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  1. Ausmus' impact on Tigers' basepaths

    Buster Olney

    BOSTON -- From the first day of spring training, the Detroit Tigers players say, Brad Ausmus talked about the running game. But not only the running game of the Detroit baserunners, who were told to look for opportunities to take a bas...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Opponents running wild vs. White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- It's a wonder that anybody who reaches first base against the White Sox doesn't break for second as soon as he can. The Texas Rangers stole three bases in their 4-0 win on Monday, as the White Sox's troubles defending the running game c...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  4. Buster Olney blog -- MLB -- Detailing the battles that will deter...

    Buster Olney

    Whether it's Girardi versus Scioscia in a running game showdown, or CC Sabathia versus his troubled history against the Angels, there are numerous confrontations that will decide the two remaining league series. Buster details them here.

    Blog | Conversation | October 15, 2009
  5. Padres relying on running game

    Jerry Crasnick

    The White Sox's improved pitching staff is one of several April trends to watch.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2005
  6. Who should be Rangers Nos. 3-5 starters?

    Richard Durrett

    The next couple of days should be interesting from a starting rotation perspective. The fact that minor league games are up and running means that the Texas Rangers can free up spots in the Cactus League games for a couple of auditions. When spri...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  7. Rangers finish 17-2 this season vs. Astros, stay in wild card hun...

    Leonys Martin hit a three-run double, Ian Kinsler homered and the Texas Rangers kept pace in the AL wild-card chase, beating Houston 7-3 Wednesday night and handing the Astros their team-record 108th loss of the season.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  8. As Rangers sink, does Cruz's value rise?

    Richard Durrett

    There was a time, about a month ago, when it appeared the Texas Rangers' offense could survive Nelson Cruz's 50-game absence. They immediately stressed versatility by putting all kinds of pressure on the opponents by running wild on the bases. They g...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  9. September's downward spiral continues

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are running out of games to stop what they've started since the calendar hit September: A 2-7 record for the month. A 3-8 mark if you go back to Aug. 30. And four consecutive series losses after Tuesday's 5-4 ...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  10. Wash, Rangers aware of tense West reality

    Eric Gilmore

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- In a perfect baseball world for manager Ron Washington, his Texas Rangers would be running away with the American League West. In the real world, they're tied for first with the Oakland Athletics with 25 games left to play after su...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  11. Web Gem: Nelson Cruz makes running catch

    Todd Wills

    Each Thursday during the season, we'll reveal our Web Gem of the Week for the Texas Rangers: Right fielder Nelson Cruz made a running catch in Monday's 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays that kept the game tied in the top of the second inning. ...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  12. 3 up, 3 down: Rangers 6, Angels 2

    Arash Markazi

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- At some point, the Los Angeles Angels are going to start running out of these crucial must-win games. Maybe that will be a good thing for frustrated fans who have been forced to sit through one heartbreaking loss after another as ...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  13. Rangers await Mitch Moreland's MRI result

    Sarah Trotto

    SAN DIEGO - The Texas Rangers were waiting for MRI results on Mitch Moreland's strained hamstring before Wednesday's game against the San Diego Padres, but he will likely go on the disabled list. Moreland was injured running to first base in Tuesd...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  14. Justin Grimm to start Saturday vs. Astros

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Double-A pitcher Justin Grimm will start Saturday's game for the Texas Rangers, taking the spot vacated by Alexi Ogando, who strained his groin running out a bunt hit Sunday in San Francisco. The club won't make a roster move un...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  15. Texas Rangers to call up Justin Grimm, move Koji Uehara to DL

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers will call up right-hander Justin Grimm from Double-A Frisco to start Saturday's game against the Houston Astros in place of the injured Alexi Ogando.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  16. Finding solutions for Red Sox, Angels, Giants and other teams off...

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski of Baseball Think Factory writes that while it's too early in the season to panic, the Red Sox, Angels, Giants and Marlins have been disappointing in the first two weeks of the season.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2012