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Monday Apr 14 | The Jackson Sun

MLB's injury plague hits home for these 5 teams

Baseball's injury situation is bordering on a plague. Nearly five full teams - 120 players - are on the disabled list, thinning rosters and testing depth early.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Adrian Beltre, Texas Rangers, Josh Hamilton

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Good Phight

Phillies Defense Is Costing Them Games

The Phillies defense helped to cost them yet another game on this young season, this time a 9-4 loss to the Brewers at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Baseball Players, Ryan Howard, Kyle Kendrick, Little League, Marlon Byrd

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Grant: Stop pining for Michael Young to return to lineup, but he could be back in other ways

APRIL 7: Jonathan Herrera #10 of the Boston Red Sox gets help from Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers after making a catch in the ninth inning at Fenway Park on April 7, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Elvis Andrus, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Gosselin: First month will be all about survival for Rangers

Here's an aerial shot of the flyover before the Philadelphia Phillies vs. the Texas Rangers season opening baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Monday, March 31, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Phillies Notes: Asche on bench after scoring 4 runs in opener

More than a decade passed after Scott Rolen's departure from the Phillies until they bred their next homegrown third baseman, and that made Cody Asche's opening day a significant one before he even stepped to the plate Monday at Globe Life Park.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cody Asche, David Bell, Placido Polanco

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Dugout Journal: Phillies' Ryne Sandberg experiences first opener as a manager

First purchase of the new frozen beers. UNT student Mitch Sackett, 21, was one of four buyers in a matter of 15 minutes, ready with his $7.50.


Related Topix: Sports

Major League Baseball

Andrus sets Rangers' Opening Day record

That's a new Rangers record for shortstops. Toby Harrah had five straight Opening Day starts at shortstop from 1972-76, and Michael Young did so from 2004-08.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Colby Lewis, Sammy Sosa, Major League Baseball

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Rangers embrace baseball math: 84 is the new 10

Players grow old. Batting averages turn sour. Yesterday's local hero is tomorrow's free agent, signing a contract with the other side.


Related Topix: Sports, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Elvis Andrus, Ian Kinsler, Mike Napoli, Josh Hamilton

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Five men to be on the lookout for at Texas Rangers spring training camp

As the Texas Rangers scramble to fill holes in their regular lineup with just seven days to go before spring training, the team is scouring waivers, minor league opt outs and teams willing to deal extra players.


Related Topix: Sports, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Jurickson Profar, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre, Kevin Frandsen

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Black Sunday calls out buzzards for Rangers

After six weeks of whistling in the spring training dark, the Texas Rangers' injury bug turned into a buzzard Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Yu Darvish, Jurickson Profar, Ian Kinsler, Matt Harrison

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The News Tribune

Cubs could profit from Rangers' way with talent

In addition to providing the Cubs with much-needed prospects in exchange for hired guns such as Matt Garza and Ryan Dempster, many of the Cubs' newcomers praise their former organization for preparing them for a shot at the majors.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Matt Garza, Ryan Dempster, Adrian Beltre, Mike Napoli