of the four minor league teams he faced over the last month while getting ready to join the Rangers. He allow...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  3. Lineup: Mike Napoli out again

    Tim MacMahon

    Mike Napoli needed more than a day to get over his stomach bug. He's out of the lineup for the second straight day. A look at the Rangers' lineup that will face Toronto's Henderson Alvarez this afternoon: 2B Ian Kinsler SS Elvis Andrus CF Jos...

    Blog | May 26, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 14, Blue Jays 3

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - This one was a rout from the first inning. The Texas Rangers looked like a well-rounded contender again in the blowout of the Toronto Blue Jays, not the struggling Texas team seen over the last week and a half. What it means: Ca...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  5. Lineups: Ian Kinsler back after sick day

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Ian Kinsler survived his bout with a stomach virus and is back in the leadoff spot after Wednesday's unplanned absence. The lineups for Thursday's matinee against the A's: ATHLETICS 2B Jemile Weeks SS Cliff Pennington RF J...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  6. Wash's Wisdom: Resting two regulars?

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Don't hold your breath waiting for Ron Washington to express regret for resting two regulars in each loss to the Royals. Washington certainly didn't second-guess himself after keeping Ian Kinsler and Mike Napoli out of the lineu...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  7. Michael Young says he isn't slumping

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- As far as Michael Young is concerned, slumps are mythical creatures. Never mind the fact that the Rangers' all-time hits leader is hacking away below the Mendoza Line in the last 22 games. Young is 18-for-92 (.196) in that span...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  8. Rapid Reaction: Royals 3, Rangers 1

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers' bats were flat with two of their top hitters sitting on the bench. Manager Ron Washington opted to give Ian Kinsler and Mike Napoli a night off, and their teammates managed only one run on seven hits. Napoli w...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  9. Lineups: Ian Kinsler, Mike Napoli get day off

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Lefty Bruce Chen is on the mound for the Royals, but manager Ron Washington still opted to keep a couple of his big right-handed bats out of the lineup. Ian Kinsler and Mike Napoli are getting the day off. "They need it," Washin...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  10. Ian Kinsler as highest paid 2B in history?

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- There is a possibility Ian Kinsler could be the highest-paid second baseman in baseball history by Opening Day. Kinsler's agent, Jay Franklin, and the Texas Rangers continue to discuss a long-term contract extension. Both sides...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  11. Josh Hamilton: Ian Kinsler didn't know about drinking

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Josh Hamilton made a point to emphasize that teammate Ian Kinsler was not aware of Hamilton's drinking Monday night. Hamilton said he had "three or four" drinks at dinner and called Kinsler afterward to ask him "just to come kin...

    Blog | February 03, 2012
  12. Unsung hero: Ian Kinsler makes ace work

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The two rain delays weren't the only reason Game 1 of the American League Championship Series didn't end until after midnight. A couple of Ian Kinsler at-bats had something to do with the Rangers' win over the Tigers rolling ove...

    Blog | October 09, 2011
  13. Rangers lineup vs. Royals

    Tim MacMahon

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- This could be a preview of the Rangers' most frequently used lineup ... if Julio Borbon hangs on to the starting job in center field. 2B Ian Kinsler SS Elvis Andrus LF Josh Hamilton 3B Adrian Beltre DH Michael Young RF Nels...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  14. Rangers lineup vs. Mariners

    Tim MacMahon

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Neftali Feliz gets the ball this afternoon against the Mariners. Here's the Rangers' lineup: DH Ian Kinsler SS Elvis Andrus CF Josh Hamilton 3B Adrian Beltre 2B Michael Young RF Nelson Cruz LF David Murphy C Matt Trea...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  15. Rangers' lineup vs. Padres

    Tim MacMahon

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Here is the Rangers' lineup against the Padres: 2B Ian Kinsler SS Andres Blanco LF Josh Hamilton 3B Adrian Beltre 1B Michael Young DH Yorvit Torrealba RF David Murphy C Taylor Teagarden CF Julio Borbon Lefty Michael K...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  16. Cliff Lee's no-hit bid ends after 4 2/3

    Tim MacMahon

    NEW YORK -- The no-hit bid ended with a blooper. Yankees catcher Jorge Posada hit a little flare to shallow right field, just beyond second baseman Ian Kinsler's range, for a single with two out in the bottom of the fifth. Lee is in the midst o...

    Blog | October 18, 2010