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Josh Hamilton, who was called up by the Texas Rangers after a 1…

Josh Hamilton, who was called up by the Texas Rangers after a 12-game stint in the minors, will star

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Josh Hamilton, who was called up by the Texas Rangers after a 12-game stint in the minors, will start for the team against the Cleveland Indians tomorrow. He will play left field and likely bat fifth. “We’re going to open our arms and give him a great b…
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  • Yankees losing streak reaches five after lopsided loss to Range…

    Yankees losing streak reaches five after lopsided loss to Rangers

    yahoo.com May 23 (yesterday)
    It might be premature to say the wheels have come off the New York Yankees, but the evidence during their current five-game losing streak certainly hasn't been encouraging. After dropping the series finale in Kansas City and being swept by the Nationals…
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  • Rangers 15, Yankees 4: Starter Is Pummeled in the Third. Again.…

    Rangers 15, Yankees 4: Starter Is Pummeled in the Third. Again. And the Yanks Lose. Again.

    nytimes.com May 23 (yesterday)
    For the second straight game, the Rangers pulverized a Yankees starter by taking advantage of a series of fielding miscues as C. C. Sabathia pitched just two and one-third innings.
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  • Bronx Bleachers to Mound: Martinez Leads Rangers to 15-4 Win

    Bronx Bleachers to Mound: Martinez Leads Rangers to 15-4 Win

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 23 (yesterday)
    Shin-Soo Choo hit a go-ahead single and a three-run homer in a 10-run third inning that chased CC Sabathia from his shortest start in six years, and the Texas Rangers routed the reeling Yankees 15-4 Saturday to send New York to its ninth loss in 10 game…
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  • Holland likely out until well after All-Star break

    Holland likely out until well after All-Star break

    MLB.com May 23 (yesterday)
    Rangers left-hander Derek Holland, on the disabled list with a strained muscle in his left shoulder, is expected to begin a throwing program in the next "several" days, but it could be two to three more weeks before he is ready to throw off a mound.
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  • Prince Fielder Helps Rangers Overcome Yankees and Michael Pined…

    Prince Fielder Helps Rangers Overcome Yankees and Michael Pineda

    nytimes.com May 22 (yesterday)
    Fielder hit a three-run homer as Pineda followed up his worst outing of the season at Kansas City with another poor performance against Texas.
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  • Fielder Hit 2 Homers, Rangers Top Yankees for 3rd Win in Row

    Fielder Hit 2 Homers, Rangers Top Yankees for 3rd Win in Row

    nytimes.com May 22 (yesterday)
    Prince Fielder launched two long homers, drove in four runs and helped the Texas Rangers hold off the New York Yankees 10-9 Friday night for their third straight win.
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  • Rangers call up outfielder, but not Hamilton

    Rangers call up outfielder, but not Hamilton

    MLB.com May 22 (2 days ago)
    The Rangers had a need for an outfielder Friday, but decided the time was still not right to bring Josh Hamilton to the big leagues. Instead, the Rangers called up Jake Smolinski from Triple-A Round Rock when they put outfielder Kyle Blanks on the disab…
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  • Moreland's bat more than enough vs. Red Sox

    Moreland's bat more than enough vs. Red Sox

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 22 (3 days ago)
    Wandy Rodriguez kept the Red Sox in their offensive funk while leading the Rangers to an 3-1 victory in the rubber match of a three-game series.
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  • Ex-Rangers Manager Washington Rejoin Athletics as Coach

    Ex-Rangers Manager Washington Rejoin Athletics as Coach

    nytimes.com May 21 (3 days ago)
    Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington has been hired as a major league coach for the Oakland Athletics, returning to the club where he was a coach for 11 years.
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  • Klein Wins 1st Major League Start, Rangers Top Red Sox 2-1

    Klein Wins 1st Major League Start, Rangers Top Red Sox 2-1

    nytimes.com May 20 (4 days ago)
    Phil Klein allowed one run in his first major league start, Robinson Chirinos hit a solo homer and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Wednesday night.
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  • Josh Hamilton launches first rehab home run into a pool

    Josh Hamilton launches first rehab home run into a pool

    yahoo.com May 20 (4 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. Over the past two weeks, Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton has been slowly working himself into baseball shape with a sharp eye toward his return to MLB during his extended minor-league rehab assignment. On We…
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  • Tolleson has aspirations to be Rangers' closer

    Tolleson has aspirations to be Rangers' closer

    MLB.com May 20 (4 days ago)
    Rangers pitcher Shawn Tolleson was a closer during his Minor League days with the Dodgers. The right-hander must have been good at it, because he had a 1.34 ERA in 107 games, opponents had a .194 batting average and he had 49 saves.
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  • Panda day to day with bruised left knee

    Panda day to day with bruised left knee

    MLB.com May 20 (4 days ago)
    As expected, third baseman Pablo Sandoval was absent from the Red Sox's starting lineup Wednesday with a bone bruise after getting drilled on his left knee during Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Rangers.
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  • Papi, Napoli power Sox past Rangers

    Papi, Napoli power Sox past Rangers

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 19 (5 days ago)
    The Red Sox had some life back in the bats in Tuesday night's opener of a six-game homestand, as David Ortiz and Mike Napoli both belted home runs to pace a 13-hit attack in an 4-3 victory over the Rangers. The hit total was the highest by Boson in May,…
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  • Rangers ink extension with Spring Training home

    Rangers ink extension with Spring Training home

    MLB.com May 19 (5 days ago)
    The Rangers and the Royals have agreed to a seven-year contract extension with the city of Surprise, Ariz., in exchange for approximately $21.9 million of improvements in the Spring Training facility they have shared since 2003.
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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.

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