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  1. Ron Washington, Tony La Russa round out All-Star Game staffs

    Richard Durrett

    All-Star Game managers Ron Washington and Tony La Russa named their staffs Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  2. Ron Washington looks forward to ASG vs. Tony La Russa

    Richard Durrett

    Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that Tony La Russa will come out of retirement to manage the National League All-Stars in the 2012 All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. That news pleased Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington, who w...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  3. Texas Rangers to tweak bullpen involved in Game 5 gaffe

    Richard Durrett

    The Rangers are making some changes to their park, including fixing the controversial vistor's bullpen.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  4. Rapid Reaction: Cardinals 6, Rangers 2

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals won Game 7 of the World Series, coming back from 3-2 down in the series -- and twice being a strike away from losing in Game 6 to the Texas Rangers -- to win their 11th title. Some quick thoughts (more to come fro...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  5. Rapid Reaction: Cardinals 10, Rangers 9

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- Wow. In an incredible game full of lead changes and back-and-forth action (it's easy to forget about the spotty defense thanks to the last few innings, isn't it?), the Cardinals pulled out an amazing 10-9 victory in 11 innings to extend ...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  6. Game 6 lineups: Rangers vs. Cardinals

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- As expected, Rangers manager Ron Washington has Craig Gentry is in center field and batting ninth, shifting Josh Hamilton to left. Michael Young is at first base. St. Louis skipper Tony La Russa moved Lance Berkman to the cleanup spot, h...

    Blog | October 27, 2011
  7. La Russa: Albert Pujols called hit and run

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols called the hit and run in the seventh inning of Game 5, manager Tony La Russa confirmed on Tuesday. "I trust Albert," La Russa said. "He's one of the best I've ever been around in putting the ball in pl...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  8. Fans cause confusion on bullpen changes

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Whether it was defeaning roars of "NA-PO-LI!" or the decibel level steadily increasing as the Texas Rangers tied Game 5 and then stood poised to take the lead, the noise impacted the bullpen's ability to hear manager Tony La Russa...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  9. Manager's moment: No walks in 9th

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- Tony La Russa was faced with some tough choices in the ninth inning of Game 2. After a blooper by Ian Kinsler (Michael Young called it a lawn dart), a two-strike single by Elvis Andrus and a botched play by Albert Pujols when he failed t...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  10. Manager's moment: Pinch hitters

    Richard Durrett

    ST. LOUIS -- The bench played a critical role in the outcome of Game 1 of the World Series. And both managers had opportunities late in the game to use them. St. Louis skipper Tony La Russa took starter Chris Carpenter out of the game and sent up ...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  11. Texas Rangers, AL can't overcome ragged start to All-Star Game

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers, AL never had much of a shot after ragged start to All-Star Game.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  12. Justin Verlander, Matt Cain to start All-Star Game

    Richard Durrett

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- American League manager Ron Washington made it official today that Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander will start the All-Star Game. National League manager Tony LaRussa has tabbed Matt Cain to start for the NL. Verlander, ...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  13. Dazzling Dozen: Napoli's Game 5 double

    Richard Durrett

    We've arrived at No. 1 in our Dazzling Dozen. Some of you won't agree with our choice and that just shows how many memorable moments this team had in 2011. Any of our top 4, really, could have been No. 1. No. 1: Mike Napoli's two-run double in Gam...

    Blog | November 24, 2011
  14. 2011 World Series - Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton, Michael Young d...

    Richard Durrett

    The goal is to win, and Josh Hamilton and Michael Young did what they had to do.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2011
  15. 2011 World Series -- Texas Rangers, St. Louis Cardinals mirror ea...

    Richard Durrett

    Bullpens, deep lineups define identical Series combatants Rangers, Cardinals.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011