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  1. Roster numbers add to Washington's pain

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The manager sat in his chair, legs crossed, and explained his pain very calmly. On Friday night, Ron Washington used his 59th player of 2014, first baseman Ryan Rua, tying a major league record. In about four days, the Texas Rangers wil...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  2. Boston Red Sox add Cuban OF Rusney Castillo

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox landed the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, agreeing to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, a team source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  3. Kernels: Football numbers highly frequent

    Doug Kern

    It's mid-August, which means football season is closing in rapidly. Perhaps that explains all the 7's and 14's we found in our weekly look at MLB's interesting and unusual happenings. • Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers struck out 14 ...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Mets 8, Rangers 4

    Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    NEW YORK -- The first-inning numbers got another boost. The run differential numbers got a small boost, too. Argue all you want about what it means, but what it meant Sunday was that the New York Mets won a game and a series. They scored five tim...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  5. Pregame notes: Beltre posting HOF numbers

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre had four hits Tuesday night, giving him 2,503 for his career. He's the 86th player since 1900 to reach the 2,500 hit mark and just the sixth to do it while playing third base. Do Beltre...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  6. Texas Rangers to offer bacon waffle on a stick

    Richard Durrett

    After introducing the "Bacon on a Stick" at the start of this season and selling a good number of them, the club's catering service is unveiling the "Bacon Waffle on a Stick" in time for the club's next homestand.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2014
  7. Prince Fielder, Homer Bailey, Eric Hosmer among potential buy-low...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft examines slow-starting star players and their potential for regaining their draft-day value.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  8. Keown - Get replay right for baseball's sake

    Tim Keown

    To get replay right in baseball, speed up the process and don't limit the number of challenges managers receive, Tim Keown writes.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014
  9. MLB - Blacks losing the numbers game

    Howard Bryant

    Coupled with declining on-the-field numbers, analytics have become a hindrance to more African-American opportunities in management positions.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  10. Workman loses out in numbers game

    Joe McDonald

    BOSTON -- The business of baseball can be downright nasty. Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman learned that lesson Tuesday night. After the Texas Rangers dismissed the Sox, 10-7, at Fenway Park, the right-handed reliever was called into manager ...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  11. Scheppers sees progress in second start

    Kyle Brasseur

    BOSTON - Before Texas Rangers starting pitcher Tanner Scheppers threw his first pitch Monday night, his Opening Day numbers still lingered near his name. No wins. No losses. An unsightly 15.75 ERA, second-highest in the league among starting pitc...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  12. Bench coach more than just 'numbers guy'

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- New Texas Rangers bench coach Tim Bogar scoffs at the notion that he's all about analytics, ready to help navigate manager Ron Washington and his team through a game armed with a thick, three-ring binder and a head full of stats. ...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  13. Robinson Cano, Jason Kipnis, Dustin Pedroia top second base ranki...

    Brian Gramling

    Brian Gramling previews the second base position for fantasy baseball for the 2014 season.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  14. Young retires as an all-time Rangers great

    Richard Durrett

    Michael Young might not make the Baseball Hall of Fame, although he has some impressive numbers. But his face would certainly have to be chiseled on any Texas Rangers Mount Rushmore. Young, who retired Thursday at 37 years old, was the face of the...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  15. A's lower magic number to 1 for AL West title

    The Oakland Athletics lowered their magic number to one for clinching their second straight AL West title, beating the Minnesota Twins 9-1 Saturday behind the pitching of Jarrod Parker and hitting of Alberto Callaspo.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 21, 2013
  16. A's roll past Twins, move closer to American League West title

    Yoenis Cespedes and Josh Donaldson homered, Alberto Callaspo had two hits and drove in two runs, and Bartolo Colon pitched six shutout innings as the Oakland Athletics trimmed their magic number to two with an 11-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Frid

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 20, 2013