This is the October 1, 2012 news archive. View today's Rangers rumors and news.
Major League Baseball is conducting an investigation after a tweet containing a homophobic slur came from Derek Holland's Twitter account on Sunday night. The twist: The Texas Rangers lefty was pitching against the Los Angeles Angels at the time the sin…
Share TweetTexas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is in the lineup as the designated hitter for Monday's game with the Oakland A's, one day after leaving the second game of a doubleheader with a left shoulder strain.Source: ESPN.com
Rangers prez wants Darvish to start Game 1Updated Oct 1, 2012 Share TweetTexas Rangers president Nolan Ryan said he has the most confidence in Yu Darvish over the left-handers in his rotation to pitch the first game of the club's postseason.Source: ESPN.com
MLB Notebook: Napoli crushes former team at plateUpdated Oct 1, 2012 Share TweetMike Napoli has been one of the top hitting catchers throughout his career, and he has hit home runs in 6.3 percent of his plate appearances in his two years with the Rangers.Source: MLB.com
Aquamen! Rangers rookies get swimming-themed hazing (Photos)Updated Oct 1, 2012 Share TweetWith 2012 being an Olympic year, we've already seen the Summer Games reflected in baseball's annual rookie hazing when the Washington Nationals turned Bryce Harper and his young pals into the Fierce Five. Now the Texas Rangers have gotten in on the act …Source: yahoo.comShare TweetThe Rangers clinched a postseason berth on Sunday in Game 2 of a doubleheader in Texas, and they brought two other teams into the playoffs with them: the Yankees and Orioles.Source: MLB.com
Athletics Clinch Playoff SpotOct 1Grant Balfour struck out the side in the ninth inning to help the A's clinch a playoff spot and inch closer to the Rangers in the race for the AL West.
Defense still leading way for Chicago BearsOct 1The Bears' defense is aging, but it put on a dominant display in Dallas.
Los Angeles Lakers' Letter of the Day -- AOct 1Can Los Angeles Lakers' many type-A personalities coexist on the same team in 2012-13? J.A. Adande turns to Steve Jobs for some insight.
Peter King: Taking stock of the top stories in the season's first four gam…Oct 1The NFL at the quarter pole: strange days indeed. Cards and Vikings, a combined 7-1. Saints and Lions, a combined 1-7. Rookie quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck are plugging away, playing well, but the best rookie of the first quarter of th…
Don Banks: Victorious Vick helps Eagles finally resemble the team they wan…Oct 1PHILADELPHIA -- Say what you will about the state of Michael Vick's game so far this season. Call him turnover-prone, or injury-prone or forever prone to spark raging debates about his worthiness and suitability to be the starting quarterback in Philade…