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  1. Gallo loses HR title, continues development

    Calvin Watkins

    The minor league home run crown will go to Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant, who hit his 43rd of the season Monday night for Triple-A Iowa. What about Frisco's Joey Gallo? Well, the 20-year-old who won the minor league home run title last seas...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  2. W2W4: Rangers at Royals

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers and the Kansas City Royals play a three-game set to start September. The Royals are in the pennant chase, while the Rangers have a chance to play spoiler. Here's a preview: What's up with the Royals? Kansas City leads the AL C...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  3. Rangers have more questions about closer Neftali Feliz

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- In the search to find a closer for 2015, Neftali Feliz continues to have more questions about his abilities for the Texas Rangers. Sunday afternoon, manager Ron Washington asked Feliz to escape a jam that was created by setup man Neal C...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  4. Rapid Reaction: Astros 3, Rangers 2

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The best of the Texas Rangers bullpen couldn't maintain a one-run lead on Sunday afternoon. Setup man Neal Cotts allowed a game-tying homer, and closer Neftali Feliz gave up the go-ahead single. The Rangers didn't produce enough runs...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  5. Five no-hit innings on four hours' sleep

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The journey for a no-hitter took a strange turn for Texas Rangers left-hander Robbie Ross on Saturday night. He arrived in Dallas from Austin at 3 a.m. Saturday to catch a 9 a.m. flight. He landed in plenty of time for his spot start ag...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  6. Rapid Reaction: Astros 2, Rangers 0

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- It hasn't been determined whether left-handed starter Robbie Ross Jr. will cherish this Saturday night. The hug he received from Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington in the dugout was probably a sign it meant something to Ross. Ross lef...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  7. Texas Rangers' Derek Holland activated, to make season debut Tues...

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers activated left-handed starter Derek Holland from the 60-day disabled list on Saturday afternoon. Holland has missed all of the season recovering from left knee surgery.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2014
  8. Extra Bases: Michael Choice finds his swing

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington threw batting practice Friday night and noticed something was different about left fielder Michael Choice. He had a different swing in BP than in games. After he was recalled from Triple-A Round R...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  9. Roster numbers add to Washington's pain

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The manager sat in his chair, legs crossed, and explained his pain very calmly. On Friday night, Ron Washington used his 59th player of 2014, first baseman Ryan Rua, tying a major league record. In about four days, the Texas Rangers wil...

    Blog | August 30, 2014
  10. Rangers scratch Miles Mikolas from Saturday's start, call up Robb...

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The Texas Rangers scratched Saturday's starter, Miles Mikolas, because of shoulder fatigue after their 13-6 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Left-hander Robbie Ross will be recalled from Triple-A Round Rock to replace Mi...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  11. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 13, Astros 6

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Friday night that right-hander Scott Baker's time as a starter was over. Derek Holland returning and the development of younger pitchers are more important. Well, Baker is on a pretty good ho...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  12. Adduci to seven-day DL; team ties record

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- The Texas Rangers placed first baseman/outfielder Jim Adduci on the seven-day concussion disabled list Friday. Adduci hit his head making a sliding catch in the fourth inning of Thursday night's loss to the Houston Astros. Adduci hit h...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  13. Texas Rangers tie MLB record with 59 players used in a season

    Calvin Watkins

    Ryan Rua will become the 59th player used by the Texas Rangers this season, tying a major-league record.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  14. Adrian Beltre still fighting for batting title

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Adrian Beltre stood in front of his locker trying to figure out why a few reporters wanted to speak with him on a Thursday night. One of the few bright spots on this Texas Rangers team, Beltre pulled his bats out of their bag while down...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  15. Rapid Reaction: Astros 4, Rangers 2

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- It was one of those situations when Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington needed to see a few things from his pitchers. He wanted consistency from 25-year-old starter Nick Tepesch and to check out how 24-year-old reliever Roman Mendez de...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  16. Pregame notes: Martin leads off again

    Calvin Watkins

    HOUSTON -- Leonys Martin was in the leadoff spot for the 11th time this season Thursday night for the Texas Rangers' series opener against the Houston Astros. Batting leadoff in Wednesday's game at Seattle, Martin went 3-for-5 with a two-run home ...

    Blog | August 28, 2014