Found July 04, 2012 on Sports Media Watch:
PLAYERS: Erin Andrews
TEAMS: Texas Rangers
Texas Rangers broadcaster Dave Barnett expects to miss the rest of the season with health issues. In other news, ESPN’s Jamie Little is preparing to go on maternity leave, and Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews will make her on-air debut at the MLB All-Star Game. Rangers’ Barnett Expects to Miss Remainder of the Season: Texas Rangers play-by-play voice Dave Barnett will take an extended leave of absence from the team due to unspecified health issues. In a statement released earlier this [...]

Darvish's online vote win gives Rangers an eighth All-Star

Eight is enough for the Texas Rangers. When Major League Baseball's Final Man Vote was done Thursday, Yu Darvish was headed to the All-Star Game in Kansas City thanks to 7.3 million online votes. Darvish becomes the eighth Ranger on the team. Darvish beat the Chicago White Sox's Jake Peavy for the last spot on the AL squad. Darvish joins Mike Napoli, Ian Kinsler, Adrian...

Erin Andrews to Make FOX Debut at MLB All-Star Game

According to Dan Bell of FOX, the Erin Andrews era at her new broadcast home will begin sooner than thought. Dan announced the following via Twitter: ‘We are happy to announce that Erin Andrews will make her FOX Sports debut at the 83rd MLB All-Star Game Tues. July 10 in KC.’ He also made it known that Erin will make her college football host debut for FOX on Sept 1. Article...

The Texas Rangers Were Hit With A Chicago Whites Sox Blizard Of Runs Wow

The Texas Rangers who are clearly one of the best teams in baseball didn’t see this storm coming. The Chicago White Sox beat the Rangers 19-2, the Sox got their offense going with three home runs in the first inning, the Rangers didn’t know what hit them. Youkilis got the home run derby going against the Rangers with a two run shot. Then, Dunn hit a home run to make it 3-0. The...

Hottest Texas Rangers Fan Alive? Amber Leigh Hartman (Pics)

Not many people outside of the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex are familiar with media persona Amber Leigh Hartman. But now with her beloved Texas Rangers in the World Series, her Q rating is likely to skyrocket. She’s probably the hottest Rangers fan alive, although this female fan who sexualizes the mundane practice of balloon popping into fetishistic behavior...isn’t far behind...

Twins-Rangers Preview

Yu Darvish is going to the All-Star game, but he won't throw another pitch until then. It'll be up to fellow rookie Martin Perez to help the AL West-leading Texas Rangers avoid their longest slide in more than a year as they open a three-game series with the visiting Minnesota Twins on Friday night. This contest was originally scheduled to be started by Darvish, who Thursday...

Stay Hot, Twitter

Yu Darvish was elected by fan vote to the 2012 All Star game, which really shouldn’t be a reason to hurl around racist remarks, but leave it to the lonely people that inhabit the depths of Twitter to make this in to an oppourtunity to show the world their true colors. Don’t be pissed that Yu Darvish is a Japanese rock star and you’re nothing more than a Twitter hack, Dan Sleezer...

Rangers Minor League Roundup – 7/4

Single-A Hickory pitchers Will Lamb and Nick McBride combined to toss a one-hitter in front of a sellout crowd at L.P. Frans Stadium on July 4. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action in the Texas Rangers' system.

Darvish, Freese added to All-Star teams by fan vote

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish and St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese were picked for the All-Star Game in the online Final Vote fan balloting, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. Darvish became the eighth member of the Rangers to be named to the All-Star team by beating out Chicago's Jake Peavy, Baltimore's Jason Hammel, Kansas City's Jonathan Broxton...

Fox Sports Hits it Big with the Arrival of Andrews

Fox Sports Hits it Big with the Arrival of AndrewsOver the weekend, a big change occurred in the sports media world, as ESPN’s Erin Andrews left ESPN to take on a role at Fox Sports. This change is a great move for both Andrews and Fox Sports.  After spending the majority of her career at ESPN as a side line reporter, Andrews will now see her role expand immensely.   Andrews...
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