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  1. Reaction: Nick Tepesch efficient on mound

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- On the sheet that pitching coach Mike Maddux carries with him, it says that most starters are scheduled to throw two innings or 35 pitches. Nick Tepesch made sure that pitch count got him an extra inning in Monday's 6-5 loss to ...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  2. Rangers add important role players

    Richard Durrett

    Last year, the Rangers made a key deal just before the Aug. 31 deadline, obtaining Jeff Francoeur from the New York Mets. Francoeur hit well down the stretch and provided a nice clubhouse boost, too. He was a right-handed hitting outfielder brought i...

    Blog | August 31, 2011
  3. Rangers to hand out rings, awards

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers have pregame ceremonies planned as they continue to give out rings from the 2010 AL championship season, and they'll add player awards from 2010 to the list this weekend as well. On Friday, Jeff Francoeur and Matt T...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  4. Surprise positional outlook: Right field

    Richard Durrett

    We are taking a look at each position in preparation for spring training. Stay tuned as we complete the fielders and head to the pitching mound. Today's position: Right field Right field has become the home of Nelson Cruz for two full seasons n...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  5. Jeff Francoeur officially a free agent

    Richard Durrett

    As expected, Jeff Francoeur was outrighted off the 40-man roster after he cleared waivers and declined his outright assignment. That makes him a free agent. The Rangers acquired the 26-year-old on Aug. 31 from the Mets for infielder Joaquin Arias....

    Blog | November 10, 2010
  6. Jeff Francoeur clears waivers, becomes free agent

    Richard Durrett

    Outfielder Jeff Francoeur officially became a free agent after he was outrighted off the Texas Rangers' 40-man roster, cleared waivers and declined his outright assignment.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  7. Rangers lineup: David Murphy in

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Against right-hander Tim Lincecum, the Rangers have inserted left-handed hitting David Murphy for Jeff Francoeur. The rest of the lineup stays the same. Here's how it looks for Game 5 of the World Series: SS Elvis Andrus 3B Mi...

    Blog | November 01, 2010
  8. Rapid Reaction: Texas bats quiet in loss

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The San Francisco Giants shut out the Rangers for the second time in this World Series, 4-0, to take a 3-1 lead into Game 5 on Monday. Some quick thoughts (we'll have reaction from the Rangers clubhouse soon): * Madison Bumgarn...

    Blog | October 31, 2010
  9. Rangers lineup: Same as Game 3

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers lineup from Game 3 remains the same for Game 4 as Texas faces its second-straight left-handed starter with Madison Bumgarner on the mound for the Giants. Tommy Hunter is on the mound for the Rangers. Here's a look a...

    Blog | October 31, 2010
  10. Chemistry: Michael Young is Superman?

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jeff Francouer was scrounging around the back closets of the clubhouse and came upon a life-size poster of Michael Young and couldn't resist having some fun before Game 3 of the World Series. So when Young showed up to the club...

    Blog | October 31, 2010
  11. Rangers feed on energy of crowd

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers clubhouse was buzzing with kudos for the crowd, the largest in the history of Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. A total of 52,419 watched Game 3 of the World Series. And they were loud. "It's great playing in front of ...

    Blog | October 31, 2010
  12. Rangers Lineup: Usual formation vs. LHP

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers are going with their usual lineup against a left-handed pitcher in the postseason. That includes Jeff Francoeur in the outfield. Mitch Moreland, who has solidified the starting first base job against lefties and righti...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  13. Rangers return to comfortable AL park

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jeff Francoeur said he texted former teammate Brian McCann before the World Series began and shared his displeasure at him for his All-Star Game heroics. "All these years I pull for the National League to win and they finally w...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  14. Expect Rangers regular lineup vs. LHP

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Manager Ron Washington gave reporters a sneak peek at his Game 3 lineup, which he said would be the normal one he's used lately in this postseason against left-handed pitchers. He said that includes probably playing Mitch Morel...

    Blog | October 29, 2010
  15. World Series position outlook: OF/DH

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers outfield, once again, got the job done in the first two rounds of the postseason. As a group, the primary starters -- Nelson Cruz, Josh Hamilton and David Murphy -- have hit .286 with 10 homers and 18 RBIs in the playoffs. They've been...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  16. Things to watch in ALCS Game 3

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers take their playoff act to the Big Apple and the bright lights of Yankee Stadium tonight. A few things to keep an eye on tonight: * Cliff Lee. All eyes will be on the star of the show. He puts his 6-0 mark and a 1.44 ERA in the postseas...

    Blog | October 18, 2010