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Paxton cruises as Mariners blank Rangers

Paxton cruises as Mariners blank Rangers

MLB.com nytimes.com Updated 12 hours ago
Rookie southpaw James Paxton bounced back from the first loss of his career to throw 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night against Texas as Seattle rolled to a 5-0 win at Safeco Field and maintained its hold on the second Wild Card position in the American League…
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  • Mariners again calling on Ramirez for spot start

    Mariners again calling on Ramirez for spot start

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    Looking to give the rotation extra rest for the final month of the season and a possible trip to the playoffs, Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon announced Tuesday that right-hander Erasmo Ramirez will make a spot start Wednesday against the Rangers.
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  • Choice eager for fresh start at big league level

    Choice eager for fresh start at big league level

    MLB.com 17 hours ago
    Rangers outfielder Michael Choice returned to the big leagues on Tuesday and manager Ron Washington had a chat with him before facing the Mariners.
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  • Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus figure out their boundaries, fin…

    Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus figure out their boundaries, finally (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    There isn't a more amusing left-side-of-the-infield duo in baseball than Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus of the Texas Rangers, who can often be found behaving like quarreling brothers when pop ups are hit in their direction. One will mimic the other. The…
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  • Mikolas Strong Start Lifts Rangers Over Mariners

    Mikolas Strong Start Lifts Rangers Over Mariners

    nytimes.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Miles Mikolas allowed three hits in eight scoreless innings, J.P. Arencibia singled home the go-ahead run in the fourth and the Texas Rangers opened a three-game set against the Seattle Mariners with a 2-0 win on Monday night.
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  • Choo to have season-ending elbow surgery

    Choo to have season-ending elbow surgery

    MLB.com ESPN.com Aug 25 (yesterday)
    Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo is having surgery to remove bone spurs from his left elbow and will not play for the remainder of the 2014 season, the team announced Monday.
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  • Clock ticking on Darvish's return this season

    Clock ticking on Darvish's return this season

    MLB.com Aug 25 (yesterday)
    The chances of Yu Darvish pitching for the Rangers again this season are starting to vanish. General manager Jon Daniels admitted Monday that the calendar is starting to work against the Rangers.
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  • Rangers Avoid Sweep With 3-1 Win Over Royals

    Rangers Avoid Sweep With 3-1 Win Over Royals

    nytimes.com Aug 24 (3 days ago)
    Scott Baker won as a starter for the first time in more than three years and the Texas Rangers beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.
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  • Main squeeze: Williams again stars in Philly's win

    Main squeeze: Williams again stars in Philly's win

    MLB.com Aug 24 (3 days ago)
    Five months and three cities later, Jerome Williams appears to have finally settled in. The journeyman right-hander proved to be an experiment gone wrong in stints with the Astros and Rangers earlier this year, but he continued to make his case for a sp…
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  • Rangers trade catcher Soto to A's for cash

    Rangers trade catcher Soto to A's for cash

    ESPN.com MLB.com Aug 24 (3 days ago)
    The Rangers traded catcher Geovany Soto to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
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  • The Grand Slam: Royals win again, open up three-game lead in AL…

    The Grand Slam: Royals win again, open up three-game lead in AL Central

    yahoo.com MLB.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)
    The Kansas City Royals are on a remarkable roll and they aren't slowing down for anybody. With their 6-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night, the Royals have now won 24 of their last 30 games, and have opened up a season-high three-game lead ov…
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  • Darvish to remain on DL when eligible to return

    Darvish to remain on DL when eligible to return

    ESPN.com Aug 23 (4 days ago)
    Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish will remain on the disabled list after he's eligible to return next week.
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  • Tigers allow 20 runs in Minnesota, turn to shortstop Andrew Rom…

    Tigers allow 20 runs in Minnesota, turn to shortstop Andrew Romine for relief

    yahoo.com Aug 23 (4 days ago)
    Friday marked the seventh anniversary of the Texas Rangers putting up 30 runs in one game against the Baltimore Orioles, so maybe we shouldn't be too surprised that a team turned back the clock and lit up the scoreboard again. Then again, maybe we shoul…
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  • Man pleads guilty in Cuban player smuggling

    Man pleads guilty in Cuban player smuggling

    ESPN.com Aug 22 (5 days ago)
    A man accused of masterminding a human trafficking ring pleaded guilty Friday to U.S. extortion charges involving the smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin.
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  • MLB stars commit to 'All-Star Series' in Japan

    MLB stars commit to 'All-Star Series' in Japan

    MLB.com Aug 21 (6 days ago)
    Robinson Cano, Adam Jones, Albert Pujols and Yasiel Puig will highlight a group of MLB stars, led by Rangers manager Ron Washington, who will travel to Japan in November to take part in a five-game All-Star Series against Japan's national team, Samurai …
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  • Martinez's happy homecoming spurs Rangers in finale

    Martinez's happy homecoming spurs Rangers in finale

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 20 (7 days ago)
    The Nick Martinez Fan Club showed ready to cheer for the local boy, and he followed through with seven strikeouts over six two-run innings in a 5-4 victory over the Marlins on Wednesday afternoon at Marlins Park.
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  • Holland not quite ready to rejoin Rangers' rotation

    Holland not quite ready to rejoin Rangers' rotation

    MLB.com Aug 20
    The Rangers see Derek Holland making progress in his recovery from offseason knee surgery. They still don't see him ready to return to the Major Leagues.
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  • Pipeline preview: Frisco, San Antonio set for battle

    Pipeline preview: Frisco, San Antonio set for battle

    MLB.com Aug 20
    Top prospect from the Rangers' and Padres' organizations will meet in Texas League matchup on Wednesday when Joey Gallo and Double-A Frisco take on Austin Hedges and San Antonio.
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  • Stanton Single in 10th Sends Marlins Over Rangers

    Stanton Single in 10th Sends Marlins Over Rangers

    nytimes.com Aug 19
    Giancarlo Stanton hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Tuesday night for their third straight win.
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  • Preller brings renowned scout Welke from Texas

    Preller brings renowned scout Welke from Texas

    MLB.com Aug 19
    New Padres general manager A.J. Preller has made his first official hire, as he's bringing renowned scout and longtime friend Don Welke with him from the Rangers.
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  • Source: P Darvish clears waivers for Rangers

    Source: P Darvish clears waivers for Rangers

    ESPN.com Aug 19
    Yu Darvish, Adrian Beltre, Shin-Soo Choo and Elvis Andrus of the Texas Rangers cleared waivers Monday, according to a source.
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  • Video - Rangers Take Down Royals 00:16

    Rangers Take Down Royals

    Aug 24
    The Rangers avoided a sweep with a 3-1 win over the Royals.
  • Video - Royals Homer Past Rangers 00:27

    Royals Homer Past Rangers

    Aug 22
    The Royals hit two home runs in a 6-3 win over the Rangers, their seventh victory in nine games.
  • Video - Rangers Fend Off Marlins 00:41

    Rangers Fend Off Marlins

    Aug 20
    The Rangers scored five runs in the first two innings en route to defeating the Marlins 5-4.
  • Video - Stanton Lifts Marlins In 10 00:50

    Stanton Lifts Marlins In 10

    Aug 19
    Giancarlo Stanton's RBI single in the 10th inning gave the Marlins a 4-3 win over the Rangers.

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