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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. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 12, Tigers 2

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- The Texas Rangers defeated the Detroit Tigers 12-2 on Saturday afternoon. Some quick thoughts: How it happened: The Rangers jumped on Tigers starter Rick Porcello, pounding 12 hits -- a season high against Porcello -- and scoring seven ...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  3. Scott Baker: 'I didn't execute my pitches'

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- Scott Baker didn't try to make excuses or even attempt to pat himself on the back for lasting six innings against one of the best lineups in the game. Baker knew his effort -- six runs and eight hits in a 7-2 loss -- wasn't good enough ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  4. Extra Bases: Catcher helps Yu Darvish

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT -- Yu Darvish had a new catcher Thursday, one who seemed intent on making the Texas Rangers' ace happy. Chris Gimenez helped navigate Darvish, who essentially calls his own game anyway, through seven innings in a 9-2 victory over the Detro...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  5. Ian Kinsler of Detroit Tigers hopes Texas Rangers, sleazeball GM ...

    Richard Durrett

    Former Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler clearly won't be pulling for his old club now that he's with the Detroit Tigers. "I hope they go 0-162," he said.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2014
  6. Ron Washington thanks Jim Leyland

    Richard Durrett

    Count Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington among those who will miss retiring Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland. For Washington, as with so many current managers and coaches in the game, Leyland has been a mentor. "I just sit back and hope and wi...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  7. Don't second-guess skipper about Yu Darvish

    Richard Durrett

    Thanks to high expectations that Rangers manager Ron Washington helped create by guiding this team to back-to-back World Series appearances in 2010 and 2011, the skipper seems to get second-guessed a lot these days. Heck, I'm guilty of doing it, too....

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  8. 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
  9. 2012 Rangers timeline: Final two months

    Richard Durrett

    Here's a look at the final month of the Rangers' season, one that didn't end as they hoped it would. Aug. 1: The Rangers get a season-defining win over the Angels, coming back from an early six-run deficit to pull out an 11-10 victory in 10 inning...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  10. Buzz: Nelson Cruz fine, hopes for hot streak

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz came into the clubhouse Saturday afternoon feeling better after he took a knee to his left side on a slide into second base late in Friday's game. Cruz was on the ground for a moment, and manager Ron Washington was wor...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  11. Aggressive baserunning helps Texas in win

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It's become a hallmark of the Texas Rangers offense. While they've got plenty of big bats that can change the outcome with one powerful swing, the Rangers also have lots of speed that can alter the game with timely stolen bases an...

    Blog | August 12, 2012
  12. 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
  13. Revitalized Texas Rangers have fun, success

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers are playing winning baseball again after their June-July swoon.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Who are greatest Rangers of all time?

    Richard Durrett

    There was nothing easy about coming up with the top 40 Texas Rangers of all time. Sure, there are some obvious names. But when you're talking about four decades of baseball -- even if the club wasn't in contention most of those years -- it's diffi...

    Blog | July 12, 2012