Despite Miggy's three HRs, Tigers outslugged
Miguel Cabrera blasting three home runs and Prince Fielder delivering a bases-clearing double would normally mean a Tigers win.
Mon May 20, 2013
A's at Rangers Monday
Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp steals second base against Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus in the first inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Monday, May 20, 2013.
MLB Power Rankings: Week 7
May 19, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus and Leonys Martin after Murphy hit a three run home run against the Detroit Tigers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
Dallas Morning News
Grant: Mountain of setbacks can't do Rangers in during series finale with Detroit
Texas left fielder David Murphy is greeted at home plate by teammates Leonys Martin and Elvis Andrus after Miurphy clubbed a three-run homer in the sixth inning to give Texas an 8-7 lead during the Detroit Tigers vs.
Dallas Morning News
Jurickson Profar to play regularly for Texas Rangers in Ian Kinsler's absence
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Sunday that he will use just-recalled INF Jurickson Profar, the club's top prospect, regularly while 2B Ian Kinsler is on the DL.
Sun May 19, 2013
Lindblom ready for first start in major leagues
Josh Lindblom never expected to start in the big leagues. He always viewed himself as a reliever at the highest level and didn't fully commit to starting.
Holland looks to maintain season-long consistency
In a rotation with two rookie right-handers and a converted reliever, Rangers left-hander Derek Holland has become increasingly important to his team.
Kinsler out of lineup; Murphy hits second
Ian Kinsler was out of the Rangers' lineup for the second straight game with sore ribs Saturday night and with Elvis Andrus bumped up into the leadoff spot again, manager Ron Washington made the surprising move of inserting struggling left fielder David Murphy into the No.
Sat May 18, 2013
Anibal Sanchez rocked as Tigers fall to Rangers
Justin Verlander's 2.2 innings, meet Anibal Sanchez's 2.2 innings. Just don't say "nice to know you." In a 7-2 loss to the Texas Ranges on Saturday night, Sanchez lasted exactly as long as Verlander did Thursday night.
Andrus stars as Rangers down Tigers
Elvis Andrus had a career-high five hits to go with three runs scored and two RBI as the Texas Rangers downed the Detroit Tigers, 7-2, at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Saturday.
Fri May 17, 2013
Lindblom to start Monday's opener against A's
The Rangers acquired Josh Lindblom from the Phillies this winter as a reliever, but when he did not make the team in Spring Training, the club sent him to Triple-A Round Rock to become a starter.
Three stars: Detroit Tigers' Don Kelly makes most of extra...
Detroit Tigers' Don Kelly is congratulated by third-base coach Tom Brookens after hitting a home run against the Texas Rangers in the third inning Thursday.
Thu May 16, 2013
Justin Verlander allows eight runs in loss to Rangers
Then again, that's what happens when your ace, your All-Star, your Justin Verlander, has one of the worst starts - not to mention, the worst inning - of his career.
Rangers vs Tigers
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander goes into the team's dugout after being taken out of the game in the third inning during the Detroit Tigers game with the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas.
Coco Crisp back, but Brett Anderson's return delayed
Coco Crisp was reinstated today and is back atop the A's lineup - a significant development for Oakland, which always functions best with both Crisp and Yoenis Cespedes in the order.
Recap: Hopefully You Didn't Watch This Game; A's Lose 6-2
Every so often, A's fans are blessed with the opportunity to watch a weekday day game.
Wed May 15, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Bay Area baseball blog: Cruz hurts A's with glove, bat in 6-2 loss; Straily up and down
Dan Straily's early wildness helped the Rangers take an early lead in their 6-2 win over the A's this afternoon.
Wednesday's Rangers-A's lineups: Robinson Chirinos at catcher
In a move that manager Ron Washington said on Tuesdaywas coming, Robinson Chirinos will make his second start for the Rangers at catcher and Geovany Soto will sit for a day game following a night game.
Tue May 14, 2013
A.J. Pierzynski says he's ready to return to Rangers' lineup
A.J. Pierzynski has declared himself fit to return to the Texas Rangers' lineup, but there's one fairly significant problem.
Head-to-Head Risers and Fallers for Week 7
Alex Kantecki identifies three risers and three fallers in head-to-head points leagues, including Mitch Moreland, Jhonny Peralta and Drew Smyly.