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Ortiz, Naylor among top prospect performers Monday

Ortiz, Naylor among top prospect performers Monday

MLB.com Updated 5 hours ago
Luis Ortiz, baseball's No. 69 overall prospect, made a seamless transition to Double-A as he enjoyed a stellar debut for Double-A Frisco. The Rangers' No. 4 prospect limited San Antonio to just one run in six innings, striking out six batters against on…
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  • Pujols Hits 569th Homer, Angels Beat Rangers 2-0

    Pujols Hits 569th Homer, Angels Beat Rangers 2-0

    nytimes.com MLB.com 7 hours ago
    Albert Pujols isn't reflecting yet. He and the Angels have too much work to do.
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  • Street encouraged after simulated inning

    Street encouraged after simulated inning

    MLB.com 11 hours ago
    Angels closer Huston Street completed a 20-pitch simulated inning from Globe Life Park on Monday afternoon, facing hitters for the first time since going on the disabled list with an oblique strain more than three weeks ago.
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  • Marte optimistic about quick return

    Marte optimistic about quick return

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    Mariners shortstop Ketel Marte, on the disabled list with a sprained left thumb, is hopeful he will just need the minimum 15 days on the DL before returning.
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  • Yu to start for Rangers on Saturday

    Yu to start for Rangers on Saturday

    MLB.com 12 hours ago
    After five rehab outings post-Tommy John surgery, Yu Darvish is returning to the Rangers rotation. Darvish will make his first Major League start since 2014 on Saturday, slated to start against the visiting Pirates, manager Jeff Banister said Monday.
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  • Josh Hamilton Will Miss All Season With Another Knee Surgery

    Josh Hamilton Will Miss All Season With Another Knee Surgery

    Josh Hamilton will have another surgery on his left knee and not play a game this season for the Texas Rangers.
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  • Rangers place Choo on disabled list

    Rangers place Choo on disabled list

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    The Rangers placed outfielder Shin-Soo Choo on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring on Monday. There is no timetable for his return.
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  • Five-run third lifts Angels over Orioles

    Five-run third lifts Angels over Orioles

    MLB.com May 22 (yesterday)
    The Angels scored five runs in the third inning Sunday, preventing a sweep at the hands of the Orioles at Angel Stadium
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  • Yankees 5, Athletics 4: A Sharper Michael Pineda, and Lively Ba…

    Yankees 5, Athletics 4: A Sharper Michael Pineda, and Lively Bats, Lifts the Yankees Over the A’s

    nytimes.com May 22 (yesterday)
    The Yankees earned their fifth win in a row and the 12th in their last 17 games.
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  • Odor's appeal hearing expected Tuesday

    Odor's appeal hearing expected Tuesday

    MLB.com May 22 (yesterday)
    Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor will have his appeal hearing on Tuesday, sources told MLB.com's Jon Morosi. A decision is expected soon after.
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  • Big 5th inning leads Mariners to sweep of Reds

    Big 5th inning leads Mariners to sweep of Reds

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 22 (yesterday)
    A three-run fifth-inning rally lifted the Mariners to a 5-4 win and a series sweep against the Reds in Sunday's series finale at Great American Ball Park.
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  • Bay breeze: Yanks sweep A's, win 5th in row

    Bay breeze: Yanks sweep A's, win 5th in row

    MLB.com May 22 (yesterday)
    A two-run sixth inning and home runs from Brian McCann and Jacoby Ellsbury propelled the Yankees to a 5-4 win and a sweep of the A's Sunday at the Coliseum.
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  • Hamels Strikes Out 11, Rangers Down Keuchel, Astros 9-2

    Hamels Strikes Out 11, Rangers Down Keuchel, Astros 9-2

    nytimes.com May 22 (yesterday)
    Cole Hamels fanned a season-high 11 in eight sparkling innings and the Texas Rangers jumped on Dallas Keuchel early, cruising to an easy 9-2 win over the Houston Astros to complete a three-game sweep Sunday.
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  • A's place ace Gray on 15-day disabled list

    A's place ace Gray on 15-day disabled list

    MLB.com May 22 (yesterday)
    The A's placed right-hander Sonny Gray on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with a strained right trapezius.
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  • Matt Shoemaker made a kick save in addition to his 12 strikeout…

    Matt Shoemaker made a kick save in addition to his 12 strikeouts

    yahoo.com May 22 (yesterday)
    Los Angeles Angels starter Matt Shoemaker had an impressive outing Saturday night in a 3-1 loss to Baltimore. [Elsewhere: George Springer decided to play some football dressed as a T-Rex] Shoemaker struck out 12 Orioles and gave up only three hits over …
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  • Birthday bash: Wieters celebrates with HR

    Birthday bash: Wieters celebrates with HR

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 22 (2 days ago)
    Matt Wieters hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning Saturday to lift the Orioles to a victory over the Angels -- and did so on his 30th birthday.
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  • The three best features at Coco Crisp's nearly $10 million mans…

    The three best features at Coco Crisp's nearly $10 million mansion

    yahoo.com May 22 (2 days ago)
    Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp has been well traveled over his 15-year MLB career, suiting up for four different teams. He's found a home with the A's though, having spent the last seven seasons under their employ. Considering Crisp grew up in Los An…
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  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
  • Video - Bacon-Loving Rangers Fans Rejoice! 03:33

    Bacon-Loving Rangers Fans Rejoice!

    Mar 18
    ESPN sports business reporter Darren Rovell discusses the new bacon-related items being offered by the Texas Rangers this season.
  • Video - Future Cloudy For Yu Darvish's Return 02:10

    Future Cloudy For Yu Darvish's Return

    Mar 13
    Stephania Bell explains the unknown of when Yu Darvish will be able to return and whether he can avoid a second corrective surgery down the line.
  • Video - Yu Darvish To Undergo Tommy John Surgery 01:53

    Yu Darvish To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

    Mar 13
    Tim Kurkjian reacts to the news that Yu Darvish's season will end before it even begins as the Rangers' ace will undergo Tommy John surgery.