Saturday Jun 15
Rangers notes: Hitting coach wants better at-bats from struggling hitters
Injuries to key contributors have kept the Texas Rangers' offense from being as dynamic as it can be, and so have some of the pitchers they have been facing this month.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Lone Star Ball
De-bunking a couple of David Murphy Myths
Is David Murphy the Michael Young of the 2013 Rangers -- the player Ron Washington is starting every day despite poor performance? Something I've seen on Twitter and in the comments here at LSB of late is the theory that David Murphy is the 2013 version of Michael Young from last year.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Phillies manager Charlie Manuel gets defensive about his cleanup hitter
In fact, Charlie Manuel hasn't penciled Howard's name in any spot but fourth in his starting lineup in nearly 5 years.
Lindblom Set For Another Start
When the Texas Rangers traded veteran face-of-the-franchise Michael Young to Philadelphia in the off-season, they didn't do it with the thought that the return for Young would have an impact on their season relatively early, and potentially often.
Texas Rangers' 5 Players Who Should Be All-Stars
The Texas Rangers have continued to impress as an organization over the last few years, even after the departure of familiar faces like Michael Young, C.J. Wilson, Mike Napoli and Josh Hamilton over that time frame.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Let's Go Tribe
MLB Final Score/Recap: Texas Rangers 6, Cleveland Indians 3
So the Indians lost again, and again couldn't get to a pitcher that on paper they should have gotten to.
The Daily Journal
Stuck in neutral
The Phillies have been a frustrating pile of experienced players with winning pasts that just can't seem to put anything together 64 games into the 2013 season.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Berkman Searching For Swing
Lance Berkman was brought in over the winter with the hope he would help replace the production of Josh Hamilton, who departed for the rival Angels.
Let's Go Tribe
Cleveland Indians Series Preview: Texas Rangers, June 10-June 12
The Tribe try to finish this roadtrip without plunging further below the median mark by taking on the AL West favorite Texas Rangers .
Sun Jun 09, 2013
WLFI-TV West Lafayette
Back to the big leagues
Former Harrison Raider and Purdue Boilermaker Josh Lindblom will make the second Major League start of his career on Monday when he toes the rubber against the Cleveland Indians.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
The News Journal
Phils select Calif. shortstop at 16th
In the week leading up to Thursday's first round of the MLB Draft, Phillies officials indicated they'd likely go for a more polished and major league ready player rather than a high school project with the 16th overall pick.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
The Daily Journal
3B Young bats leadoff
The last time 36-year-old Michael Young hit leadoff, he was just 27 and in his fourth full season in the major leagues.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
The News Journal
Michael Young back with team
Michael Young doesn't remember much of last Tuesday's 3-1 win in Boston. He actually homered over the Green Monster that day, but that didn't matter.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
El Paso Times
Steady Davis gets into a HR groove for Orioles
Chris Davis is living up to the nickname he was tagged with five years ago during his rookie season with the Texas Rangers.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
The Pennant Races Are Here
Memorial Day has always meant the true start of the pennant races; it just so happens that it coincides with the one-third point of the season, and by now some trends are clear, early leaders have been established, and there are unexpected surprises, both hopeful and disappointing.
Mon May 27, 2013
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Hamilton isn't surprised by Rangers' hot start
Josh Hamilton doesn't really stay up to date with what's going on in baseball. He doesn't watch MLB Network, he doesn't scroll Twitter for updates -- heck, he doesn't even have Internet access on his cell phone.
The Art Of Being Trolled By Evan Grant, And Texas Loses Finale In Seattle
Sunday afternoon's 13-inning, 4-3 loss to the Mariners could probably be argued for as the worst of 2013, but it has a lot less to do with the way - Nick Tepesch pitched a very strong game that, sans one mistake to Kendrys Morales , could have looked very good.
Sat May 25, 2013
6 recent Philadelphia Phillies' transactions are worth reviewing
The Philadelphia Phillies are no longer a dominant team. That's an undeniable fact.
Fri May 24, 2013
Ranking the 8 MLB Clubhouses with the Best Chemistry
No matter which term you prefer, there's something to be said about a group of guys that all mesh within the clubhouse.
Thu May 23, 2013
Rangers Recall Josh Lindblom; Derek Lowe Designated for Assignment
Arlington, Texas The Texas Rangers announced this afternoon that the club recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Lindblom - pronounced LIND-bluhm - from Triple-A Round Rock.