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  1. To compete with A's, Rangers must do more

    Calvin Watkins

    The Oakland Athletics made a daring move, one Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels wished he could have made, but couldn't due to injuries and ineffective play, on Thursday afternoon. The Rangers own the worst record in baseball, so making a trade to upgr...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  2. Extra Bases: Rangers go short on the bench

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- When the Texas Rangers placed left fielder Jake Smolinski on the 15-day disabled list prior to the three-game series with the Oakland Athletics it left the bench one player short. Manager Ron Washington isn't sweating it right...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  3. Rapid Reaction: Athletics 9, Rangers 3

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- This isn't about a young pitcher trying to finish an inning, because while Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington wants to see that, the reality of this portion of the Rangers' season is hinging more and more on the hitters' lack of...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  4. Nick Tepesch pitches well, leaves hurt

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers right-hander Nick Tepesch suffered a left-knee injury in Saturday night's start against the Oakland Athletics. Tepesch said he doesn't need an MRI exam on the knee, but manager Ron Washington said there's a little...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  5. Pregame notes: Williams earns next start

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jerome Williams pitched so well Friday night for the Texas Rangers that manager Ron Washington said the veteran right-hander deserves another start. When that occurs is uncertain, but if anything else, Williams' performance gav...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  6. Jerome Williams to start Friday

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- The Rangers named Jerome Williams as their starter for Friday's game against the Oakland A's. The club will make a corresponding roster move Friday to clear a spot for Williams. Williams was 0-1 with a 6.10 ERA for Triple-A Round Rock....

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  7. New closer could be the old one

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- Joakim Soria is gone. Soria, the Texas Rangers' closer, was traded Wednesday night to the Detroit Tigers for two pitching prospects expected to make a big-league roster soon. With Soria now becoming a setup man in Detroit, manager ...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  8. Pregame notes: No regrets over bullpen use

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- In Tuesday's 14-inning loss, manager Ron Washington used all seven relief pitchers and was left to summon Friday's scheduled starter, Nick Tepesch, in the last inning. Washington said Roman Mendez, who threw 34 pitches Tuesday, would be u...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  9. Base Hits: Nick Tepesch is good for Friday

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- With his bullpen taxed, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington was left with no choice but to use Friday's starter, Nick Tepesch, in the 14th inning of Tuesday night's loss to the New York Yankees. Washington had used everyone in the bul...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  10. Rangers' bullpen is poised until end

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- The bullpen was used up. It went eight innings of relief, and Rangers manager Ron Washington had no choice but to use Friday's starter, Nick Tepesch, in the 14th inning of Tuesday night's nearly five-hour contest against the New York Y...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  11. Texas Rangers place Geovany Soto on DL with tightness in right gr...

    Calvin Watkins

    Geovany Soto was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday afternoon with tightness in his right groin

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2014
  12. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 4, Yankees 2

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- All Ron Washington is asking from this young Texas Rangers club is to compete. Monday night in the Bronx, Washington's kids did compete and earned a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. This victory pushe...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  13. Rangers trying to deal with the losing

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are going through a tough stretch at this stage of the season. The Rangers have lost a season-high eight consecutive games, the longest skid since 2005 and while the players in the clubhouse are saying they're...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  14. Rangers brass meets to address issues

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The timing of Thursday's meeting of the Texas Rangers brass couldn't have come at a better time. Heading into the evening, the Rangers had lost a season-high seven consecutive games and were trying to avoid being swept by the D...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  15. Holland to pitch simulated game Saturday

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Derek Holland went through another pitching session Thursday and is scheduled to throw a simulated game scheduled Saturday. Rangers manager Ron Washington said Holland looked good moving around but still needs to show a comfort ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  16. Wash seeks consistency on mound, at plate

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- You see the smiles on the field and the hustle. You can tell the Texas Rangers care about what's happening to them, mired in a seven-game losing streak, 12½ games back of first place in the AL West, 6½ out of the ...

    Blog | June 26, 2014