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Texas waiting for Gallo to flash power potential

Texas waiting for Gallo to flash power potential

MLB.com Updated 1 hour ago
The Rangers want to give top prospect Joey Gallo a chance to get his bat going in September, manager Jeff Banister said on Friday, before his club's series opener against the Angels. The depth at the top of their batting order will, hopefully, allow the…
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  • McHugh, Conger Lead Houston to 8-0 Win Over Twins

    McHugh, Conger Lead Houston to 8-0 Win Over Twins

    nytimes.com 40 minutes ago
    Collin McHugh went 7 2-3 innings and Hank Conger hit a grand slam as the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 8-0 on Friday night.
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  • Cruz sidelined by right quad strain

    Cruz sidelined by right quad strain

    MLB.com 1 hour ago
    Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz was sidelined on Friday with a strained right quad muscle that knocked him out of Wednesday's victory over the Astros in Houston, momentarily interrupting his quest to become Seattle's first 40-homer player since Alex Rodrig…
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  • Nolin to make A's debut on Sunday vs. Mariners

    Nolin to make A's debut on Sunday vs. Mariners

    MLB.com 2 hours ago
    Left-hander Sean Nolin will make his debut with the A's with a start on Sunday following his call up from Triple-A Nashville on Friday.
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  • Angels' Giavotella out with cranial nerve palsy

    Angels' Giavotella out with cranial nerve palsy

    ESPN.com MLB.com 2 hours ago
    Angels' Giavotella out with cranial nerve palsy
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  • Springer makes immediate impact in return

    Springer makes immediate impact in return

    MLB.com 3 hours ago
    More than two months after he fractured his right wrist when he was hit by a pitch, Astros outfielder George Springer returned to the lineup for Friday's series opener against the Twins at Minute Maid Park, batting first and playing left field in manage…
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  • Holland focused on Rangers' playoff push

    Holland focused on Rangers' playoff push

    MLB.com Sep 3 (yesterday)
    Rangers pitcher Derek Holland can be a goofball, with his wild hairdos, Harry Caray impressions for national television and the Jobu statue from the movie "Major League" sitting in his locker.
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  • Moreland delivers in 10th as Texas tops Padres

    Moreland delivers in 10th as Texas tops Padres

    MLB.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Sep 3 (yesterday)
    Mitch Moreland doubled home Elvis Andrus in the top of the 10th inning and the Rangers held on for a 4-3 victory over the Padres on Wednesday night.
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  • O'Malley, Morrison Shine Late, Lift Seattle Over Astros 8-3

    O'Malley, Morrison Shine Late, Lift Seattle Over Astros 8-3

    nytimes.com Sep 3 (yesterday)
    Rookie Shawn O'Malley had three hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single in a two-run eighth inning, and Logan Morrison padded the lead with a three-run shot in the ninth to help the Seattle Mariners to an 8-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesda…
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  • Roundup: Donaldson and Dickey Lead Jays to Victory

    Roundup: Donaldson and Dickey Lead Jays to Victory

    nytimes.com Sep 3 (yesterday)
    R. A. Dickey pitched a four-hitter to win his seventh straight decision, Josh Donaldson had three hits and three R.B.I., and Toronto beat the Indians, 5-1, in Cleveland.
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  • Foul ball comes to eat, destroys Rangers fan's nachos

    Foul ball comes to eat, destroys Rangers fan's nachos

    yahoo.com Sep 2 (2 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. Spending a few hours at a major-league ballpark brings many layers of excitement and anticipation. There's the baseball game itself, the players, the atmosphere and the scenery, just to name a few of the more appea…
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  • Pujols' 555th HR ties Manny for 14th all-time

    Pujols' 555th HR ties Manny for 14th all-time

    MLB.com Sep 2 (2 days ago)
    Albert Pujols lined a two-run homer in the second inning against A's ace Sonny Gray at the Coliseum in the Angels' 9-4 win over Oakland on Wednesday, giving him 35 on the year and 555 for his career.
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  • Rangers swipe game on Elvis' steal of home

    Rangers swipe game on Elvis' steal of home

    MLB.com Sep 2 (3 days ago)
    Elvis Andrus' steal of home finished off a four-run rally in the top of the seventh and the Rangers defeated the Padres, 8-6, at Petco Park on Tuesday night. The Rangers, with their eighth win in 11 games, are now three games behind the Astros in the Am…
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  • Calhoun, Shoemaker put Halos back on track

    Calhoun, Shoemaker put Halos back on track

    MLB.com nytimes.com Sep 2 (3 days ago)
    Matt Shoemaker limited the A's to one run across seven innings and Kole Calhoun went 3-for-5 with a home run on Tuesday night, helping the Angels beat the A's, 6-2, at the Coliseum to get the month of September off on a positive note.
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  • Statcast: Being cruel? Elvis steals home

    Statcast: Being cruel? Elvis steals home

    MLB.com Sep 2 (3 days ago)
    Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus had the Rangers' only hit in 11 at-bats with runners in scoring position Tuesday night. He also had the most stunning play of the night, the Rangers' first straight steal of home in 15 years.
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  • LoMo's long ball sends Mariners past Astros

    LoMo's long ball sends Mariners past Astros

    MLB.com Sep 2 (3 days ago)
    Logan Morrison socked a two-run pinch-hit home run with two outs in the eighth inning off reliever Pat Neshek -- the third homer of the game for Seattle -- to break a tie and lead the Mariners to a 7-5 win over the Astros on Tuesday night at Minute Maid…
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  • Morrison's 2-Run Homer in 8th Helps Mariners Over Astros 7-5

    Morrison's 2-Run Homer in 8th Helps Mariners Over Astros 7-5

    nytimes.com Sep 2 (3 days ago)
    Logan Morrison's tiebreaking two-run pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning lifted the Seattle Mariners to a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
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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.

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