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  1. Two prospects making most of opportunity

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- If this injury-riddled season becomes an audition of sorts for jobs in 2015 and beyond, Nick Martinez and Rougned Odor are well past the phone-interview stage. They'll be getting some second and third in-person discussions with the big bos...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  2. Prince Fielder ready for fresh start with Texas Rangers

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    After a lack of postseason success with the Tigers, Prince Fielder is ready for a fresh start in Texas.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2013
  3. Quarterly report: Rangers measure up well

    Richard Durrett

    Yes, it's only May. But now that the season is a quarter of the way finished, it's a great time to figure out how teams measure up to one another. The Texas Rangers have the best record in the majors at 29-15. And they just completed taking three of ...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  4. Murphy produces home run that matters

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The best hitter in baseball, Miguel Cabrera, belted three home runs and wowed 39,638 fans and every player, coach and manager in the ballpark Sunday night. David Murphy, trying to hone his swing in mid-May, produced the home ru...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  5. Grimm gets his revenge on Tigers

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Call it Justin Grimm's revenge on the Detroit Tigers. With a personal three-game losing streak entering a rematch with Detroit, Grimm joked with Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux before Saturday's game that he was going ...

    Blog | May 18, 2013
  6. Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington defends Yu Darvish's pitch c...

    Todd Wills

    Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington found himself having to defend the 130 pitches that he allowed ace Yu Darvish to throw during Thursday night's victory against Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  7. Darvish hits 130-pitch mark in win

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The pitching duel that wasn't Thursday night between Yu Darvish and Justin Verlander ended up being more about pitch counts. The 130 pitches that Darvish pitched in the Texas Rangers' 10-4 pounding of Verlander and the Detroit ...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  8. Texas Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland healthy, playing outst...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    When you look at baseball's best record, you can't overlook Mitch Moreland, who is playing lights out in the field and at the plate for the Texas Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2013
  9. Buzz: Darvish faces Verlander in next test

    Eric Gilmore

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- When the Texas Rangers return to Arlington on Thursday, they'll open a seven-game homestand with a dream pitching matchup that features two of baseball's marquee right-handers, Yu Darvish and the Detroit Tigers' Justin Verlander. ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  10. Tepesch regains his form, sinker

    Todd Wills

    HOUSTON -- The even-keeled Nick Tepesch wasn't looking for a confidence boost after two rocky starts. He's a confident rookie. He just wanted results. And a devastating sinker. Tepesch found both in Sunday's 12-7 victory over the Houston Astros. ...

    Blog | May 12, 2013
  11. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 8, Tigers 3

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers took advantage of some mistakes by the Detroit Tigers and got some early runs on their way to an 8-3 victory Sunday afternoon. What it means: The Rangers win the series and are now 6 1/2 games up in the AL Wes...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  12. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 2, Tigers 1

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers won a thrilling, walk-off 2-1 game Saturday over the Detroit Tigers as Mike Olt ended a great at-bat against left-handed reliever Phil Coke with the winning hit. What it means: The Rangers stay 5 1/2 games ahe...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  13. Rapid Reaction: Tigers 6, Rangers 2

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A three-run home run by Prince Fielder and some wasted chances by the Rangers offense helped the Detroit Tigers to a 6-2 win in front of a sellout crowd Friday. Some quick thoughts on the game: What it means: The Rangers lose t...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  14. Neftali Feliz's complete game missing win

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- It was one inning that cost Texas Rangers starter Neftali Feliz a chance at a win Saturday night. The 23-year-old was dominant in the first three innings, getting the talented Detroit Tigers lineup in order. But with one out in the four...

    Blog | April 21, 2012
  15. Pitchers to get first Albert Pujols experience

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- There was a time this season when baseball people snickered that St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols picked a bad time to have a bad season. After all, he'll become the game's most coveted free agent this winter. P...

    Blog | October 18, 2011
  16. Derek Holland must stay in control of his pitches and his emotion...

    Jeff Caplan

    Derek Holland needs to stay in control of his pitches and his emotions in Game 6.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011