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Rangers swipe game on Elvis' steal of home

Rangers swipe game on Elvis' steal of home

MLB.com Updated 5 hours ago
Elvis Andrus' steal of home finished off a four-run rally in the top of the seventh and the Rangers defeated the Padres, 8-6, at Petco Park on Tuesday night. The Rangers, with their eighth win in 11 games, are now three games behind the Astros in the Am…
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  • Elvis Andrus steals home in win over Padres

    Elvis Andrus steals home in win over Padres

    yahoo.com nytimes.com 6 hours ago
    Opposing pitchers take note: Do not fall asleep when Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus is on the bases. San Diego Padres reliever Kevin Quackenbush did not take heed of this warning Tuesday, and he paid for it dearly. [Check out Big League Stew on Tu…
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  • Statcast: Being cruel? Elvis steals home

    Statcast: Being cruel? Elvis steals home

    MLB.com 6 hours ago
    Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus had the Rangers' only hit in 11 at-bats with runners in scoring position Tuesday night. He also had the most stunning play of the night, the Rangers' first straight steal of home in 15 years.
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  • Three keys to rebuilt Rangers' playoff push

    Three keys to rebuilt Rangers' playoff push

    MLB.com 23 hours ago
    After 95 losses in 2014 and a brutal run of injuries to start 2015, it was easy enough to count the Rangers out. But they've surged back into a playoff position, and it hasn't been just due to Prince Fielder and Cole Hamels.
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  • Ross Shuts Down Rangers, Hits RBI Single in 7-0 Padres Win

    Ross Shuts Down Rangers, Hits RBI Single in 7-0 Padres Win

    nytimes.com Sep 1 (yesterday)
    Tyson Ross held Texas to three hits in seven innings and hit an RBI single, and the San Diego Padres won 7-0 on Monday night, handing the Rangers just their third loss in 10 games.
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  • Derek Holland now has a Jobu to go with his 'Major League'-insp…

    Derek Holland now has a Jobu to go with his 'Major League'-inspired haircut

    yahoo.com Aug 31 (yesterday)
    Your browser does not support iframes. Derek Holland had an excellent day Sunday. He threw a three-hit shutout against the Baltimore Orioles with 11 strikeouts as the Texas Rangers won 6-0. It was Holland's third start since returning from a shoulder in…
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  • Roundup: Derek Holland Strikes Out 11 as Rangers Blank Orioles

    Roundup: Derek Holland Strikes Out 11 as Rangers Blank Orioles

    nytimes.com ESPN.com MLB.com Aug 30 (2 days ago)
    Holland, in his third start since coming off the disabled list, matched a career high as Texas completed a three-game sweep of Baltimore.
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  • Odor sets sights on return vs. Padres

    Odor sets sights on return vs. Padres

    MLB.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Rougned Odor continues to get closer to returning to the Rangers' lineup, manager Jeff Banister said Sunday. The second baseman could be ready to go when the Rangers visit the Padres on Monday, six days after he tore a fingernail on his throwing hand wh…
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  • Rangers feeling Wild with third straight win

    Rangers feeling Wild with third straight win

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)
    Texas maintained its grip on the second Wild Card playoff spot in the American League on Saturday night, while Baltimore continued to slide in the other direction. Bobby Wilson's RBI double put the Rangers ahead in the bottom of the sixth inning, and th…
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  • Extra Bases: Texas Rangers Rise After a Trip to the Woodshed

    Extra Bases: Texas Rangers Rise After a Trip to the Woodshed

    nytimes.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)
    After bring routed by the Yankees, 21-5, in late July, Texas made moves to stabilize its pitching staff, and its offense was on a tear in the second half.
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  • Friday's Top 5: Rangers get star performances from Hamels,…

    Friday's Top 5: Rangers get star performances from Hamels, Choo

    ESPN.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)
    Friday's Top 5: Rangers get star performances from Hamels, Choo
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  • Texas holds steady in WC with win over O's

    Texas holds steady in WC with win over O's

    MLB.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)
    Rangers starter Cole Hamels had one shaky inning of control issues but was otherwise brilliant, holding the Orioles to two hits over eight innings in a 4-1 victory on Friday night.
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  • Rangers call up lefty Faulkner, option Martinez

    Rangers call up lefty Faulkner, option Martinez

    MLB.com Aug 28 (5 days ago)
    The Rangers called up left-handed pitcher Andrew Faulkner from Triple-A Round Rock and optioned right-hander Nick Martinez on Friday.
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  • Banister's influence shouldn't be overlooked

    Banister's influence shouldn't be overlooked

    MLB.com Aug 27 (5 days ago)
    For anybody who wonders, Jeff Banister's experiences gave him resilience and grit, and right now, that's translated into how the Rangers have responded under his guidance.
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  • Roundup: Rangers End Blue Jays’ Winning Streak; Homers Power Gi…

    Roundup: Rangers End Blue Jays’ Winning Streak; Homers Power Giants Past Cubs

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 27 (5 days ago)
    Yovani Gallardo threw five and a third scoreless innings to win his 100th career victory as the Rangers stopped the Blue Jays’ five-game winning streak.
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  • Encarnacion's hitting streak reaches 22

    Encarnacion's hitting streak reaches 22

    MLB.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    Edwin Encarnacion owns the longest hitting streak in the Major Leagues this season after he extended his run to 22 games with an RBI double during the eighth inning of Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Rangers.
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  • Revere robs DeShields with amazing catch

    Revere robs DeShields with amazing catch

    MLB.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)
    The Blue Jays acquired veteran left fielder Ben Revere from the Phillies last month primarily for his defense, and he showed everybody why with a sensational catch during the third inning of Wednesday's 12-4 win over the Rangers.
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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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