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  1. Blackley continues meteoric three weeks

    Gregg Bell

    SEATTLE -- It only seems like Travis Blackley has come from nowhere into this Texas Rangers' pennant race. Close. He came from the Houston Astros. Three weeks after last-place Houston designated him for assignment because it went with youth i...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  2. Ron Washington was once in Cruz's shoes

    Calvin Watkins

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- In the spring of 2010, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington apologized to his team for failing a drug test for cocaine during the 2009 season. Washington asked for forgiveness and promised it would never happen again. The Ran...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  3. Buzz: Julio Borbon prepared for probable demotion

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Outfielder Julio Borbon is prepared for the possibility of leaving the Rangers on Tuesday when pitcher Nick Tepesch is called up from Triple-A Round Rock to start against the Tampa Bay Rays. Borbon was resigned to the idea Mon...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  4. Why Rangers can't trade Profar, Olt

    Buster Olney

    Only the St. Louis Cardinals have a greater run differential than the Texas Rangers, and the Rangers rank fourth in the majors in runs. It's not as if Ron Washington's lineup is like the Houston Astros north. But cracks in that relentles...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  5. Texas Rangers need pitching, but they can't deal their top prospe...

    Buster Olney

    The Texas Rangers could use another pitcher before the trade deadline passes, but it can't come at the expense of top prospects Jurickson Profar and Mike Olt. As Buster Olney writes, the Rangers may need them to remake their lineup soon.

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  6. Searching for Mike Trout's flaw

    Buster Olney

    ANAHEIM -- With his headphones on and a towel at the ready in his waistband, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington did his daily 10 laps around the field early Sunday afternoon, walking briskly in his fight against Father Time. When the Rangers' ...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  7. Mike Trout is making history as opponents struggle to find holes ...

    Buster Olney

    The run Mike Trout is currently on is unprecedented for any big league player, let alone a rookie. As Buster Olney writes, teams are having a hard time finding flaws in Trout's game.

    Blog | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  8. Matt Harrison is AL pitcher of month

    Richard Durrett

    ALRINGTON, Texas - Texas Rangers left-handed pitcher Matt Harrison's memorable week continued Monday when he was named the American League pitcher of the month for June. Harrison, who found out Sunday that he was selected by manager Ron Washington...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  9. 2012 MLB All-Star Game -- Texas Rangers' Ron Washington plans to ...

    Richard Durrett

    American League All-Star manager Ron Washington said he doesn't plan on playing his starters longer or managing the game like it's a win-at-all-costs event from the opening pitch.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2012
  10. Time for the NL to adopt the DH

    Jim Bowden

    On Sunday, MLB finished up the interleague portion of the schedule for 2012, and it was the end of interleague play as we know it. In 2013, the Houston Astros will move to the American League, which will give each league 15 teams and also give us int...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  11. Alexi Ogando on injury: 'It feels pretty bad'

    Alexi Ogando didn't sound optimistic about his right groin injury after Sunday's 5-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. "Right now it feels pretty bad," Ogando, who is scheduled to have an MRI on Monday, told reporters. "I feel ba...

    Blog | June 10, 2012
  12. Texas Rangers right fielder Nelson Cruz leaves game with sore Ach...

    Texas Rangers right fielder Nelson Cruz left Saturday's 5-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants with a sore right Achilles tendon.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2012
  13. Texas Rangers' Nelson Cruz (bruised hand) listed day to day

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz's bruised right hand isn't expected to keep him out of the lineup long.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  14. Ron Washington looks forward to ASG vs. Tony La Russa

    Richard Durrett

    Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that Tony La Russa will come out of retirement to manage the National League All-Stars in the 2012 All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. That news pleased Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington, who w...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  15. Ron Washington finishes third in voting

    Jeff Caplan

    To no suprise, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon ran away with the American League Manager of the Year award announced Wednesday. Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington finished third in the voting. Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland finished second...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  16. Offseason question: Fall Classic hangover?

    Richard Durrett

    Our final offseason question is more about the mindset of the team than anything else. But it's important. Today's question: Will the Rangers have a World Series hangover? This question was broached last offseason, but after clearing so many fr...

    Blog | November 08, 2011