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  1. Scheppers activated; Poreda optioned

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tanner Scheppers is back in the Texas Rangers bullpen. Scheppers, who has rehabbed from right elbow inflammation, threw just six pitches in a successful appearance in Double-A Frisco on Tuesday. He was the club's Opening Day st...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  2. Rangers alterations include catcher, rotation

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- There were no large cranes or bulldozers in sight at Globe Life Park on Tuesday. But that doesn't mean the Rangers weren't engaged in some serious reconstruction. The Opening Day catcher was sent to Triple-A Round Rock and two ...

    Blog | May 20, 2014
  3. Yu Darvish of Texas Rangers to pitch Sunday against Tampa Bay Ray...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish is scheduled to start Sunday against the Rays in Tampa.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  4. Stick of bacon a hot seller for Rangers

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Bacon sells. Just ask the Texas Rangers. The team offered its "Bacon on a stick" for the first time on Opening Day, and sold out all 600 units it ordered. "It was extremely popular," said Shawn Mattox, general manager of Met...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  5. Matt Harrison starts Frisco opener Thursday

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers left-handed pitcher Matt Harrison will start for Double-A Frisco on Opening Day, which is Thursday at 7:05 p.m. at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco. The RoughRiders face the Northwest Araknsas Naturals. Harrison, who fell behind the othe...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  6. Texas Rangers apologize for fan trash that littered statue honori...

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers have issued an apology for the trash that accumulated on the "Rangers Fans" statue as fans entered on Opening Day.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  7. Even in loss, bats show signs of balance

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Perhaps now is a good time to remind Texas Rangers fans that the season doesn't end on Opening Day. There are 161 more of these contests. And if the Rangers get even half of the production they did from the lower half of the...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Phillies 14, Rangers 10

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It was a strange Opening Day game as neither starter was on his game and the two teams combined for 24 runs on 31 hits as the Philadelphia Phillies took the lead in the fifth and held on for a 14-10 win over the Texas Rangers. Som...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  9. Tanner Scheppers making a little history

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- When Tanner Scheppers toes the rubber in a few hours, he'll be more than just the second pitcher since 1945 to make his first big league start in his team's opener. He'll also be the first with at least 100 career relief appearanc...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  10. Wash opts for experience in opening lineup

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- There were just two unanswered questions for manager Ron Washington in his Opening Day lineup: Who would start at second base for Jurickson Profar and which player would get the start at designated hitter with left-hander Cliff Le...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  11. W2W4: Opening Day (and series)

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- After six weeks of spring training (and more than a few trips to see doctors and surgeons), the Texas Rangers are finally ready to face the Philadelphia Phillies at 1:05 p.m. today to start the first three-game series of the seaso...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  12. Texas Rangers encouraged after Yu Darvish bullpen session

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington was "very encouraged" by Yu Darvish's bullpen session Sunday, his first step in resuming a throwing program since a stiff neck kept him from pitching on Opening Day.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  13. Predictions: ESPN writers on Texas in 2014

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Now that we are just hours away from Opening Day, let's take a look at what some of the ESPN baseball writers predict for the Texas Rangers in 2014. As you can see, it's all over the map. David Schoenfield, ESPN Sweet Spot: 88-...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  14. A glance at the Rangers' Opening Day roster

    Richard Durrett

    SAN ANTONIO -- The Texas Rangers set their 25-man roster Saturday as they get set to begin the season. Here's a quick look at that roster: INFIELDERS (5) 1B Prince Fielder 2B Donnie Murphy SS Elvis Andrus 3B Adrian Beltre INF Josh Wilson T...

    Blog | March 30, 2014
  15. Roster: Jim Adduci over Kevin Kouzmanoff

    Richard Durrett

    SAN ANTONIO -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington admitted that it was difficult to tell Kevin Kouzmanoff that he wasn't on the club's Opening Day roster. But the club decided to keep Jim Adduci instead, opting for his speed and left-handed bat off...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  16. Scheppers has personality to handle jitters

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tanner Scheppers faced a wall of television cameras Thursday and managed to say he was excited about starting on Opening Day without once ever looking excited. Perhaps Texas Rangers fans should take that as a good sign for his ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014