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La Russa meets with two GM candidates

La Russa meets with two GM candidates

MLB.com Updated 15 hours ago
D-backs chief baseball officer Tony La Russa met with general-manager candidates Dave Stewart and Allard Baird on Tuesday, while Rangers assistant GM Thad Levine withdrew his name from consideration.
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  • Vogt inches closer to return from sprained ankle

    Vogt inches closer to return from sprained ankle

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    Stephen Vogt was not available for Tuesday's series opener against the visiting Rangers, but he's nonetheless encouraged by the progress he's making with his sprained left ankle.
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  • Rangers OF Choo to undergo ankle surgery

    Rangers OF Choo to undergo ankle surgery

    ESPN.com 19 hours ago
    Texas Rangers left fielder Shin-Soo Choo will undergo surgery Wednesday on his left ankle for a cartilage tear.
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  • Twenty-seven up and down: Evaluating Texas' position players

    Twenty-seven up and down: Evaluating Texas' position players

    MLB.com Sep 15 (2 days ago)
    The Rangers have used 27 position players on a club that is going to finish with offensive numbers that haven't been seen in Arlington in more than three decades. Some of those players are going to be with the Rangers for a long time. Some of them bette…
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  • Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ …

    Roundup: Nationals Eliminate Mets From Division Race; Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Earns 19th Win

    nytimes.com Sep 15 (3 days ago)
    Wilson Ramos hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Nationals won a ninth straight game started by Jordan Zimmermann.
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  • Minor struggles as Braves lose ground in WC race

    Minor struggles as Braves lose ground in WC race

    MLB.com Sep 14 (3 days ago)
    Left-hander Mike Minor, who entered the game with six straight quality starts, couldn't stop the bleeding during a six-run fifth inning for the Rangers, who handed the Braves a 10-3 loss at Globe Life Park on Sunday afternoon.
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  • Rangers Sweep Braves With 10-3 Win

    Rangers Sweep Braves With 10-3 Win

    nytimes.com Sep 14 (3 days ago)
    Colby Lewis had a hard time recalling the last time the Texas Rangers swept a series.
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  • Choice exits game with strained left hamstring

    Choice exits game with strained left hamstring

    MLB.com Sep 14 (3 days ago)
    Rangers right fielder Michael Choice was carried off the field by an athletic trainer and manager Tim Bogar after the rookie pulled up lame with a strained left hamstring on his way to second base on his two-run double in the fifth inning Sunday.
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  • Roundup: Alex Avila’s Homer Helps Tigers Maintain A.L. Central …

    Roundup: Alex Avila’s Homer Helps Tigers Maintain A.L. Central Lead

    nytimes.com Sep 14 (4 days ago)
    Avila hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Detroit Tigers held on to their slim lead in the division with a win over the Cleveland Indians.
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  • Gattis likely to miss entire Rangers series

    Gattis likely to miss entire Rangers series

    MLB.com Sep 13 (4 days ago)
    Evan Gattis missed his fifth straight game on Saturday, as he continued to recover from a bout of strep throat. The Braves' catcher is likely to miss Sunday's series finale against the Rangers, as well.
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  • Bonilla Wins 1st Start as Rangers Top Braves 3-2

    Bonilla Wins 1st Start as Rangers Top Braves 3-2

    nytimes.com MLB.com Sep 13 (4 days ago)
    Rougned Odor's go-ahead double gave fellow rookie Lisalverto Bonilla a win in his first major-league start, and the last-place Texas Rangers beat Atlanta 3-2 Saturday, handing the Braves another setback in their push for an NL wild-card spot.
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  • Rangers set rotation amid pitching questions

    Rangers set rotation amid pitching questions

    MLB.com Sep 13 (4 days ago)
    Lisalverto Bonilla started for the Rangers on Saturday, while Robbie Ross remained in the bullpen. Manager Tim Bogar said people shouldn't read too much into that. The Rangers want to look at Bonilla, and he was the logical choice to go when Scott Baker…
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  • Chirinos Helps Rangers Past Braves 2-1

    Chirinos Helps Rangers Past Braves 2-1

    nytimes.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    Robinson Chirinos hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, sending the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
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  • The Grand Slam: The Angels win eighth straight, have 10-game le…

    The Grand Slam: The Angels win eighth straight, have 10-game lead in AL West

    yahoo.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    How great is it to be the Los Angeles Angels right now? They won their eighth straight game Thursday night, beating the Texas Rangers 7-3, achieving a 10-game lead in the AL West and claiming their 91st win of the season. Neither Mike Trout nor Albert P…
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  • Rangers Coach Jones Presented With Vietnam Medal

    Rangers Coach Jones Presented With Vietnam Medal

    nytimes.com Sep 11 (6 days ago)
    Texas Rangers bench coach Bobby Jones heard fans cheering Thursday night, rather than the repeated boom of a 105-millimeter howitzer.
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  • Rangers' Bogar Upbeat After 8-1 Loss to Angels

    Rangers' Bogar Upbeat After 8-1 Loss to Angels

    nytimes.com Sep 11 (7 days ago)
    Tim Bogar isn't thinking about the Texas Rangers' seemingly inevitable slide to the team's first 100-loss season in more than 40 years.
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  • Pujols' triple keys Angels' rout of Rangers

    Pujols' triple keys Angels' rout of Rangers

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Sep 11 (7 days ago)
    Albert Pujols opened the scoring with his first triple in more than four years, rookie Matt Shoemaker had another strong start and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 7-1 on Wednesday night.
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  • Perched atop AL East, O's have overcome plenty

    Perched atop AL East, O's have overcome plenty

    MLB.com Sep 10
    To see the Orioles leading the American League East by 10 games might lead one to conclude that this season has been easy and that Baltimore has escaped the kind of crippling injuries that have hit the Yankees, Rangers, Braves and others. Nope and nope.
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  • Angels rout Rangers, boost best mark in bigs

    Angels rout Rangers, boost best mark in bigs

    Kole Calhoun hit a leadoff homer, Collin Cowgill had a big eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels stretched their winning streak to six with a 9-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
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  • Andrus enduring one tough all-around season

    Andrus enduring one tough all-around season

    MLB.com Sep 9
    Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is not having his best season. Among other things, he leads the league in caught stealing and is fourth in grounded into double plays. His defensive numbers are some of the lowest of his career. But most disappointing to h…
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  • The 2014 Texas Rangers have come to the 'End of the Road'

    The 2014 Texas Rangers have come to the 'End of the Road'

    yahoo.com Sep 9
    Editor's note: We're saying goodbye to MLB teams when they're officially eliminated from postseason contention with a slow-jam serenade set to the Boyz II Men classic "End of the Road." We begin with the Texas Rangers. This wasn't how things w…
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  • Rangers promote Guilder Rodriguez after 1,095 games and 13 seas…

    Rangers promote Guilder Rodriguez after 1,095 games and 13 seasons in minors

    yahoo.com Sep 8
    To look at his batting statistics, it would be hard to figure the Texas Rangers promoting Guilder Rodriguez this September. He's a 31-year-old infielder with a career .256 batting average, and a .621 on-base plus slugging in 4,095 career plate appearanc…
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  • Mariners rally, up lead for second AL Wild Card spot

    Mariners rally, up lead for second AL Wild Card spot

    Any time, day or night, Kyle Seager is always capable of hurting the Rangers. Five minutes before midnight Saturday night, the Mariners third baseman hit a crucial two-run home run that tied the game and then in the eighth he moved the winning run from …
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  • Video - Joey Gallo The Future In Texas 01:54

    Joey Gallo The Future In Texas

    Sep 11
    The Baseball Tonight crew evaluates the skills of Rangers prospect Joey Gallo.
  • Video - Angels Win Eighth Straight 00:51

    Angels Win Eighth Straight

    Sep 11
    Mike Trout was hit by two pitches in the Angels' 7-3 win over the Rangers.
  • Video - Angels Capture 90th Win 00:39

    Angels Capture 90th Win

    Sep 10
    Albert Pujols tripled for the first time since 2010, and the Angels defeated the Rangers 8-1 for their seventh straight win.
  • Video - Rangers Snap Losing Skid 00:33

    Rangers Snap Losing Skid

    Sep 7
    The Rangers slipped past the Mariners 1-0 to end their eight-game slide.

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