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Nolan Ryan to remain Texas Rangers’ CEO

Nolan Ryan to remain Texas Rangers’ CEO

yahoo.com ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Apr 10, 2013
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…
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  • Davis umpires 4,000th major league game

    Davis umpires 4,000th major league game

    ESPN.com Apr 10, 2013
    Umpire Gerry Davis worked his 4,000th major league game Wednesday night when the Los Angeles Angels took on the Oakland Athletics.
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  • Sizemore tears knee ligament again, out for season

    Sizemore tears knee ligament again, out for season

    MLB.com Apr 10, 2013
    Having 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.
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  • Moore, Rays edge Rangers in chilly Texas

    Moore, Rays edge Rangers in chilly Texas

    ESPN.com Apr 10, 2013
    Matt 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.
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  • Finger 'doing well,' Darvish ready for start

    Finger 'doing well,' Darvish ready for start

    MLB.com Apr 10, 2013
    Having 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.
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  • Sore back pus Rangers' Harrison on 15-day DL

    Sore back pus Rangers' Harrison on 15-day DL

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Apr 10, 2013
    ARLINGTON, 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.
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  • Blue Jays claim Wells off waivers from Mariners

    Blue Jays claim Wells off waivers from Mariners

    MLB.com Apr 10, 2013
    Outfielder 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.
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  • A's going deep to lead charge for change yet again

    A's going deep to lead charge for change yet again

    CNNSI.com Apr 10, 2013
    There'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.
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  • A's ride three homers to sixth straight win

    A's ride three homers to sixth straight win

    MLB.com Apr 10, 2013
    John 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.
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  • Jaso's late 3-run HR helps A's outslug Angels

    Jaso's late 3-run HR helps A's outslug Angels

    ESPN.com Apr 10, 2013
    Pinch 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.
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  • Offense erupts with five homers, 22 hits in rout

    Offense erupts with five homers, 22 hits in rout

    MLB.com Apr 10, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Tepesch shines in debut as Rangers top Rays

    Tepesch shines in debut as Rangers top Rays

    ESPN.com Apr 10, 2013
    Nick 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.
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  • Angels SS Aybar leaves early with bruised heel

    Angels SS Aybar leaves early with bruised heel

    CNNSI.com Apr 10, 2013
    Angels shortstop Erick Aybar has left Los Angeles' game against Oakland in the third inning with a bruised left heel.
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  • Loss of Damaged Weaver Could Be an Angel Blessing

    Loss of Damaged Weaver Could Be an Angel Blessing

    grantland.com Apr 10, 2013
    Jered 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...
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  • Video - Nolan Ryan Staying With Rangers 04:11

    Nolan Ryan Staying With Rangers

    Apr 10
    The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that Nolan Ryan is staying with the organization.
  • Video - The GM's Office: Team Needs 02:43

    The GM's Office: Team Needs

    Apr 10
    Jim Bowden takes a look at teams with needs that could spark a trade.
  • Video - Astros Win Second Straight 00:35

    Astros Win Second Straight

    Apr 10
    Astros run past Mariners 8-3.
  • Video - A's Crush Angels 11-5 00:30

    A's Crush Angels 11-5

    Apr 10
    A's top Angels to remain undefeated on the road.

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    Apr 10
    With 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 draft

    Apr 10
    Missouri point guard Phil Pressey, coming off a productive but erratic junior season, will enter the NBA draft.