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Lewis Continues Promising Stretch
Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Los Angeles Angels in the top of the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on September 9, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. Colby Lewis was once again good on Sunday.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
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Ron Washington, one of my all-time favorite sports characters and people, obviously did the wrong thing. How wrong, I don't know.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Rangers win as Professor Holland limits damage
Every young Texas Rangers pitcher who aspires to be a member of a major league rotation needed to be on the top step of the dugout watching Derek Holland on Friday night. Holland has had better games during his career, and an argument can be made that his start Sunday was better.
Texas Rangers on Pace for Historic Failure
Just three years removed from a second consecutive appearance in the World Series, the Texas Rangers are on the verge of breaking a 41-year-old record. With just 17 games left in the season, the injuries and poor play have resulted in the worst record in baseball.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Dan Butler's First Major League Hit Breaks Up Wei-Yin Chen's Perfect Game
Teams have come close to no-hitting the hapless Red Sox several this season, but no one has been able to close the deal, including Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen today. Chen was cruising with a perfect game into the sixth inning -- retiring the first 16 batters he faced -- until Red Sox rookie catcher Dan Butler belted a double high off the left field wall.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Lone Star Ball
Tuesday Morning Texas Rangers Update
The Rangers had the day off yesterday. Let's face it, the Rangers have basically had the entire 2014 season off.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Sports Central Articles and Columns
Farewell to Washington: Temporarily?
A week ago, we were pondering whether Rangers manager Ron Washington hadn't stepped a little too far into unreality when he said publicly he needed elbow-addled Yu Darvish back on the mound post haste, the day before if possible, the better to keep Darvish from quitting on his teammates. Washington's words, not mine.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Reload or Rebuild? Writer examines failed season for Rangers, how to improve for next year
Texas pitcher Yu Darvish and third baseman Adrian Beltre are pictured in the dugout before the Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros MLB baseball game at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. The 2014 season for the Texas Rangers was supposed to be a season of contention, especially after the acquisitions of Shin-Soo Choo and Prince Fielder.
More on What May Have Led Ron Washington to Resign
Jan 31, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Former Texas Ranger Michael Young , president of baseball operations Jon Daniels and manager Ron Washington talk to the media during a press conference announcing his retirement at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Ron Washington 's resignation on Friday has left everyone in shock, and many questions.
Dallas Morning News
Derek Holland: - I'd love to be the No. 1 - starter next season
Wrapped in a 1-0 win over Seattle, left-hander Derek Holland sent a strong message to the Rangers' decision-makers on Sunday at Globe Life Park. That honor will fall upon right-hander Yu Darvish, but Holland is raising hopes within the club that he can fill one of several voids in next season's rotation.
Touch 'Em All: Few answers on Texas manager's exit
Ron Washington was still passionate about the game as losses kept piling up during an injury-plagued season for the Texas Rangers. With a revolving roster filled with so many young players who had never been in the big leagues, Washington kept teaching - youngsters and veterans alike - to help them be better now and in the future.
Soriano out as closer for Washington
With three weeks to go in the regular season, the NL East-leading Washington Nationals are facing uncertainty at the closer position. Manager Matt Williams said Saturday that he will use a closer-by-committee approach while struggling Rafael Soriano seeks to correct flaws in his delivery.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
The Miami Herald
Rangers shut down Yu Darvish for season
The announcement that Darvish's season is done is not surprising. The right-hander stayed in Arlington for treatment during the team's last road trip.
Ron Washington Resignation: The Yu Darvish Theory
Sep 4, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish in the dugout during the game against the Seattle Mariners at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Shortly before 3:00 PM CT the Texas Rangers dropped a bombshell on everyone yesterday.
Yu Darvish Shut Down for Rest of 2014 Season with Elbow Injury
The Texas Rangers shut down their ace for the remainder of the 2014 campaign on Saturday, per T.R. Sullivan of MLB .com: Back in August, the Rangers placed Darvish on the 15-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right elbow. He hasn't returned to the field since going on the DL, which led many to wonder if Texas should go ahead and write this season off.
Rangers officially shut Yu Darvish down for the season
The Rangers have shut down ace Yu Darvish for the season, per Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram . There had been some speculation - and even a push by some in the local media - that Darvish would return before the end of the season, but with the Rangers bringing up the rear in the American League, there was no need to take the risk of exacerbating the right-hander's injury.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington resigns
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington unexpectedly resigned Friday, saying he needed to devote his full attention to an "off-the-field personal matter." The stunning announcement came a day after the Rangers lost their sixth straight game and became the first team in the majors mathematically eliminated from playoff contention.
Cano has first four-RBI game for Mariners in rout of Rangers
Robinson Cano drove in four runs for the first time with Seattle, and the wild card-contending Mariners jumped out to a big early lead on the way to a 10-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night. Rookie left-hander Roenis Elias allowed a run in five innings to become the fourth Seattle starter with at least 10 wins.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Baker set to face former Mariners teammates
Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma started the season on the disabled list with a torn tendon in the middle finger of his right hand. That still wasn't good enough for Scott Baker to make the team out of Spring Training.
Texas Rangers continues to be bitten by the injury bug
Aug 23, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos shows the ball to umpire Hunter Wendelstedt after attempting to tag out Kansas City Royals right fielder Lorenzo Cain at home plate during the game at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Royals defeated the Rangers 6-3.