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  1. Ian Kinsler prefers leading on field, not off

    Richard Durrett

    DETROIT - Give former Rangers infielder Ian Kinsler credit: He was honest enough on Thursday to admit that the kind of leadership role he had in Texas wasn't something that fit his style. "I'm here to play baseball. I'm here to win," Kinsler said....

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  2. Washington defends his use of bunts

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- You want to get Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington fired up on an early spring training morning? Ask him why he bunts so much. The skipper put on a full-throated defense (in Washington's colorful style) of his use of the sacri...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  3. Wash has reasons to hit Beltre behind Fielder

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- So much of Ron Washington's managerial style is built on feel. That's not to say he doesn't look at the numbers -- he does that more than many folks think. But Washington also goes with his gut and what he sees, more than many skip...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 5, A's 4

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers came back from a two-run deficit after six innings and beat the A's in walk-off style, winning 5-4 on Adrian Beltre's single. Beltre did it all Monday, tying the game with a homer and then winning it. Here are so...

    Blog | September 24, 2012
  5. Colby Lewis' loss is tough one to take

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Colby Lewis isn't about flash and fame. It's just not his style. He's been asked many times about his goals since he was signed in 2010 and the answer is always the same: Keep my team in games and pitch every five days. For 2 1...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  6. Location keeping Colby Lewis' walks down

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Veteran pitcher Colby Lewis won't chat you up about his mechanics or any sort of technical details about his delivery. That's just not his style. He takes a simple approach to his success this season: Get ahead of the hitter an...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  7. 2011 World Series -- Texas Rangers' Ron Washington feels pinch of...

    Richard Durrett

    Ron Washington stands by pinch-hit decisions after Rangers' Game 1 loss.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011
  8. Aggressive style on bases gives Texas Rangers a running start

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers steal an advantage with their aggressive baserunning style.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2011
  9. Nelson Cruz has cake, drives in six runs

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nelson Cruz celebrated his birthday in style Friday. After having cake on his birthday for only the second time in his life (that he can remember), Cruz went out and hit his 19th home run of the season and added a bases-clearing t...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  10. Josh Hamilton won't alter style of play

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A nearly six-week stay on the disabled list with a hairline fracture in his upper arm didn't alter Josh Hamilton's style of play his second game back in the lineup. In a memorable eighth inning on the bases around 1 a.m., Hamil...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  11. Josh Hamilton to tweak his style of play?

    Richard Durrett

    FRISCO, Texas -- Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton knows that part of the reason he was the 2010 AL MVP was that he has an all-around game. That includes an ability to swipe an extra base, making diving catches in the outfield and do whatever it takes...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  12. It's clear Nolan Ryan values Jon Daniels

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- There's a lot of talk about the difference of style and opinion between Chuck Greenberg and new CEO Nolan Ryan and co-chairs Ray Davis and Bob Simpson. But one thing that also seems obvious the last few weeks is how valuable Jon Da...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  13. Nelson Cruz works on altering running style

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Last year, Nelson Cruz had three separate stints on the disabled list and all of them were because of hamstring issues. He's doing everything he can this offseason to make sure he stays off that list in 2011. Cruz revealed last...

    Blog | January 24, 2011
  14. Hicks: Steinbrenner 'did it with tenacity'

    Richard Durrett

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Rangers owner Tom Hicks issued a statement about the passing of Yankees owner George Steinbrenner: "In his own unique style, George Steinbrenner built one of the finest Major League Baseball teams in the league, and he did it wi...

    Blog | July 13, 2010