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  1. Ron Washington sticks with Mike Napoli

    Jeff Caplan

    Headed to his first All-Star game mired in an awful hitting slump, Rangers catcher Mike Napoli was due up in the bottom of the 13th inning Sunday with the score tied, no outs and runners on first and second. Napoli was 0-for-4 with a couple of str...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  2. Do moves mean the end for C.J. Wilson?

    Jeff Caplan

    C.J. Wilson's last appearance for the Texas Rangers just might have been his relief stint in Game 7 of the World Series in which he hit Rafael Furcal in the rear end with his first pitch to score a run, a near-unimaginable moment for the left-hander ...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  3. Defensive difference: Glove of Albert Pujols

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. LOUIS -- Albert Pujols' feared bat didn't win Game 1 of the World Series. His two-time Gold Glove at first base saved it. Michael Young's two-out, sixth inning grounder nearly found enough daylight to get down the first-base line and score Ian...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  4. The run Detroit didn't try to score

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Take your pick on chances the Detroit Tigers had to score and failed -- particularly in the first two innings of Games 1 and 2 -- but they've got to be second-guessing the ninth-inning decision not send Ramon Santiago home. Wit...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  5. Rapid Reaction: Seattle 4, Rangers 3

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Don't blame Derek Holland's wobbly start for this loss. Holland got down 3-0 after three, but the he got the ball to the refurbished bullpen after six innings and the score tied. But reliever Koji Uehara, part of the one-two trade...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  6. Lineup: David Murphy starts in left

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- David Murphy's bases-loaded pinch hit to keep to score the first of five runs in the eighth-inning comeback Sunday was the first one by a Rangers batter in nearly three years when Frank Catalanotto did it on Aug. 18, 2008. Rang...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  7. Giants tack on insurance run, 3-0

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Andres Torres launched a double to the right-center field gap to score Edger Renteria with two outs, giving the San Francisco Giants an insurance run to lead 3-0 heading to the bottom of the seventh. Renteria notched his third ...

    Blog | October 31, 2010
  8. Neither offense gets the big hit in first

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Vladimir Guerrero missed a first-inning home run by a couple of feet in the left-field corner as the Texas Rangers couldn't score in their first at-bat. San Francisco Giants starter Jonathan Sanchez gave up a hard-hit liner to ...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  9. Giants bust it open in disastrous 8th, 9-0

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Texas Rangers bullpen is having an awful World Series. The Giants broke open a 2-0 game with a seven-run, two-out rally. Four consecutive walks, three by Derek Holland to score one run and then another bases-loaded walk by Mark L...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  10. Elvis Andrus quite the leading man

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is working the lead-off spot to near-perfection. In 12 postseason games, he's singled to start a game five times, doubled once and walked once. He's come around to score five times. He had a st...

    Blog | October 28, 2010
  11. Rangers score two, claw closer, 8-4

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Bengie Molina and pinch-hitter David Murphy each drove in a run in the top of the sixth to creep the Rangers within 8-4 of the San Francisco Giants, while also chasing ace Tim Lincecum after just 5 2/3. So both pitchers are gone b...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  12. Rangers get 1, could have had more

    Jeff Caplan

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Elvis Andrus ran his postseason hit streak to 12 games and came around to score on Vladimir Guerrero's hot shot that dinged of San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum for a 1-0 lead after a half-inning. Andrus lined Lincecum's third...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  13. Aggressive Rangers do it again, lead 3-1

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Texas Rangers are finding unconvential ways to score and because of it lead the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 in Game 5 of their ALDS heading into the bottom of the sixth. With Vladimir Guerrero on second and Nelson Cruz at first ...

    Blog | October 12, 2010
  14. Rays get to Darren Oliver, tie it in 8th

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Answering Ian Kinsler's go-ahead home run in the bottom of the seventh, Tampa Bay Rays first baseman Carlos Pena finally got a big hit in the series, lining one to right to score pinch-runner Desmond Jennings. Dan Johnson blast...

    Blog | October 09, 2010
  15. Rangers strike first on bad pickoff

    Jeff Caplan

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays pitcher James Shields misfired on a pickoff attempt to first, allowing Matt Treanor to score from third for a 1-0 lead heading into the bottom of the third inning. Treanor led off the inning by getting hit by...

    Blog | October 07, 2010
  16. Throwing error hands Rangers 2-1 lead

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Seattle second baseman's Chone Figgins' errant throw to the plate trying to gun down Joaquin Arias sailed wide, allowing Arias and Taylor Teagarden, who came around from second base, to score. Arias started the inning with his ...

    Blog | April 10, 2010