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Encarnacion's HR, 2 Doubles, 6 RBIs Lead Toronto Over Texas

Encarnacion's HR, 2 Doubles, 6 RBIs Lead Toronto Over Texas

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated 3 hours ago
Edwin Encarnacion homered, doubled twice and drove in six runs, powering the Toronto Blue Jays past the Texas Rangers 12-2 on Thursday night.
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  • Hamilton not ready to start rehab assignment

    Hamilton not ready to start rehab assignment

    MLB.com 5 hours ago
    Josh Hamilton's path back to the Major Leagues has hit another snag, as the Rangers announced Thursday that the veteran outfielder will not start his rehab assignment when first eligible on Friday.
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  • With walk-off hit, Martin recaptures winning feeling

    With walk-off hit, Martin recaptures winning feeling

    MLB.com May 4 (yesterday)
    When Russell Martin walked into his postgame scrum after a 4-3 walk-off victory over the Rangers on Wednesday night, there was a sense of relief in the air. It had been a long time coming, but the veteran catcher finally had something to celebrate.
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  • Martin caps Blue Jays' 2nd straight walk-off

    Martin caps Blue Jays' 2nd straight walk-off

    MLB.com May 4 (yesterday)
    Russell Martin hit a deep single to right field as the Blue Jays walked off against the Rangers for the second consecutive night with a 4-3 victory on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.
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  • Martin Delivers Winning Hit, Blue Jays Beat Rangers 4-3

    Martin Delivers Winning Hit, Blue Jays Beat Rangers 4-3

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 4 (yesterday)
    Russell Martin singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Texas 4-3 on Wednesday night, their second straight last at-bat victory over the Rangers.
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  • The Walk Off: Toronto beats Texas with another big home run

    The Walk Off: Toronto beats Texas with another big home run

    yahoo.com May 4 (yesterday)
    Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we'll look the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with what else? A walk-off home run. The Toronto Blue Jays ha…
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  • Tigers activate McCann off DL, trade B. Wilson

    Tigers activate McCann off DL, trade B. Wilson

    MLB.com May 3 (2 days ago)
    James McCann is back behind the plate for the Tigers. Bobby Wilson, the man called up when McCann went on the 15-day disabled list last month, is back with his old club. The Tigers activated McCann from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday and traded Wil…
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  • Rangers' Honorary Bat Girl draws strength from baseball

    Rangers' Honorary Bat Girl draws strength from baseball

    MLB.com May 3 (2 days ago)
    Ronda Ashenfelter has been named the winner of the 2016 Honorary Bat Girl Contest for the Texas Rangers. The contest recognizes baseball fans who have been affected by breast cancer, and who demonstrate a commitment to supporting the fight against the d…
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  • Rangers Rookie Nomar Mazara Had Himself A Damn Fine Inning

    Rangers Rookie Nomar Mazara Had Himself A Damn Fine Inning

    deadspin.com nytimes.com MLB.com May 3 (3 days ago)
    When Shin-Soo Choo went down with a calf injury, the Texas Rangers called up 21-year-old rookie Nomar Mazara to take his place in right field. Through his first 19 games, Mazara has hit .333/.386/.486 with three homers, and last night against the Blue J…
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  • Roundup: Rangers Sink Jays With Homer in Eighth

    Roundup: Rangers Sink Jays With Homer in Eighth

    nytimes.com May 2 (3 days ago)
    Nomar Mazara hit a solo shot to break a tie in Toronto, and Tony Barnette worked one inning for the win. Texas has now won five of its past six games.
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  • Top rookie takes over as Rangers edge Blue Jays

    Top rookie takes over as Rangers edge Blue Jays

    MLB.com ESPN.com yahoo.com May 2 (3 days ago)
    Nomar Mazara hit a go-ahead home run in the top of the eighth and made a game-saving outfield assist in the bottom half of the inning to lead the Rangers over the Blue Jays, 2-1, at Rogers Centre on Monday night, the first meeting between the two teams …
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  • Having reflected, Gibbons turns page on ALDS

    Having reflected, Gibbons turns page on ALDS

    MLB.com May 2 (3 days ago)
    Blue Jays manager John Gibbons isn't expecting much carry-over this week from his team's 2015 American League Division Series meeting with the Rangers.
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  • 5 eye-opening stats from the season's first month

    5 eye-opening stats from the season's first month

    MLB.com May 2 (4 days ago)
    The eventual AL West-champion Rangers were 7-14 last April, which tells you how much we should be paying attention to the standings right about now. But man, there's got to be something we can pay attention to, right? Well, how about a few team- and lea…
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  • Young Rangers fan proudly finds foul ball, then throws it back

    Young Rangers fan proudly finds foul ball, then throws it back

    yahoo.com May 2 (4 days ago)
    When you're a kid, one of the first things you learn to do with a ball is to throw it. From the time you're a toddler scooting around on the floor, grown-ups give you a ball and tell you to throw it back to them. But no one ever tells kids that they're …
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  • Calhoun Helps Angels Stop Rangers' 4-Game Winning String

    Calhoun Helps Angels Stop Rangers' 4-Game Winning String

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 1 (4 days ago)
    The Los Angeles Angels' bullpen responded in a big way when it got an early call Sunday.
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  • Toronto-bound Rangers reflect on wild ALDS

    Toronto-bound Rangers reflect on wild ALDS

    MLB.com May 1 (4 days ago)
    The Rangers are headed to Toronto for the first time since a wild Game 5 of the 2015 American League Division Series ended their season there, and memories of that series, and especially that last game, are still fresh in players' minds.
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  • Rangers rout Angels with six-run third inning

    Rangers rout Angels with six-run third inning

    MLB.com May 1 (5 days ago)
    The Rangers strung together six runs on eight hits in the third inning, ending Matt Shoemaker's night early while en route to a 7-2 thrashing of the Angels at Globe Life Park on Saturday night.
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  • Odor Has 3 Doubles, Rangers Overturn to Beat Angels 7-2

    Odor Has 3 Doubles, Rangers Overturn to Beat Angels 7-2

    nytimes.com Apr 30 (5 days ago)
    Rougned Odor was double the fun for the Texas Rangers, who benefited from another replay challenge against the AL West rival Los Angeles Angels.
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  • Choo wants to return but not risk further injury

    Choo wants to return but not risk further injury

    MLB.com Apr 30 (5 days ago)
    Shin-Soo Choo said an MRI he had on Friday revealed his strained right calf is "80 percent better," and the right fielder hopes to start a rehab assignment in the next two weeks and return to the Rangers by the third week of May.
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  • Rangers push past Angels with three-run sixth

    Rangers push past Angels with three-run sixth

    MLB.com Apr 30 (6 days ago)
    The Rangers scored three runs in the sixth inning to turn a deficit into a lead as they captured the first game of the three-game series with their AL West rivals, the Angels.
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  • 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 - 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.
  • 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 - Darvish's MRI Reveals Sprain In Elbow 02:31

    Darvish's MRI Reveals Sprain In Elbow

    Mar 7
    ESPN.com senior writer Jerry Crasnick discusses the news that Rangers ace Yu Darvish has a sprained ligament in his pitching elbow and how Texas could try to replace Darvish at the top of its rotation.