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  1. Pained Ron Washington trying to move on

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- This isn't the Ron Washington we're used to seeing. Normally the baseball lifer speaks in a rapid-fire tone with a carton of smokes sitting nearby. You see a can of air freshener behind him to cover the smell of cigarettes in a st...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. Rangers scouting Cuban OF Yasmani Tomas

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers will be among several, if not all, major league teams watching the workout of Cuban defector Yasmani Tomas in the Dominican Republic this weekend. With the Rangers in need of a right fielder if they don't pick up Alex Rios' $13 m...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  3. Ron Washington to issue statement today

    Calvin Watkins

    DALLAS -- Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington, who stunned the club with his resignation Sept. 5 citing personal reasons, will issue a statement Thursday afternoon regarding his departure. Club officials said they've known for weeks that W...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  4. Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington asks for forgiveness ...

    Calvin Watkins

    Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Thursday that he resigned earlier this month because he was "not true to my wife."

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  5. Texas Rangers OF Shin-Soo Choo to undergo ankle surgery

    Calvin Watkins

    Texas Rangers left fielder Shin-Soo Choo will undergo surgery Wednesday on his left ankle for a cartilage tear.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  6. Beltre nominated for Clemente Award

    Calvin Watkins

    Third baseman Adrian Beltre is the Texas Rangers' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award. The award recognizes a player who represents the game through positive contributions on and off the field. Wednesday is the 13th annual Roberto Clemente ...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  7. Levine withdraws from Arizona GM search

    Calvin Watkins

    Thad Levine, the Texas Rangers' assistant general manager, has withdrawn his name for the vacant GM job with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Levine, who has been the No. 2 man to Jon Daniels the last nine seasons, spoke with Arizona's chief baseball off...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  8. Rangers rookies play dress-up

    Calvin Watkins

    The Texas Rangers are set to embark on their final road trip of the season, a six-game California swing starting Tuesday night in Oakland and ending Sunday in Anaheim. As part of an annual tradition on most baseball teams, the Rangers' rookies ha...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  9. Derek Holland makes his case for 2015

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - This is the Derek Holland the Texas Rangers have missed for nearly five months. We have seen quality efforts from Yu Darvish and Colby Lewis this season and inconsistency from a bunch of young kids and spot starters. Holland,...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  10. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 2, Braves 1

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The runs are hard to obtain these days for the Texas Rangers. Just eight runs came across during the previous four games. The Rangers lost three of them. The offense was challenged again Friday night, but for a change, the R...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  11. Pregame notes: Baker scratched from start

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers scratched spot starter Scott Baker from Saturday's scheduled outing against the Braves because of triceps tendinitis in his right elbow. Lisalverto Bonilla will take his turn and become the 15th different pitch...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  12. W2W4: Braves at Rangers

    Calvin Watkins

    The last interleague series of the season for the Texas Rangers starts Friday night when the Atlanta Braves visit Globe Life Park. Here's a preview: What's up with the Braves? Their slim playoff hopes continue on this nine-game road trip where ...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  13. Rangers don't back down to Trout

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- This is what you have to handle if you're a young pitcher like Nick Martinez and a young slugger like Mike Trout: Pitching inside. Martinez, who fell to 3-11 after the Texas Rangers' 7-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Thursd...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  14. Pregame notes: Bronze Star for bench coach

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas - Prior to Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Angels, Texas Rangers bench coach Bobby Jones will be presented with the Bronze Star. Jones finished his tour of service for the U.S. Army in 1971 as a section chief in a 105 mill...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  15. Nick Tepesch still learning

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The first inning was the worst for Texas Rangers starter Nick Tepesch on Wednesday. He gave up two runs, the first coming on an RBI triple by Albert Pujols, who sent a shot down the right-field line. Tepesch then allowed an...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  16. Rapid Reaction: Angels 8, Rangers 1

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- When you get a steady pitching effort -- and that doesn't happen often for the Texas Rangers -- you need to drive in runs. That has been a problem of late sometimes. The Los Angeles Angels defeated the Rangers 8-1 on Wednesd...

    Blog | September 10, 2014