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  1. Best deadline deal ever: Rangers

    David Schoenfield

    Throughout July we're presenting 30 deals in 30 days: the best trade-deadline deal ever made by each team. We've covered the AL East, NL East, AL Central and NL Central so far, and are now on the AL West. THE TEAM: Texas Rangers THE YEAR: 2007 ...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  2. Rangers suddenly look vulnerable

    David Schoenfield

    The Texas Rangers took over possession of first place in the American League West on April 9, the fourth game of the season. They held that position every day since then, all by themselves, 182 consecutive days. Until now. Now they're in danger...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  3. Rangers fans stuffing the All-Star ballot box

    David Schoenfield

    When I was a kid, I loved filling out the All-Star ballot. When Alvin Davis was a rookie in 1984 and tearing up the league, my friends and I procured huge stacks of ballots and spent the entire game writing in his name (he wasn't on the ballot). We k...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  4. Rangers ink Holland; what about Hamilton?

    David Schoenfield

    The Texas Rangers signed pitcher Derek Holland to a five-year extension that includes club options for 2017 and 2018. Richard Durrett reports those options are for $11 and $11.5 million, salaries that will be a bargain if Holland stays healthy and pi...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  5. Ten moves that turned around the Rangers

    David Schoenfield

    Jon Daniels became the Texas Rangers' general manager following the 2005 season. The Rangers weren't a complete mess at the time; they'd won 79 games in 2005 and the year before they'd won 89. But that '05 team really did only one thing well: It hit ...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  6. Rangers versus Angels: Tale of the tape

    David Schoenfield

    This exercise has no scientific value whatsoever. But it's fun. Let's go position by position and see whether the Texas Rangers or Los Angeles Angels rate higher. For the purpose of this discussion, we'll assume the Rangers will sign Yu Darvish. C...

    Blog | December 20, 2011
  7. Cards complete comeback: Series champs

    David Schoenfield

    ST. LOUIS -- You fight through the monotony of fielding practice in spring training. The sore elbows, the back pain, the starts when you leave your fastball in the bullpen, and maybe a surgery or two at some point in your career. Chris Carpenter m...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  8. Pain, agony: Cardinals win all-time thriller

    David Schoenfield

    ST. LOUIS -- At the end of "Ball Four," the greatest book about baseball ever written, pitcher/author Jim Bouton writes, "You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the tim...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  9. Moreland starts at first base for Rangers

    David Schoenfield

    A day after Mike Napoli's throwing error led to two unearned runs, Mitch Moreland is back at first base for the Texas Rangers, making his first postseason start since Game 5 of the ALCS and only his second since Game 2 of the ALCS. Moreland is con...

    Blog | October 23, 2011
  10. Rangers tie World Series with dramatic rally

    David Schoenfield

    ST. LOUIS -- A famous philosopher named Joaquin Andujar who resided in St. Louis once uttered the classic phrase, "You never know." On this night, never was that statement more true. Game 2 of the World Series belonged to the St. Louis Cardinal...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  11. La Russa outfoxes Washington in opener

    David Schoenfield

    ST. LOUIS -- Give credit to Lance Berkman for his odd-looking cue-shot hit that bounded past Michael Young for a two-run single in the fourth. Give credit to Albert Pujols for his diving stop of a Young grounder up the line with a runner on third ...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  12. How the Rangers built their 25-man roster

    David Schoenfield

    I always find it interesting to see how the World Series teams constructed their rosters. The Rangers were built in a rather unique way: Not a single player on their likely 25-man roster was drafted by the Rangers in the first four rounds (not counti...

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  13. Nelson Cruz powers Rangers to AL title

    David Schoenfield

    The Texas Rangers pitchers started six games in the ALCS and managed to go six innings just one time. They allowed 36 hits, 21 runs and nine home runs in 28.2 innings while posting a 6.59 ERA. They didn't win a game. But baseball games aren't won ...

    Blog | October 15, 2011