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  1. Bogar, Maddux express interest in Rangers job

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers have two members of their current staff interested in the managerial job for 2015, which doesn't come as a surprise. Interim manager Tim Bogar, who is 12-6 since taking over for Ron Washington on Sept. 5, is co...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  2. Rangers want skipper in place by end of October

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels said he hopes to have a new full-time manager in place inside the month of October. Tim Bogar has been serving in the position on an interim basis ever since Ron Washington resigned as manager Sept....

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  3. Rangers' managerial search starts now

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The next Texas Rangers manager must be someone who is disposed to sabermetrics, can deal with a young clubhouse and has the ability to guide a club with high expectations coming off what might be a 100-loss season. "As soon as w...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  4. Meet the interim manager: Tim Bogar

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- With Ron Washington gone as Texas Rangers manager, Tim Bogar becomes the interim replacement, getting his first chance to take over the club full-time. Bogar was in his first season as Rangers bench coach. "Tim is well regar...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  5. Rangers have more questions about closer Neftali Feliz

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- In the search to find a closer for 2015, Neftali Feliz continues to have more questions about his abilities for the Texas Rangers. Sunday afternoon, manager Ron Washington asked Feliz to escape a jam that was created by setup man Neal C...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Astros 2, Rangers 0

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- It hasn't been determined whether left-handed starter Robbie Ross Jr. will cherish this Saturday night. The hug he received from Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington in the dugout was probably a sign it meant something to Ross. Ross lef...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  7. Roster numbers add to Washington's pain

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The manager sat in his chair, legs crossed, and explained his pain very calmly. On Friday night, Ron Washington used his 59th player of 2014, first baseman Ryan Rua, tying a major league record. In about four days, the Texas Rangers wil...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 13, Astros 6

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Friday night that right-hander Scott Baker's time as a starter was over. Derek Holland returning and the development of younger pitchers are more important. Well, Baker is on a pretty good ho...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  9. Rapid Reaction: Astros 4, Rangers 2

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- It was one of those situations when Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington needed to see a few things from his pitchers. He wanted consistency from 25-year-old starter Nick Tepesch and to check out how 24-year-old reliever Roman Mendez de...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  10. Rangers remain at the bottom

    Calvin Watkins

    Grantland's Jonah Keri has his weekly baseball rankings and the Texas Rangers remain at the bottom at No. 30. There are some interesting things Jonah has to say about the Houston Astros, who took two-of-three from the Rangers over the weekend in Hous...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  11. Rangers use the speed game to win

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- There is so much missing with this Texas Rangers team. Quality pitching. A healthy core. Consistent hitting and fielding. And speed. Sunday afternoon, the Rangers received consistent pitching from Nick Martinez as he won for...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  12. The education of Miles Mikolas continues

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Texas Rangers right-hander Miles Mikolas got a visit in the second inning from his manager, Ron Washington. It was just Washington and Mikolas on the mound alone. No catcher. No infielders. Nobody but the two of them. It was as...

    Blog | August 09, 2014
  13. The Texas Rangers young pitchers can learn from veterans like Col...

    Calvin Watkins

    Rangers' young pitchers can learn from Colby Lewis' veteran performance.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2012
  14. Colby Lewis tries to end a losing streak

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Saturday afternoon, Colby Lewis was stretched out in front of his stall in the Rangers clubhouse relaxing. He looked like a man without a care in the world. But he does have some worries. Lewis, who starts Sunday afternoon's Silver B...

    Blog | May 20, 2012
  15. Nelson Cruz has tight quad, struggling with RISP

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- There was an interesting omission from the Texas Rangers defense late in Saturday's 6-5 loss to the Houston Astros. Right fielder Nelson Cruz wasn't in the outfield for the last defensive inning. He was taken out as a precaution with a ...

    Blog | May 19, 2012
  16. Derek Holland starts fast but slows down

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Derek Holland said he was frustrated but everything he tried failed. The Texas Rangers left-handed starter lost a four-run lead, gave up a season-high three home runs and was taken out after just five innings. He took the loss in a 6...

    Blog | May 19, 2012