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  1. Is first base destined for a platoon?

    Jeff Caplan

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Southpaw first baseman Mitch Moreland is working toward becoming the Texas Rangers' every day first baseman, and that means convincing manager Ron Washington that a platoon is simply unnecessary. The Rangers acquired right-hand-hi...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  2. Matt Treanor wants back behind plate

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Matt Treanor doesn't want to be a free agent for long and he certianly doesn't want to change addresses. The journeyman catcher came to the Texas Rangers a couple weeks before opening day in an under-the-radar trade with Milwau...

    Blog | November 03, 2010
  3. Should Jorge Cantu start Game 3?

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington has a choice to make at first base. Does he stick with his usual platoon and start right-hander Jorge Cantu against New York Yankees lefty Andy Pettitte, or does Washington go against the grain and go ...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  4. Mitch Moreland boosts bottom of order

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Mitch Moreland had already forced Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington into the think tank regarding his platoon situation with Jorge Cantu at first base. Washington almost gave Moreland the green light in Game 1 against CC Sab...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  5. C.J. Wilson does job, but 'W' eludes him

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The towel-waving bandwagon was loaded for bear and C.J. Wilson had the wheel as the radio blared out of windows cranked all the way down. The next thing anyone can remember, the Texas Rangers swerved sideways in a ditch and the ...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  6. Today's Rangers' lineup: Cantu at 1B

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- First baseman Jorge Cantu will start tonight's Game 1 of the American League Championship Series against New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia. It will be Cantu's first action since Game 1 of the ALDS. "They got two left-han...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  7. ALCS Game 1: Texas Rangers to start first base Jorge Cantu

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- First baseman Jorge Cantu will start tonight's Game 1 of the American League Championship Series against New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2010
  8. Matt Treanor to start; roster, 1B undecided

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Matt Treanor will catch C.J. Wilson in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series Friday night at Rangers Ballpark, his first action since Game 2 of the ALDS when Wilson was also on the mound. As for who will start at fi...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  9. ALCS: Matt Treanor to catch first for Texas Rangers; 1B undecided...

    Jeff Caplan

    Matt Treanor will start at catcher for the Rangers in Game 1 of the ALCS.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2010
  10. Jorge Cantu likely to get a shot in ALCS

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas --Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington stuck with the left-handed first baseman Mitch Moreland over righty Jorge Cantu against Tampa Bay Rays starter David Price in Game 5. But, Washington said he plans to get Cantu back in the lineu...

    Blog | October 13, 2010
  11. More cuts gets Mitch Moreland in lineup

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Lefty Mitch Moreland is in the Texas Rangers Game 5 lineup against Tampa Bay Rays power southpaw David Price because he's taken more cuts in this ALDS than right-handed hitting Jorge Cantu, the Game 1 starter who went 0-for-4 ...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  12. Ron Washington sticks with what's worked

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is a creature of habit and he's not going to change that now. That's why his lineup for Game 2 reflects matchups and not hot performances from Game 1. Right-fielder Jeff Francoeur, a rig...

    Blog | October 07, 2010
  13. Game 1 lineups have few surprises

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Texas Rangers will indeed go with right-handed hitters Jorge Cantu at first base and Jeff Francoeur in right field against lefty Tampa Bay Rays starter David Price in today's Game 1 of their American League Division Series...

    Blog | October 06, 2010
  14. Game thoughts: C.J. Wilson beats heat

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Although more and more unlikely, the Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox remain a possible postseason matchup, and if that were to happen, Sunday's 7-3 Rangers win to take two of three in the series definitely won't count as a previe...

    Blog | August 15, 2010
  15. Matsuzaka gets No. 500, but trails, 1-0

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Boston Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka recorded career strikeout No. 500 when he got Rangers second baseman Andres Blanco to whiff at strike three. However, it was Blanco's at-bat in the bottom of the second that has Matsuzaka t...

    Blog | August 15, 2010
  16. Tonight's lineup: Jorge Cantu starts at 1B

    Jeff Caplan

    NOTE: Original lineups had New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano in the lineup, but those lineups have been pulled with Cano out and Ramiro Pena in at second base and batting ninth. Correct lineups are below. ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers ma...

    Blog | August 10, 2010