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  1. Pregame Notes: Feliz will close today

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- It's official, at least for one day, but the Rangers will make Neftali Feliz the closer for Thursday afternoon's game against the New York Yankees. The Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria on Wednesday night to the Detroit Tigers for two...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
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  3. Neftali Feliz of Texas Rangers in closer role Thursday

    Calvin Watkins

    At least for one day, the Texas Rangers have anointed Neftali Feliz as their closer.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  4. Extra Bases: Colby makes his debut

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- Rangers right-hander Colby Lewis gets the call in the finale of this four-game series against the Yankees on Thursday afternoon. Lewis will make his first appearance at the new Yankee Stadium. "I faced them a couple of times in the ...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  5. New closer could be the old one

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- Joakim Soria is gone. Soria, the Texas Rangers' closer, was traded Wednesday night to the Detroit Tigers for two pitching prospects expected to make a big-league roster soon. With Soria now becoming a setup man in Detroit, manager ...

    Blog | July 24, 2014
  6. Rain-delay issues upset Rangers

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- The Texas Rangers were irritated with Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night. A tremendous downpour forced the Rangers-Yankees game to be called after a 1-hour, 49-minute rain delay that had all sorts of problems. "It doesn't seem right,...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  7. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 2, Rangers 1

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- After a 1-hour, 49-minute rain delay, the game between the Texas Rangers and New York Yankees was called. Because the game went the required five innings, the Yankees were credited with the 2-1 victory on Wednesday night. Darvish fa...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  8. Yankees grounds crew struggles in rain

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- The Yankee Stadium grounds crew struggled to get the tarp on the field in a hard rain storm in the bottom of the fifth inning of the Yankees-Rangers game Wednesday night. After loud thunder was heard over the stadium several times, it ...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  9. Texas Rangers deal closer Joakim Soria to Detroit Tigers

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night for two pitching prospects.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  10. Pregame notes: No regrets over bullpen use

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- In Tuesday's 14-inning loss, manager Ron Washington used all seven relief pitchers and was left to summon Friday's scheduled starter, Nick Tepesch, in the last inning. Washington said Roman Mendez, who threw 34 pitches Tuesday, would be u...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  11. Alex Rios of Texas Rangers back in lineup after missing three gam...

    Calvin Watkins

    Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios returned to the lineup Wednesday after missing the last three games with a sprained right ankle suffered in his first at-bat last Saturday in Toronto against the Blue Jays.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  12. Yu Darvish looking to build momentum

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- Quality starts have been difficult for the Rangers in what is looking like a lost season. In the first two games of this series with the Yankees, Miles Mikolas and Nick Martinez have performed well. Before the Yankees series, Rangers s...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  13. Base Hits: Nick Tepesch is good for Friday

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- With his bullpen taxed, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington was left with no choice but to use Friday's starter, Nick Tepesch, in the 14th inning of Tuesday night's loss to the New York Yankees. Washington had used everyone in the bul...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  14. Rangers' bullpen is poised until end

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- The bullpen was used up. It went eight innings of relief, and Rangers manager Ron Washington had no choice but to use Friday's starter, Nick Tepesch, in the 14th inning of Tuesday night's nearly five-hour contest against the New York Y...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  15. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 2, Rangers 1 (F/14)

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- The Texas Rangers had two great escapes, a dramatic home run and a heartbreaking loss. Newly acquired Chase Headley singled in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 14th inning to give the New York Yankees a 2-1 victory over the Ra...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  16. Yu Darvish's thoughts on pitching

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- The ace of the Texas Rangers' staff is normally guarded with his comments with reporters. During the All-Star break, Yu Darvish revealed his thoughts about the game, raising questions about how pitchers are trained in the big leagues, ...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  17. Pregame notes: Rios close to returning

    Calvin Watkins

    NEW YORK -- Right fielder Alex Rios (sprained right ankle) ran the bases before Tuesday's game and hit in the batting cages. Rios, who has missed the last two games and expected to be absent for Tuesday's contest, said he's ready to play. "I thin...

    Blog | July 22, 2014