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  1. Joey Butler says the promotion is humbling

    Calvin Watkins

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Joey Butler stood at his stall in the visitors clubhouse surprised to see a gaggle of reporters surrounding him. Welcome to the big leagues, kid. Well, Butler is no kid -- at 27, he's been in Triple-A for three seasons and go...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
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  3. Teammates quick to support Nelson Cruz

    Calvin Watkins

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The day started quietly with Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington hitting ground balls to good friend and Los Angeles Angels first-base coach Alfredo Griffin with fewer than 100 people in the stadium. It continued when slugger N...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  4. Ron Washington was once in Cruz's shoes

    Calvin Watkins

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- In the spring of 2010, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington apologized to his team for failing a drug test for cocaine during the 2009 season. Washington asked for forgiveness and promised it would never happen again. The Ran...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  5. Ron Washington will speak to team about Nelson Cruz

    Calvin Watkins

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Rangers manager Ron Washington said he'll speak with the team about slugger Nelson Cruz's suspension prior to opening their three-game series with the Angels on Monday. Cruz was suspended for the rest of the regular season, 50 g...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  6. The Scott Van Pelt Show on ESPN Radio: Show Preview August 13, 20...

    Monday, Ryen Russillo and Bram Weinstein host from the Bristol, CT studios. They'll welcome ESPN MLB analyst Rick Sutcliffe (2:30 p.m. ET), the host of this very show Scott Van Pelt (2:45), ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins (3:15) and ESPN NFL analyst ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  7. Yu Darvish honored by All-Star consideration

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers are sending a franchise-record seven players to the All-Star game July 10, but right-handed starter Yu Darvish is in the running to make it eight. Darvish was on the bad end of the Rangers' 3-1 loss to the Oakland A...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  8. Yu Darvish is good but gets the loss

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It was Yu Darvish's last start at Ranger Ballpark before a weekend appearance in Minneapolis and maybe a trip to Kansas City for the July 10 All-Star game. Sunday night, the rookie right-hander was at times dominant, gritty, an...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  9. Buzz: Derek Holland could return this week

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Left-handed starter Derek Holland will make a rehab start in Round Rock on Monday. If all goes well, there's a chance he could return to the starting rotation this week. Holland (5-4, 5.10 ERA) has been on the disabled list sin...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  10. Tanner Scheppers gets first save

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Joe Nathan, the Rangers closer, had pitched three consecutive days, and setup man Mike Adams had pitched in four of the last five games. It left manager Ron Washington and pitching coach Mike Maddux with an issue. Who closes ou...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 4, Athletics 3

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers extended their winning streak to four games with a four-run rally in the eighth inning for a 4-3 victory Friday night. The Rangers trailed 2-0 until the eighth when they exploded with a three-run triple by Craig ...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  12. Texas Rangers replace announcer Dave Barnett with Matt Hicks for ...

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers announced on Friday that Matt Hicks will replace Dave Barnett broadcast team for an undetermined length of time.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  13. Martin Perez to make first start Saturday

    Richard Durrett and Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers announced that Martin Perez will make his first major league start Saturday against the Oakland Athletics. The club had spent the last few days deciding which young pitcher would slide into that slot. Perez...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  14. 2012 MLB All-Star Game -- Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish doesn'...

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers' $60 million Japanese import, right-hander Yu Darvish, said Friday despite being tied for the AL lead in wins (10) and fourth in strikeouts (106), he's not deserving of an All-Star bid.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  15. Buzz: Bullpen getting extra work

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- With injuries to three starting pitchers, the Rangers bullpen has gotten extra work. The Rangers are without Neftali Feliz, Derek Holland and Colby Lewis. And relief pitchers Alexi Ogando and Koji Uehara are also on the disabled l...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  16. Texas Rangers' Martin Perez to make first career start Saturday a...

    Richard Durrett and Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers announced that Martin Perez will make his first major league start on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  17. Rangers rediscover groove at home

    Calvin Watkins

    The Rangers are in first place in the AL West at 31-18 and have a 6 1/2 game lead. They had been spinning their wheels a week ago when they lost two of three games in Seattle and six of 10 overall. Then the Rangers came home. All of a sudden th...

    Blog | May 29, 2012