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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Colby Lewis' story continues to unfold

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The remarkable story of Colby Lewis continued Friday night. He pitched six innings against the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals, giving up four runs and six hits in a 6-3 loss. The fact Lewis is on the mound at all is the...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  4. Pregame notes: Profar starts fielding grounders

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- In another step in his recovery, projected starting second baseman Jurickson Profar started fielding grounders at Globe Life Park on Wednesday afternoon before his Texas Rangers faced the Tampa Bay Rays. Profar, who has missed the...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  5. Alex Rios trade value moves up and down

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The good news for Rangers right fielder Alex Rios is that he won't go on the disabled list for a sprained right ankle. The bad news is that his trade value is slipping due to the injury and the longer he remains on the Rangers...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  6. 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
  7. Position battle: Rangers closer

    AJ Mass

    Last season, Joe Nathan saved 43 games for the Texas Rangers. This season, he won't save any, as the reliever opted for free agency and will now be closing out victories for the Detroit Tigers. That leaves manager Ron Washington with a problem that n...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  8. Neftali Feliz focused on becoming Texas Rangers' closer

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers pitcher Neftali Feliz wants his old job back.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  9. Garza keeps it simple and dominates

    Todd Wills

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Matt Garza's plan in his biggest start since being traded to the Texas Rangers? Keep it simple. Did he ever do that, for himself and his ballclub. Garza dominated before a sellout crowd in Kansas City, never allowing more th...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  10. Lineups: Gentry starts in LF, Murphy is DH

    Todd Wills

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Manager Ron Washington went with speed and outfield defense in Saturday night's starting lineup against the Kansas City Royals by starting Craig Gentry in left field. David Murphy gets his third start of the season as the desig...

    Blog | September 21, 2013
  11. Rangers turn to Feliz and lose 2-1

    Todd Wills

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Texas Rangers found themselves in a bullpen dilemma on Friday night in a tie game against the Kansas City Royals. Out of choice options, they went to one-time closer Neftali Feliz, who threw four pitches -- all balls -- wit...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  12. Nick Tepesch, Lance Berkman of Texas Rangers going to DL

    Aging Texas Rangers designated hitter Lance Berkman felt a twinge in his side, and rookie right-hander Nick Tepesch complained of a sore elbow.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2013
  13. Soria could join Rangers pen by weekend

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rehabbing Texas Rangers reliever Joakim Soria will try to complete his final hurdle this week before pitching for the Rangers for the first time. He's scheduled to pitch Wednesday and Thursday for Double-A Frisco, his first back-t...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  14. Nick Tepesch brings his game home to Mo.

    Rob Rains

    ST. LOUIS -- Three years ago, Nick Tepesch was a student at the University of Missouri in Columbia, surrounded by Cardinals fans. He spent many nights watching Adam Wainwright on television. Making the 14th start of his major league career Sunday ...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  15. Buzz: Decision looming on Jurickson Profar

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Second baseman Ian Kinsler could return from a rib cage injury as early as Sunday, which means the Rangers will have a decision to make about top prospect Jurickson Profar in the next few days. Should he return to Triple-A Roun...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  16. Profar's game-winning HR boosts his case

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jurickson Profar further fueled the debate about what should happen with him when an injured Ian Kinsler returns, a majestic game-winning home run providing the latest statement. Profar's timing couldn't have been any better. H...

    Blog | June 02, 2013