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Dallas Morning News
Grant: Why Nelson Cruz is more like the Texas weather than any other Ranger
On Friday, when the Rangers went a season-worst 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position, Cruz stood out as the biggest of the one-night failures.
Sun May 19, 2013
What's Wrong With Will (Middlebrooks)?
May 4, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks bats in the 4th inning of the game against the Texas Rangers at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.
Sat May 18, 2013
Hold tight on that Moreland Express
Count me in that latter category, I must confess. I thought the real Mitch Moreland was the one we saw for three years and in the first three weeks of this season - a .264-hitting kind of guy, who couldn't hit lefties and infrequently drove in an important run.
MLB notes: Hamilton's drug use didn't cause allergies
Los Angeles Angels Josh Hamilton rounds third base before scoring on a hit by teammate Mark Trumbo against the Texas Rangers in the fifth inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Arlington, Texas April 7, 2013.
The Miami Herald
Cruz is biggest culprit as Rangers fail to deliver when it counts
And there are times like Friday night's 2-1 loss to Detroit when he gets dragged through the undertow.
Fri May 17, 2013
5 Bold Predictions for the Remainder of Angels' Season
The offseason addition of slugger Josh Hamilton to a lineup that already included Mike Trout and Albert Pujols put the Angels on a short list of World Series favorites, according to oddsmakers.
Leyland has utmost respect for Rangers
Jim Leyland doesn't want to make too much of a mid-May series between a couple of division-leading teams, but what the Rangers have accomplished over the past few years has earned them a new-found respect from the veteran major league manager.
Thu May 16, 2013
Dallas Morning News
Rangers GM Jon Daniels: Few pitchers can go 'off the reservation' by...
Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, of Japan, watches from the dugout rail during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Friday, April 6, 2012 in Arlington, Texas.
Major League Baseball
Pujols not blaming balky knee, foot for dip in power
Albert Pujols' surgically repaired right knee was feeling just fine until he played first base for 19 innings on April 29 in Oakland.
Wed May 15, 2013
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Dizziness, bright lights an issue for Hamilton
The best way Josh Hamilton can describe whatever it is he's going through right now is to simply say he's "off upstairs." On Monday night, the Angels' high-priced right fielder was pulled after six innings because of what manager Mike Scioscia originally deemed light-headedness. In a sense, that's true.
Moreland's Hot Bat Reaching Scorching Status
The Texas Rangers have had their fair share of guys who have put the offense on their respective backs for stretches of time over the past few years.
Josh Hamilton, the Biggest Dodged Bullet in Dallas Sports History, Says He's 'Off Upstairs'
By the time Josh Hamilton packed his bags and set off for the West Coast and a $125 million paycheck , no one was particularly sad to see him go.
Jered Weaver will need rehab starts, The Angels are giving up too many two-out runs and, what a Josh Hamilton strikezone looks like in constellation form.
Tue May 14, 2013
Angels hand Royals' Guthrie 1st loss
Albert Pujols , Howie Kendrick , Josh Hamilton and Mike Trout all homered off Jeremy Guthrie and the Los Angeles Angels handed the shell-shocked right-hander his first loss in a span of 19 starts with a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
Lone Star Ball
2013 Draft Profile -- Hunter Harvey Scouting Report
Believe it or not, the MLB Draft is less than a month away. The draft kicks off on June 6, 2013, and the Rangers are picking at #23 and #30 . With the draft coming up, I figured I'd offer some capsule profiles of players who appear in the mix for the Rangers with their first couple of picks, and who seem like the type of player the Rangers might ... (more)
Tuesday Halolinks: Joe Blanton Is A Historical Loser, So Are The Angels
It's getting so bad the fans are doing anything to get out of the stadium. - Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports A new week, the same results.
The Jackson Sun
Too late for three preseason favorites to make a run?
Matt Kemp and the Dodgers didn't foresee the start of the season to be like this.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Winnipeg Free Press
Rangers' Ryan: Speculation about his future lingered because he needed time to understand role
Nolan Ryan says he let speculation about his future with the Texas Rangers go on for weeks because he "needed to visit" with owners Bob Simpson and Ray Davis to get a better understanding of his role in the front office.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Bay Area Baseball: A's injury updates on Crisp, Young, Reddick; plus lineups
With an entire outfield worth of A's on the disabled list -- plus their opening day starter -- manager Bob Melvin's first pre-game session in the home dugout at the Coliseum since the team's 3-7 road trip was a laundry list of injury updates.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Oakland Athletics - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH The Athletics' last view of the Rangers came on the final day of the 2012 season, when Oakland beat Texas to take the AL West title.