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All speculation surrounding Nolan Ryan's future with the Texas Rangers came to an end Wednesday evening. In statements released by both Ryan and Rangers co-chairmen Ray Davis and Bob Simpson, it was announced that the 8-time all-star pitcher and current…Upvote Share Tweet
Umpire Gerry Davis worked his 4,000th major league game Wednesday night when the Los Angeles Angels took on the Oakland Athletics.Upvote Share Tweet
Sizemore tears knee ligament again, out for seasonHaving already missed all of 2012 while rehabbing his surgically repaired left knee, A's second baseman Scott Sizemore again has torn the same ACL and will be sidelined for the remainder of the season.Upvote Share Tweet
Moore, Rays edge Rangers in chilly TexasMatt Moore and four Rays relievers combined on a five-hitter and Tampa Bay beat Texas 2-0 Wednesday in the coldest day game ever at Rangers Ballpark.Upvote Share Tweet
Finger 'doing well,' Darvish ready for startHaving placed Matt Harrison on the disabled list early in the day Wednesday, the Rangers needed some good news regarding their pitching rotation, and Yu Darvish delivered it with a smile.Upvote Share TweetARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Texas Rangers opening day starter Matt Harrison is going on the disabled list after trying to pitch with soreness in his lower back.Upvote Share TweetOutfielder Casper Wells was claimed off waivers by the Blue Jays on Wednesday after being designated for assignment by the Mariners on their final roster cutdown.Upvote Share Tweet
A's going deep to lead charge for change yet againCNNSI.com Updated Apr 10, 2013There's an even greater emphasis on roster depth and one team is once again ahead of the pack, writes Ben Reiter, who lists five haves and have-nots of this crucial component.Upvote Share Tweet
A's ride three homers to sixth straight winJohn Jaso, Coco Crisp and Brandon Moss homered to make up for some shaky pitching and defense on Tuesday night as the A's picked up their sixth straight victory and spoiled the Angels' home opener.Upvote Share Tweet
Jaso's late 3-run HR helps A's outslug AngelsPinch hitter John Jaso had a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Oakland Athletics blew a four-run lead before rallying to beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-5 Tuesday night in the majors' final home opener.Upvote Share Tweet
Offense erupts with five homers, 22 hits in routThe Astros did their best to erase a week's worth of offensive frustration by exploding against the Mariners in a 16-9 win at Safeco Field.Upvote Share Tweet
Tepesch shines in debut as Rangers top RaysNick Tepesch pitched into the eighth inning in his major league debut, leading the Rangers to a 6-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Apr 10, 2013Angels shortstop Erick Aybar has left Los Angeles' game against Oakland in the third inning with a bruised left heel.Upvote Share Tweetgrantland.com Updated Apr 10, 2013Jered Weaver will miss four to six weeks with a fracture in his left elbow. This could be great news for the Los Angeles Angels. To understand how lo...Upvote Share Tweet
Nolan Ryan Staying With RangersApr 10The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that Nolan Ryan is staying with the organization.
The GM's Office: Team NeedsApr 10Jim Bowden takes a look at teams with needs that could spark a trade.
Astros Win Second StraightApr 10Astros run past Mariners 8-3.
A's Crush Angels 11-5Apr 10A's top Angels to remain undefeated on the road.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 5.0Apr 10With only 15 days remaining until the pick-fest starts, change is in the air for the 2013 NFL Draft. Or at least my 5.0 mock draft. For starters, we're flopping the draft's two elite offensive tackles this time around, going with the rising Eric Fisher …
Missouri Tigers point guard Phil Pressey enters NBA draftApr 10Missouri point guard Phil Pressey, coming off a productive but erratic junior season, will enter the NBA draft.