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ARLINGTON, Texas On the day the Texas Rangers acquired a top-flight starter in Matt Garza, another returned to their rotation and was back in ace form.
Right-hander Yu Darvish, who hadn't pitched in 16 days, returned from the disabled list and pitched 6 13 shutouts innings as the Rangers snapped a four-game slide with a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees.
Darvish, who was sidelined by a right trapezius strain, didn't allow a hit until the fifth inning and finished up by allowing just two hits and striking out four in his 90-pitch start.
"He was throwing the ball well and you could see he was fresh," Texas manager Ron Washington said. "When we got into that seventh inning, you could see the heat may have gotten to him a little bit and he quit driving the ball through the catcher. But he was certainly sharp. Sharper than I thought he would be."
Darvish (9-4) was able to remain on schedule by working back from the last five days and approaching Monda...
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The Texas Rangers got Yu Darvish back last night as they took on the ailing New York Yankees. Darvish had been on the DL with a strained shoulder since the second week of July, but the Rangers never thought it was too serious. They simply wanted to be careful with their ace. In his return last night, Darvish was impressive.
The Rangers shutout the Yankees 3-0 and Darvish...
Freshly off trading for Matt Garza, the Texas Rangers are now trying to upgrade some other positions. They have been shaky on offense this year, so the Rangers are going to try to solve their offensive problems.
According to Todd Wills of ESPN Dallas, the Rangers are eyeing a hitter to help improve their offense. He says some options that the team may look at are Cubs outfielder...
ARLINGTON, Texas Mike Olt could be a solid major league third baseman. Justin Grimm has shown flashes of being a viable major-league starter. C.J. Edwards is having a breakout season for Class A Hickory.
All three players could have had an impact on the Texas Rangers in the future. But for the Texas Rangers, the future is the next 64 games and the teams glaring need for an additional...
The Rangers and Cubs were set back on the Matt Garza talks to the point where the Rangers are now viewed as only one of many teams now in the mix for the star righthander.
The impressions left now is Texas and Chicago made no progress in overcoming the snag that derailed a deal for Garza Friday night -- though the Rangers aren't eliminated as both sides are still looking for...
ARLINGTON, Texas As much as fans of the Texas Rangers dislike the New York Yankees, it's hard not to pull for Mariano Rivera.
That was on display once again Tuesday.
As part of his farewell tour in his final season, baseball's all-time saves leader is meeting with people at every stadium he visits and thanking them for what they do.
The stops have included everyone from...
Ivan Nova (4-2, 3.63 ERA) starts off the four game set against Yu Darvish (8-4, 3.02 ERA) and the Rangers. Nova has made four career start against Texas, combining for a 2-1 record with a 5.09 ERA. He earned the victory in his only career start against them at Rangers Ballpark on May 6, 2011, allowing a run on two hits in 7 1/3 innings.
Darvish is coming off the DL with fatigue...
ARLINGTON - Rangers manager Jon Daniels threw his players a life raft Monday when he traded for Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza. After being swept by the Orioles over the weekend, this Rangers clubhouse desperately needed some good news.
Garza, who has been tremendous over his past six starts, will make his Rangers debut Wednesday against the Yankees. The rotation becomes...
Sunday was a frustrating cap to a frustrating series for the Rangers. They were swept and fell a season-high three games behind the A’s in the AL West, plus 1.5 games back in the wild card chase. Here’s a roundup of our coverage from the day:
Rangers doomed by sloppy defense, poor hitting in another loss to Orioles
At various points in the game, the Rangers forced Martin Perez...
Matt Garza will make his Texas Rangers debut Wednesday night against the New York Yankees.
Garza, acquired from the Chicago Cubs in a trade Monday, didn't talk to reporters at Rangers Ballpark on Tuesday. The Rangers said Garza was sticking to his own policy of not doing interviews the day before pitching.
The Rangers optioned right-hander Cory Burns and lefty Joseph Ortiz...
This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Sandlot, and the cult film capped off several months of reunions and tributes in spectacular fashion over the weekend.
Earlier this season, the Texas Rangers hosted an event giving fans the opportunity to watch the movie on the Rangers Ballpark video board — Patrick Renna (Ham Porter) and the film’s writer, David Mickey Evans, even...
The Texas Rangers are definitely in the starting pitching market and are checking in on all of the top pitchers who may be on the market. They have looked at Matt Garza, Bud Norris and another pitcher, who has not been talked about much and is figured to be unavailable via trade.
The Rangers have "checked in" on Royals starting pitcher Ervin Santana, according to Jon...
The deal has been agreed to. Matt Garza will be a member of the Texas Rangers, pending physicals. The deal is that the Rangers are getting Matt Garza for Mike Olt, C.J. Edwards, Justin Grimm and a player to be named later.
Both teams got what they wanted in this deal. The Rangers got a proven, veteran starter in Matt Garza to take over the front end of their rotation, while the...
The Rangers beat the Red Sox and whoever else was remotely interested in the Matt Garza sweepstakes on Monday.
Texas gave up four players and now has eight starting pitchers: Garza, Yu Darvish, Derek Holland, Alexi Ogando, Martin Perez, Colby Lewis, Mat Harrison and Nick Tepesch.
What’s that? No team needs eight starting pitchers? Especially in October, when World Series teams...
It was recently reported that the Texas Rangers were almost
certain to land Chicago Cubs right-handed starting pitcher Matt Garza. Trade
talks between the Rangers and Cubs have since stalled, and Jon Heyman of CBS
Sports is now reporting that Texas is just one of many teams now in the mix for
To this point, it appears that Texas and Chicago made no
(El Duque and Alphonso are both traveling this week, to the sure disappointment of you dozens who derive some mysterious benefit from daily mewling about the Yankees. In my friends' absence, I rededicate this blog to its rightful subject: The Voice, John Sterling.)"Get the decal, get spotted, and win!" John went right to the Sunoco Free Fuel 5000 copy as Lyle Overbay...