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  1. Mike Weir shows he's still got what it takes at HP Byron Nelson C...

    Richard Durrett

    Mike Weir might not have finished off the HP Byron Nelson Championship with a win, but the runner-up persevered, showing he's ready to move forward with his game, writes ESPNDallas.com's Richard Durrett.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2014
  2. Yu Darvish still can't solve A's hitters

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The green Oakland Athletics jerseys are kryptonite for Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish. It begs the question: Are the A's in Darvish's head? The 2013 Cy Young runner-up did not have his usual fastball command on Monday in the ...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  3. Is Wash trying to get in Arencibia's head?

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington asked outfielder Leonys Martin, the club's No. 8 hitter on Thursday, to sacrifice bunt in the third and fifth with runners and first and second and nobody out. By doing that, it brought up No. ...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  4. Texas Rangers option Neftali Feliz to Triple-A Round Rock

    Richard Durrett

    Neftali Feliz has gone from the front-runner for the Texas Rangers closer job to starting the season at Triple-A Round Rock.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2014
  5. How can Yu Darvish improve in 2014?

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- It might be a bit of folly, asking how a guy who finished runner-up in the AL Cy Young balloting and came within one out of a perfect game can improve on the mound in 2014. But the reality is Darvish can improve. He knows it and so...

    Blog | February 18, 2014
  6. Darvish 'honored' to be Cy Young finalist

    Richard Durrett

    Yu Darvish finished second to Max Scherzer in the BBWAA Cy Young balloting released on Wednesday. The runner-up showing matches the highest finish ever by a Ranger, joining Fergie Jenkins, who was second to Oakland's Jim "Catfish" Hunter in 1974. Dar...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  7. Darvish 2nd in Cy Young; could impact deal

    Richard Durrett

    Yu Darvish didn't win the Cy Young on Wednesday. That went to Detroit's Max Scherzer, thanks to an impressive season that included 21 wins, a 2.90 ERA and a 0.97 WHIP. But Darvish's runner-up showing did move him one step closer to turning the 2017 y...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  8. Dave Magadan's focus is situational hitting

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan knows one of his biggest jobs is getting his team to perform more consistently in key situational at-bats. Despite leading the AL in runs, the club wasn't as consistent scoring a runner fro...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  9. Offense busts loose to help reduce magic number

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers hadn't scored more than three runs in six of the past seven games and weren't getting the hits they needed with runners in scoring position. But after going 0-for-7 on Wednesday and watching the AL West lead d...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  10. Rangers know running game needs work

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington knows his club hasn't been clicking on all cylinders when it comes to the run game. Some games, they're aggressive and change games by getting runners into scoring position and putting pressure...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  11. Rangers struggle with runner at 3B, less than 2 outs

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- When there's a runner at third base and less than two outs, you would expect an offense that leads the league in runs scored and batting average to take advantage. And in a close game, those kind of situations are magnified. Bu...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  12. Koji Uehara has earned manager's trust

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington and his coaching staff had decided to give closer Joe Nathan another day of rest before Sunday's game even started. So with his club up 2-1 and runners on the corners in the ninth inning with t...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  13. Matt Harrison masterful in win over Mariners

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Matt Harrison thought he had a chance to convince manager Ron Washington to leave him in with runners on the corners in a one-run game with two outs in ninth inning. "I didn't see that he had already signaled for Koji (Uehara),...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  14. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 2, Mariners 1

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers got 8 2/3 innings from Matt Harrison, who allowed one run (a solo homer in the eighth by Justin Smoak) on six hits in the 2-1 victory. Koji Uehara came in to get the final out with runners on the corners. Some qu...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  15. Mike Adams gaining confidence with curve

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- With the Texas Rangers trying to protect a one-run lead, Mike Adams came in for his usual eighth-inning assignment Tuesday night and showed just how confident he's become in his curve ball. With one out and a runner on, the Ray...

    Blog | August 30, 2012
  16. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 6, Red Sox 3

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers got a good start from Ryan Dempster, the offense did a nice job of executing in key parts of the game -- a hit-and-run, a sacrifice, clutch hits with runners in scoring position and big insurance runs -- and overcame an ill-timed error in...

    Blog | August 07, 2012