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  1. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 14, A's 8

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 14-8 on Monday night in the first game of a three-game series in Oakland, California. Some quick thoughts: How it happened: The Rangers scored six runs in the fourth inning on five hits, includi...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. W2W4: Rangers in Oakland for 3-game set

    Richard Durrett

    For the first time since the end of April, the Rangers and Oakland A's will meet in a three-game set in Oakland, California. Since the two last saw each other, much has changed. The A's won't see Prince Fielder or Mitch Moreland, who are both out ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  3. Who should lead off for the Rangers?

    Richard Durrett

    As the Texas Rangers embark on a nine-game, 10-day road trip through Seattle, Oakland and Anaheim -- an AL West journey that could determine whether they are buyers or sellers as the calendar creeps closer to July -- they do so with a lineup still tr...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  4. Elvis Andrus must keep igniting sparks

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- If the Texas Rangers are to continue hanging around in a crowded race for an American League wild-card spot and even stay in range of the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics, Elvis Andrus must be a big reason why. This has not be...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  5. Promising signs for Rangers as May starts?

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers stumbled out of April. They looked battered and beaten after getting swept at home by the Oakland A's to finish off the month with a four-game losing streak and a three-game deficit in the AL West. Players always talk about "turn...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  6. Ugly series has Rangers ready to move on

    Richard Durrett

    There was no blame game after the Oakland A's completed a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 12-1 clocking on Wednesday. How can you point fingers when every facet of the game breaks down? The Rangers didn't swing the bats well on Wednes...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Athletics 12, Rangers 1

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Oakland Athletics completed a sweep of the Texas Rangers, beating up starter Robbie Ross in a monster third inning, eventually winning 12-1. Some quick thoughts: How it happened: A seven-run third inning decided things. Ros...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  8. Quick adjustments help propel A's to win

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Boy, these Oakland Athletics sure are quick learners, aren't they? Less than a week ago, Martin Perez baffled the A's hitters in a masterful three-hit, complete-game shutout. His devastating changeup and two-seam fastball kept ...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Athletics 9, Rangers 3

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 on Tuesday, clinching the three-game series. They'll have a chance at a sweep -- something the Rangers did to them in Oakland last week -- on Wednesday. Some quick thoughts: How ...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  10. Extra Bases: More zeroes for Martin Perez?

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Martin Perez isn't concerned about whether he has to dramatically alter his approach Tuesday, when he's slated to face the Oakland Athletics for the second time in a week. "I want to throw the ball down and try to get hitters, ...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  11. Yu Darvish still can't solve A's hitters

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The green Oakland Athletics jerseys are kryptonite for Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish. It begs the question: Are the A's in Darvish's head? The 2013 Cy Young runner-up did not have his usual fastball command on Monday in the ...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  12. Rapid Reaction: Athletics 4, Rangers 0

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Oakland Athletics scored four runs off Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish and Sonny Gray held the Rangers' offense down in a 4-0 victory. Some quick thoughts: How it happened: Darvish was off his game. The fastball command wasn't...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  13. Shin-Soo Choo of Texas Rangers expected back Tuesday

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo is expected to return to the starting lineup on Tuesday, likely as the designated hitter.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  14. W2W4: Top-2 AL West teams in Arlington

    Richard Durrett

    For the second time in a week, the Texas Rangers will face the Oakland A's in a three-game series. This one is at Globe Life Park in Arlington, the first time the A's have played in Arlington this season. A few things to watch during the series: *...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  15. Skipper trying to figure out bullpen depth

    Richard Durrett

    Sunday's ending in Seattle was a surprising way to end what was looking like a very solid road trip for the Texas Rangers. And in many ways it was still solid, sweeping the Oakland A's and finishing the six games tied with the A's for first. But l...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  16. Rangers bullpen holding its own with A's

    Richard Durrett

    So much for conventional wisdom. April in the American League West is yet another reminder of why you have to play the games before you can truly figure out where everyone stands. It's not a surprise that the top three teams in this division are the ...

    Blog | April 25, 2014