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  1. Scott Baker: 'I didn't execute my pitches'

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- Scott Baker didn't try to make excuses or even attempt to pat himself on the back for lasting six innings against one of the best lineups in the game. Baker knew his effort -- six runs and eight hits in a 7-2 loss -- wasn't good enough ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  2. Tommy Hanson: 'I feel great'

    Richard Durrett

    Last season was a tough one for Tommy Hanson. He struggled on the field, trying to regain the form that made him one of the top young prospects in the game just a few years ago. But he also dealt with difficulty off the field. His stepbrother died la...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  3. Ron Washington thanks Jim Leyland

    Richard Durrett

    Count Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington among those who will miss retiring Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland. For Washington, as with so many current managers and coaches in the game, Leyland has been a mentor. "I just sit back and hope and wi...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  4. Lineups: Mike Olt in at first base

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- As expected, Mike Olt is in the game against a lefty at first base. And because David Murphy continues to swing a hot bat, he's in the lineup against a lefty once again. Elvis Andrus is the DH and manager Ron Washington said it wa...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  5. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 2, Blue Jays 1

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers took a slim lead early and made it hold up, thanks an ability to get out of some jams late in the game. Once the Rangers got the lead, the bullpen was able to hold it (and it was difficult at times) to give Texas the 2-1 victory. What...

    Blog | August 18, 2012
  6. Futures Game lineup: Mike Olt bats cleanup

    Richard Durrett

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The 2012 All-Star Futures Game between a team of prospects from the U.S. vs. those from the World team starts at 4 p.m. at Kauffman Stadium. Both Rangers in the game are starters with Jurickson Profar on the World Team at shortsto...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  7. Martin Perez has solid debut start

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The only thing manager Ron Washington asked of Martin Perez before the 21-year-old left-hander made his first big league start Saturday was to pitch as deep as he could and keep the club in the game. Mission accomplished. A...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  8. Ian Kinsler helps focus Robbie Ross

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler's leadership skills were on display in Wednesday's 13-9 victory over the Detroit Tigers. And it was appreciated by young left-handed reliever Robbie Ross. Ross came in the game in the se...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  9. Michael Young leaves game as precaution

    Richard Durrett

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Rangers first baseman Michael Young departed Wednesday's game earlier than expected because he landed awkwardly on his left thumb diving to ball earlier in the game. Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine said the move was ...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  10. Manager's moment: Pinch hitters

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- The bench played a critical role in the outcome of Game 1 of the World Series. And both managers had opportunities late in the game to use them. St. Louis skipper Tony La Russa took starter Chris Carpenter out of the game and sent up ...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  11. Game 4 rewind: Cabrera's intentional walk

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT - Rangers manager Ron Washington talked before Thursday's game about his decision to intentionally walk Miguel Cabrera. The manager was not happy when Matt Harrison couldn't pitch around Cabrera earlier in the game and gave up a two-RBI do...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  12. Adrian Beltre in the Game 4 lineup

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT - Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is in the lineup and batting fifth, as usual, for Game 4 of the AL Championship Series. Beltre fouled a pitch just below his left knee cap in the fourth inning of Game 3. He stayed in the game, but was...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  13. Ron Washington talks about lineup changes

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- Manager Ron Washington made a host of changes to his lineup for Game 3 of the AL Championship Series in an effort to get certain players in the game and others a break. Washington inserted Endy Chavez in left field for David Murphy and ...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  14. Craig Gentry in CF, Hamilton in LF in Game 3

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Late in Saturday's Game 2 of the ALDS, Craig Gentry pinch hit and then stayed in at center field with Josh Hamilton moving to left. That formation will stay the same for Game 3 as Gentry will be in the game against left-han...

    Blog | October 02, 2011
  15. Bullpen tries to stay sharp despite lack of work

    Richard Durrett

    SEATTLE -- Thanks to a Rangers offense that has piled up runs in bunches the past few weeks and the various game situations, manager Ron Washington hasn't had much of a chance to run his usual late-inning bullpen alignment in the game as often as he'...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  16. Live in-game chat: Rangers vs. Rays

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Let's chat on this Labor Day about all things Rangers (and maybe even TCU, Baylor, Texas A&M, SMU and other Big 12 or Pac-16 stuff) as we take in the game. The chat will start around game time at 12:10 p.m., but you can go in ...

    Blog | September 05, 2011