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  1. Rangers acquire INF Donald from Royals

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers acquired minor-league infielder Jason Donald from the Kansas City Royals for cash considerations on Thursday. Donald, 29, has played all of 2014 with Triple-A Omaha, batting .231 (18-for-78) with three doubles, a home run and fiv...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  2. Lineups: Alex Rios will play DH

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals continue their Surprise rivalry at 2 p.m. CT today. You can hear the game on (with Matt Hicks and some contributions from me). The lineups: TEXAS LF Shin-Soo Choo (L)...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  3. Lineup: Yu Darvish, most regulars start

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- When the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals start action today with a charity game at Surprise Stadium at 2 p.m. CT, Texas' No. 1 pitcher will be on the mound. Yu Darvish gets the start today against left-hander Bruce Chen. Fo...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  4. Lineup: Craig Gentry in CF, Soto catching

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals will play the second of a three-game series to start the Cactus League season today at 2 p.m. CT on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM. We'll see if somebody actually wins the game today after Friday's 5-...

    Blog | February 23, 2013
  5. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 5, Royals 5

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. - The Texas Rangers kicked off the Cactus League season with a 5-5 tie against the Kansas City Royals. What it means: It was the first of three games between the two teams that share Surprise Recreation Campus. The Nos. 3 and 4 sta...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  6. Injuries: Joakim Soria throws off mound

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. - Texas Rangers reliever Joakim Soria, a two-time All-Star closer with the Kansas City Royals, threw off a mound for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery last April. Soria, 28, made 15 pitches on Monday off a mound in...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  7. James Shields is off the market for Rangers

    Richard Durrett

    How about the Kansas City Royals? They've pulled off a six-player swap in an effort to get a better staff in the big leagues now. James Shields and Wade Davis are coming to Kansas City from the Tampa Bay Rays, who receive four prospects including Jak...

    Blog | December 10, 2012
  8. Rangers sign Joakim Soria

    Richard Durrett

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Texas Rangers have officially added reliever Joakim Soria, signing the free agent to a two-year deal with a club option for 2015. Soria will get $8 million guaranteed, according to a source. With the signing, the Rangers' 4...

    Blog | December 04, 2012
  9. Rangers acquire lefty reliever Tommy Hottovy

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers have acquired left-handed pitcher Tommy Hottovy from the Kansas City Royals for a player to be named later and cash considerations. The 31-year-old Hottovy (pronounced HAWT-uh-vee), was designated for assignment by the Royals las...

    Blog | November 08, 2012
  10. Numbers: How Yu Darvish beat the Royals

    Richard Durrett

    ESPN Stats & Information put together a look at how Yu Darvish beat the Kansas City Royals yesterday, taking a perfect game into the sixth inning. Here's how he got it done: * Darvish threw his cutter to Royals lefties (20 of 27 cutters), generati...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  11. Week ahead: Kansas City, Tampa Bay

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers continue their road trip through Kansas City and Tampa Bay. Here's a quick look at some things to watch: * The Rangers have four against the Royals, and Yu Darvish gets his first chance to pitch at Kauffman Stadium (he was there ...

    Blog | September 03, 2012
  12. Week ahead: at Fenway, home vs. Detroit

    Richard Durrett

    Despite a Sunday game filled with miscues against the Kansas City Royals, the Texas Rangers march into Fenway Park with a 5 1/2-game lead on the Oakland A's and six games head of the Los Angeles Angels. Here's a look at some things to watch this week...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
  13. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 4, Royals 2

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals, 4-2, behind a strong showing by Scott Feldman and timely hits from Josh Hamilton and Mike Olt. Here are some quick thoughts: What it means: It's the fourth straight win for the Rangers and it guar...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  14. Matchup: Scott Feldman vs. Will Smith

    Richard Durrett

    The second game of this three-game set between the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals features RHP Scott Feldman against LHP Will Smith. The game starts at 5:10 p.m. on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM and FSSW. A look at the matchup: Feldman (5-6, 4.76 ERA...

    Blog | August 04, 2012
  15. Trade deadline talk: Still making calls

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers continue to work the phones in hopes of improving the club by the deadline, but indications are they may not be able to get the impact starting pitcher they wanted. A few things: * The club is interested in Matt Garza, but nothin...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  16. Deadline talk: Starters, relievers, bats

    Richard Durrett

    The trade deadline is getting closer. Will the Rangers have a new player or two on the roster by Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m. CT? Let's take a look at a few things to watch as things wind down: * Starting pitchers. The club would still like one, bu...

    Blog | July 30, 2012