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  1. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 14, A's 8

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 14-8 on Monday night in the first game of a three-game series in Oakland, California. Some quick thoughts: How it happened: The Rangers scored six runs in the fourth inning on five hits, includi...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  2. Rangers' trainer headed to All-Star Game

    Richard Durrett

    Perhaps no one needs a vacation more than Texas Rangers head athletic trainer Kevin Harmon. But the honor of serving as an athletic trainer at the All-Star Game next month at Target Field in Minnesota will prevent that, at least temporarily. Maybe...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  3. Elvis Andrus must keep igniting sparks

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- If the Texas Rangers are to continue hanging around in a crowded race for an American League wild-card spot and even stay in range of the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics, Elvis Andrus must be a big reason why. This has not be...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Athletics 12, Rangers 1

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Oakland Athletics completed a sweep of the Texas Rangers, beating up starter Robbie Ross in a monster third inning, eventually winning 12-1. Some quick thoughts: How it happened: A seven-run third inning decided things. Ros...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  5. Quick adjustments help propel A's to win

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Boy, these Oakland Athletics sure are quick learners, aren't they? Less than a week ago, Martin Perez baffled the A's hitters in a masterful three-hit, complete-game shutout. His devastating changeup and two-seam fastball kept ...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Athletics 9, Rangers 3

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 on Tuesday, clinching the three-game series. They'll have a chance at a sweep -- something the Rangers did to them in Oakland last week -- on Wednesday. Some quick thoughts: How ...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  7. Extra Bases: More zeroes for Martin Perez?

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Martin Perez isn't concerned about whether he has to dramatically alter his approach Tuesday, when he's slated to face the Oakland Athletics for the second time in a week. "I want to throw the ball down and try to get hitters, ...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  8. 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
  9. Rapid Reaction: Athletics 4, Rangers 0

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Oakland Athletics scored four runs off Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish and Sonny Gray held the Rangers' offense down in a 4-0 victory. Some quick thoughts: How it happened: Darvish was off his game. The fastball command wasn't...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  10. Texas Rangers can still contend for AL West

    Richard Durrett

    Injuries have tempered expectations, but the Rangers can still contend for the AL West title.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  11. Texas Rangers trade Craig Gentry to Oakland Athletics as part of ...

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers wanted more power in the outfield and the Oakland Athletics wanted more defense, so the clubs swapped outfielders with speedster Craig Gentry going to the A's in exchange for Texas native Michael Choice as part of a four-player trade.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  12. Texas Rangers agree with infielder Adam Rosales

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms with infielder Adam Rosales on a one-year deal worth $750,000 for the 2014 season.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  13. Time to focus on wild card (and a clutch hit)

    Richard Durrett

    It was an opportunity for the Texas Rangers to get right up on the rear bumper of the Oakland Athletics and wave in their rearview mirror, but the three-game weekend series instead allowed the A's to essentially lap the Rangers. For those hoping f...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  14. 2013 forecast -- Texas Rangers should be in wild-card hunt

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers should compete in the AL West and grab a wild-card berth.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  15. Texas Rangers GM: Josh Hamilton not to blame, but contributed to ...

    Richard Durrett

    While the Texas Rangers are ready to move on after Josh Hamilton's error, general manager Jon Daniels confirmed Thursday that his star slugger didn't play his best down the stretch.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2012
  16. Josh Hamilton on drop: 'I just missed it'

    Richard Durrett

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton said he just messed up on what should have been a routine fly ball to center field that he dropped, allowing the Oakland Athletics to score two runs and break a tie score in Wednesday's AL Wes...

    Blog | October 03, 2012