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  1. Rangers flush AL West collapse, focus on 'fun part of year'

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Collapse? What collapse? Allowing the Oakland A's to make a historic rally for the American League West title is a distant memory for the Rangers. Well, that's their story and they're sticking to it in the hours before a one-an...

    Blog | October 05, 2012
  2. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 4, Rockies 1

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Roy Oswalt's Rangers debut went remarkably well. Oswalt had more success against the Colorado Rockies than he did any of the four minor league teams he faced over the last month while getting ready to join the Rangers. He allow...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  3. What's up with Elvis Andrus bunting so much?

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Elvis Andrus took advantage of his opportunity to swing away in a clutch at-bat. Josh Hamilton's walk-off homer will dominate the highlights and discussion of the Rangers' 13th-inning rally, but Andrus' RBI double to the left-c...

    Blog | May 26, 2012
  4. Derek Holland (hair)cuts to the chase

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers' clubhouse erupted in a roar after Derek Holland's entrance. And that was before what was arguably his best start of the season Friday night. Holland's teammates were ecstatic to see that he got rid of the s...

    Blog | May 26, 2012
  5. Boomstick blows up: Nelson Cruz's 8-RBI night

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - It's a once-in-a-lifetime type of night for most ballplayers, if they're lucky. Nelson Cruz has done it twice now, a testament to his tremendous talent. That doesn't make the second eight-RBI game in Cruz's career -- and sixth i...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  6. Buzz: Rangers ready to roll again?

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - There's no reason to dance around the fact that the Texas Rangers are mired in a relatively long stretch of mediocrity. What else can you call a 15-16 run after the 12-2 start? Manager Ron Washington acknowledges that the Ran...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  7. Wash on Michael Young: Obvious he's not himself

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The day off didn't do Michael Young any good. His slump -- a word he hates but that accurately describes the funk he's been in for the past month -- kept going strong. Young is 18-for-98 (.184) over the past 23 games after an 0...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  8. Michael Young says he isn't slumping

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- As far as Michael Young is concerned, slumps are mythical creatures. Never mind the fact that the Rangers' all-time hits leader is hacking away below the Mendoza Line in the last 22 games. Young is 18-for-92 (.196) in that span...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  9. Smiling Ron Washington: Don't jump ship

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- There isn't a panic button in Ron Washington's office. You can't find one anywhere in the Texas Rangers' clubhouse. That isn't going to change because an American League afterthought like the Kansas City Royals came to town and...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  10. No matter where, Michael Young can hit

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- As the Rangers' so-called super utility man, versatility is a requirement for Michael Young. That isn't limited to moving around the infield when Young isn't the designated hitter. Ron Washington also relies on Young's ability ...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  11. Rangers take lead on Mike Napoli's double

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Year of the Napoli, as Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon called it, keeps on rolling. Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli delivered a two-run, go-ahead double in the bottom of the eight inning. Cardinals manager Tony LaRus...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  12. Rangers respond with home runs

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Rangers didn't drop their heads after an ugly, controversial, four-run top of the fourth inning. They picked up their bats. Michael Young led off the bottom of the fourth by driving a ball a few rows deep into the right-fiel...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  13. Michael Young isn't sweating slump

    Tim MacMahon

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It will take much more than a hitless drought of 15 at-bats for any doubt to creep into Michael Young's mind. So he didn't feel a sense of relief after singling to get the Rangers going in the bottom of the 11th. He simply fulf...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  14. Texas Rangers' Michael Young credits his upbringing for who he is...

    Tim MacMahon

    The Rangers' Michael Young traces his success and stature to his upbringing.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2011
  15. 11 Rangers regulars add up to a lot of W's

    Tim MacMahon

    The Rangers have 11 regulars, according to Ron Washington. You think that math doesn't work? It's added up to a 6-0 start so far. It's required Michael Young, the franchise's all-time hits leader, to swallow his pride and accept a designated hi...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  16. Rangers lineup vs. Royals

    Tim MacMahon

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- This could be a preview of the Rangers' most frequently used lineup ... if Julio Borbon hangs on to the starting job in center field. 2B Ian Kinsler SS Elvis Andrus LF Josh Hamilton 3B Adrian Beltre DH Michael Young RF Nels...

    Blog | March 20, 2011