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  1. Texas Rangers have 'real' interest in keeping free agent pitcher ...

    Jeff Caplan

    The Texas Rangers won't sit back and let the rival Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees dictate where free agent C.J. Wilson pitches next season.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  2. Angels, C.J. Wilson match made in SoCal

    Jeff Caplan

    News out of the GM meetings in Milwaukee on Monday night (they start in earnest Tuesday) centered around the Los Angeles Angels' intrigue in Texas Rangers free agent pitcher C.J. Wilson. Angels general manager Jerry DiPoto had an extended meeting ...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  3. Of all things, weak bats doom Rangers

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas - As crazy as it sounded for an American League underdog and first-time World Series entrant, the Texas Rangers crashed the Fall Classic as the favorite to win it all. With bats blazing after a demolition of the New York Yankees, ...

    Blog | November 02, 2010
  4. Bullpen averts crisis, seals it for Lewis

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The count went from 0-and-2 all the way to 3-and-2 and an all-time Rangers Ballpark record crowd of 52,419 rose as one, sweating a tidal wave of nervous energy that could have swept sidewinder Darren O'Day into early retirement. ...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  5. 2010 World Series: Texas Rangers to start Cliff Lee in Game 1; C....

    Jeff Caplan

    Ace left-hander Cliff Lee will be followed in the Texas Rangers' rotation at the World Series by C.J. Wilson, Colby Lewis and then, most likely, Tommy Hunter.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2010
  6. Cliff Lee not worried about long layoff

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- By the time Cliff Lee takes the mound for Game 1 of the World Series Wednesday evening in San Francisco, eight days will have passed since he threw an eight-inning gem to beat the New York Yankees. Click here for the whole stor...

    Blog | October 24, 2010
  7. Ron Washington shakes off Nick Swisher

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington was asked what he thought about New York Yankees outfielder Nick Swisher getting agitated Thursday about Cliff Lee questions and then boldly declaring his desire to face Lee in a Game 7. "Sw...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  8. If rain takes Game 6, Cliff Lee moves up?

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The latest forecast calls for a 30 percent chance for rain during tonight's Game 6 of the ALCS between the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees. While storms are expected mostly to stay north of Rangers Ballpark, there is a chance n...

    Blog | October 22, 2010
  9. Ron Washington fine with Nick Swisher trash talk on Cliff Lee

    Jeff Caplan

    Rangers manager Ron Washington has no problem with Nick Swisher's frustration with the attention on Cliff Lee.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2010
  10. ALCS: Rainout Friday could have Texas Rangers' Cliff Lee pitch in...

    Jeff Caplan

    A rain delay Friday may push the Rangers to start Cliff Lee in a Game 6 on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2010
  11. David Murphy or Julio Borbon?

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- Before the ALCS started, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said he wanted to get Julio Borbon into the starting lineup and that Game 4 would be the appropriate time against struggling New York Yankees starter A.J. Burnett. But, Wash...

    Blog | October 19, 2010
  12. Rangers won't force steals against Pettitte

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- New York Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte is one of the best in baseball at holding runners. He has a built-in advantage being left-handed, but he's always had a spectacular pick-off move. That will be a challenge for the Texas Rangers in to...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  13. Should Jorge Cantu start Game 3?

    Jeff Caplan

    NEW YORK -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington has a choice to make at first base. Does he stick with his usual platoon and start right-hander Jorge Cantu against New York Yankees lefty Andy Pettitte, or does Washington go against the grain and go ...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  14. Double steal ignites Rangers

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- To finally get the franchise's first home playoff win, the Texas Rangers attacked on the base paths from the onset and, once again, it was Elvis Andrus leading the charge and taking home at the front end of a double steal. Andr...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  15. Nick Swisher credits Nolan Ryan for rise

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- New York Yankees outfielder Nick Swisher played on three pretty good Oakland Athletics teams -- along with then-third-base coach Ron Washington. That includes the 2006 squad that went to the ALCS. So he's played a bunch of games a...

    Blog | October 16, 2010
  16. ALCS Game 1: Texas Rangers to start first base Jorge Cantu

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- First baseman Jorge Cantu will start tonight's Game 1 of the American League Championship Series against New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2010