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  1. Extra Bases: Williams solid in debut

    Randy Jennings

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jerome Williams said it isn't his style to nitpick around the strike zone. The 32-year-old right-hander prefers to go right at an opponent, even if the team in the other dugout is the explosive Oakland Athletics. "That was m...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  2. Ron Washington's unique management meets challenge with ravaged T...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    His unorthodox style has been successful, but Ron Washington has big challenges with the Texas Rangers in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Rangers can't run their way to another win

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Much will be made of the Texas Rangers' aggressive baserunning this season -- the pros and cons of it -- a style they've prided themselves on for all seven seasons Ron Washington has been the club's manager. Monday night will n...

    Blog | October 01, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 5, Orioles 1

    Jeff Caplan

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ryan Dempster put aside whatever the personal reason was he didn't cross the northern border over the weekend and crafted his finest performance since joining the Texas Rangers to get this 10-game homestand started in style. In hi...

    Blog | August 20, 2012
  7. Vintage Roy Oswalt shows up Athletics in Rangers win

    Roy Oswalt used his wide-ranging repertoire to baffle Oakland's batters and beat the Athletics for the first time, leading the Texas Rangers to a 6-1 victory Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  8. Bryce Harper has surprised players and scouts with two things sin...

    Buster Olney

    For all of his style and flair and bravado, Bryce Harper has surprised players and scouts with two things since making his debut for the Washington Nationals, as Buster Olney writes.

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2012
  9. Ron Washington wants the Texas Rangers running

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    Ron Washington has changed the way the Rangers approach the game, and general manager Jon Daniels has provided the athletes to play Washington's style. Remember when the Rangers used to be the epitome of a station-to-station team, forever waiting ...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  10. Predictions for 2012, Oscar-style

    David Schoenfield

    Too much serious stuff around here. Let's tackle something a little more fun and lighthearted -- predictions for 2012, using Academy Award categories. Best Cinematography Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers Jacoby Ellsbury, Boston Red Sox Matt Kemp, ...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  11. 'MLB 2K12' shows off its signature style

    Jon Robinson

    When 2K Sports started development on "MLB 2K12," one of the main focuses was adding new animations to the game's engine. Producers were looking to improve everything from the way the catcher calls a game from behind the plate to the way a hard-charg...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2012
  12. Boston Red Sox interview Bobby Valentine about managerial job

    The Boston Red Sox interviewed ESPN baseball analyst and former big league manager Bobby Valentine for their vacant managerial job on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2011
  13. 2011 MLB -- Players make their own on-field decisions

    Doug Glanville

    As bad as Albert Pujols looked after Game 5 in the WS, players make judgment calls on the field all the time, and should.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  14. 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
  15. Bullpen wrap: Job gets done, family style

    Jeff Caplan

    DETROIT -- In the hallway outside the Texas Rangers' celebratory clubhouse and away from the media horde, catcher Mike Napoli wrapped his burly, tattooed arms around the tall, lanky frame of flamethrower Alexi Ogando. They embraced for a few momen...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  16. 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