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  1. Schoenfield's power rankings: Texas at No. 9

    Richard Durrett's David Schoenfield, in his Sweet Spot blog, goes through his power rankings (as they stand now) for each MLB team. He puts the Texas Rangers at No. 9. Here's what he says about Texas: I think the rotation is playoff-caliber with Yu D...

    Blog | December 23, 2012
  2. Playoff outlook: Magic number remains at 3

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers head into the second game of this three-game series with the Los Angeles Angels with a magic number of three to clinch the AL West. The number didn't move Friday after the Rangers lost and the Oakland A's won. A ...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  3. Texas Rangers prove resilient with win over Oakland Athletics

    Richard Durrett

    Despite hitting bumps in road, Rangers continue to respond in big moments.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  4. Playoff race update: Angels, Rays charging

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers have split the first two games of this series with the Oakland A's, meaning the magic number to clinch the AL West is still five (a Rangers win or an Oakland loss reduces it). Texas' magic number to clinch a playoff spot is at three...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  5. Rangers' core must step up

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- No matter what happens by Tuesday afternoon, the biggest keys to the Texas Rangers' hopes down the stretch and into the postseason aren't on someone else's roster. The group of current players has to step things up if the Range...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  6. No matter what happens at the trade deadline, current Texas Range...

    Richard Durrett

    No matter what happens at trade deadline, Rangers' core must step up.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2012
  7. Olney: Rangers infield is No. 1

    Richard Durrett's Buster Olney continues his rankings by position heading into 2012 season and puts the Rangers on top of the infield category. Here's what Olney says about Texas: 1. Texas Rangers There were moments during the postseason when it seemed ...

    Blog | December 30, 2011
  8. Texas Rangers built to sustain success over long term

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers lost the World Series, but they are built for return trips.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2011
  9. Mike Napoli is Rangers' World Series MVP

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon called 2011 "The Year of the Napoli," and the Texas Rangers catcher sure capped it off with an impressive World Series. Had the Rangers won Game 7 (or Game 6, for that matter), Napoli certainly would hav...

    Blog | October 29, 2011
  10. Texas Rangers' Mike Napoli checks out fine after collision

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said a doctor checked on catcher Mike Napoli after Tuesday's game and that he was fine.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011
  11. Colby Lewis looks for more playoff success

    Richard Durrett

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- With the ALDS tied at one game each and a pivotal Game 3 looming Monday afternoon, Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux had that confident look on his face when asked about Colby Lewis. "I'm glad he's pitching tomorrow,...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  12. As of now, Michael Young hits 4th in playoffs

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Michael Young isn't moving out of the cleanup spot anytime soon. Why would he? The offense has been clicking and Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is content to leave it alone. He said as of now, Young would bat cleanup in the p...

    Blog | September 26, 2011
  13. Rangers win AL West title

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Players stood on the field at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington and watched the big screen as the Oakland Athletics managed to hang on and beat the Los Angeles Angels. When Oakland's David DeJesus hit a home run to give the A's som...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  14. Magic number is 2; tied for homefield

    Richard Durrett

    The Toronto Blue Jays' walk-off win in the 12th inning Thursday night means the Texas Rangers' magic number is 2. That means Texas could clinch its second-consecutive AL West title Friday. If the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners at home and the L...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  15. Michael Young helps Texas Rangers maintain focus, lead after toug...

    Richard Durrett

    Young helps Rangers maintain their focus, lead after tough three-week stretch.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011