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2 hrs ago | Crawfish Boxes

Game 135 Preview: Houston Astros vs. Arlington Rangers

RHP Collin McHugh vs. RHP Nick Tepesch What bizarro world are we living in? How many years would you have guessed it would take for the Astros to be ahead of the Rangers in the standing going into September after the move to the American League? Three, four, even five years? If you're an Astros fan, assuming if you're are reading this you are, you ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Collin McHugh, Nick Tepesch, American League, Major League Baseball

6 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

The Yu Darvish Imbroglio, Part 2The Yu Darvish Imbroglio, Part...

Comparing "elbow inflammation" to regular wear and tear is an apples-to-oranges comparison.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Neftali Feliz, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 27, 2014

BTF's Baseball Primer

Passan: How macho baseball culture wants to ruin Yu Darvish's arm

Earlier in the month, [Yu] Darvish's right elbow hurt. An MRI showed inflammation, which was about the best-case scenario.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Los Angeles Times

Why Clayton Kershaw is actually the favorite to win the NL MVP

Thank you, thank you, I owe it all to wait, those aren't blogger-of-the-year chants? What, Kobe's in the house? Peyton Manning's making an unexpected L.A. visit? A pitcher hasn't won the NL MVP award since Bob Gibson in 1968, though the American League has had seven since then, most recently Justin Verlander in 2011.


Related Topix: Sports, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Justin Upton, Andrew McCutchen

Alex Rios sits with sore thumb, but wants to play

A look at the right thumb of Alex Rios can make a person grimace. That's how badly swollen it is.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Washington Times

Cano homers, Mariners beat Rangers 5-0

James Paxton pitched into the seventh in a bounce-back start, Robinson Cano hit his 12th home run of the season, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 5-0 on Tuesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, James Paxton, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Endy Chavez

NBC Dallas

Ross Switch Signals Rangers Role

Robbie Ross #46 of the Texas Rangers throws in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 14, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Robbie Ross, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball

Lone Star Ball

Tuesday Morning Texas Rangers Update

As T.R. Sullivan recaps, earlier this morning, the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 behind a great start by Miles Mikolas.


Related Topix: Sports, Neftali Feliz, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Miles Mikolas


MLB Power Rankings: An Updated Look at Where All 30 Teams Stand

The Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels had the featured matchup of the week last week as they continue to battle it out for the AL West lead and the best record, and there will be terrific in-division matchups the rest of the way as teams battle it out over the final month.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, American League Central, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre, Jose Altuve

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Game 130, Rangers at Mariners

I've made no secret of my respect and grudging admiration for the way the great Rangers teams of recent years were constructed.


Related Topix: Sports, Neftali Feliz, Alexi Ogando, Mitch Moreland, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Josh Hamilton


Shin-Soo Choo Injury: Updates on Rangers Star's Elbow and Return

A rough season for the Texas Rangers didn't get any easier on Monday, as outfielder Shin-Soo Choo was lost for the season with an elbow injury.


Related Topix: Sports, Michael Choice, Baseball Players, Elvis Andrus

New York Post

Why Hiroki Kuroda is MLB's most successful Japanese pitcher

Let's break away from honoring Joe Torre and Derek Jeter to, at the least, acknowledge Hiroki Kuroda, one of the best free-agent signings in Yankees history and arguably the Japanese pitcher who has done best here.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Hiroki Kuroda, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Masahiro Tanaka, National League West, National League

Dallas Morning News

Rangers GM Jon Daniels: 'Don't know that' injury will allow Yu Darvish to pitch again this season

Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels in a radio interview with KRLD-FM/105.3 "The Fan" on Monday indicated that it is unlikely Yu Darvish will pitch again for the club this season.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers

Crawfish Boxes

Monday's Starting Nine: Rusney Castillo Stacking Paper

Rusney Castillo got paid - big time. How would Astros' fans feel if Houston had dropped that kind of coin on an international free agent? Rusney Castillo is the latest international free agent sensation to be paid big bucks to come contribute almost immediately to a major league squad.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Jose Abreu, Masahiro Tanaka, Daisuke Matsuzaka

Lone Star Ball

Monday Morning Texas Rangers Update

Christian Corona writes about Scott Baker coming through in a spot start to collect his first win as a starter since the 2011 season.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Chris Gimenez

KMAN-AM Manhattan

Vargas, Offense struggle as Royals fall to Rangers

Baker went five innings in a spot start to win as a starter for the first time in more than three years, helping Texas beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Neftali Feliz, Baseball Players, Kansas City Royals, Miles Mikolas, Billy Butler

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Rangers trade Soto to Oakland for cash

"The biggest reason was to give us an opportunity to take an added look at Robinson Chirinos" and also Telis up close over the last five weeks of the season, general manager Jon Daniels said.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Miles Mikolas

Lone Star Ball

Geovany Soto traded to Oakland A's for $$$

The Rangers traded Geovany Soto to the Oakland A's for what amounts to a couple of days of Prince Fielder money.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Baseball Players, Texas Rangers

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Indians acquire former catcher Chris Gimenez from Texas for depth with Yan Gomes on DL

The Indians won't have to play a player light for too long in the absence of starting catcher Yan Gomes , who was placed on the seven-day disabled list with a mild concussion late Saturday afternoon.


Related Topix: Sports, Yan Gomes

Texas Rangers

Washington excited about Japan trip

Washington will manage a team of notable Major League players that will face Japan's national team, Samurai Japan, in a five-game series and play exhibition games against the Hanshin Tigers and Yomiuri Giants of the Nippon Professional Baseball league.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adam Jones, Yasiel Puig, Derek Holland, Miles Mikolas, Nick Martinez