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ARLINGTON, Texas Texas right-hander Colby Lewis will face hitters on Saturday for the first time since having surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon in his right elbow last July.
Lewis, who was with the Rangers for Opening Day, is slated to throw live batting practice in Surprise, Ariz. Lewis is scheduled to have six live BP sessions before beginning a rehab routine. He hopes the rehab assignment can begin in early May.
But he won't know anything about a timeline until after he throws for the first time.
"We're going to discuss and see how the arm reacts," said Lewis. "But more than likely it will be three, four days off and then pitch again."
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When catching a foul ball at a Major League Baseball game, most of the time it seems that the person who catches the ball is the most excited.
However, the below video shows us that sometimes the fan sitting next to the person who catches it gets more excited.
During yesterday's Texas Rangers/Los Angeles Angels game, Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler fouled off a pitch...
Yu Darvish says he's ready to pitch again after coming within one out of a perfect game in his season debut.
Darvish's next start is Sunday, the finale of the home-opening series against the Los Angeles Angels and five days after his gem against Houston. Darvish said Friday the blister that developed on the ring finger of his right hand during that game isn't a problem...
ST. LOUIS - When the Texas Rangers picked Nick Tepesch to be their fifth starting pitcher, two responses followed.
Casual MLB fans said: "Who?"
And those familiar with Mizzou said: "Hmmm."
Tepesch, the former Tigers pitcher who is scheduled to take the mound for the Rangers' April 9th game against the Rays, is OK with that reaction. He's had to prove...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have called a news conference Thursday to announce the new contract for two-time All-Star shortstop Elvis Andrus.
Andrus and the Rangers this week agreed on a contract guaranteeing him 120 million over an additional eight seasons through 2022 with the Rangers. The deal includes a vesting option for 2023.
With the two years left on his...
Bengie Molina hustled out to the third base line to warm cheers, took his spot next to his St. Louis teammates and raised his arm to acknowledge the San Francisco fans.
Nearly 2 1/2 years later, Molina got his standing ovation Friday for his role in the Giants' run to the 2010 World Series title - despite playing for the Texas Rangers in the matchup. The former catcher returned...
The Texas Rangers officially announced the signing of their current and future SS Elvis Andrus to an 8-year, $120M deal, setting up their middle infield to be one of the strongest in the American League for half a decade or more. The number one major league baseball prospect Jurickson Profar also plays SS, but would be a likely candidate to slide over to 2B. With Andrus at age...
ARLINGTON, Texas Robbie Parker didn't think about anything on the mound Friday at Rangers Ballpark.
It helped him get through a very emotional first pitch before the Texas home opener.
Parker is the father of Emilie Parker, one of the 26 people who died at the Newtown school shooting last year. Robbie Parker is a lifelong Rangers fan who took his daughter to her first Texas...
The Texas Rangers have two good middle infielders, so the best prospect in baseball is starting the season in Triple-A. The St. Louis Cardinals have three good outfielders, so the second best prospect in baseball is starting the season in Triple-A. The Cardinals one glaring weakness is at shortstop. The Rangers spent all winter trying to trade for a young power hitting outfielder...
Opening day was a rainy day throughout much of the United States, as three of the Texas Rangers' four full-season affiliates were washed out on Thursday. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action in the Rangers' system.
Texas Rangers outfielder David Murphy told reporters –
including Anthony Andro of FOX Sports Southwest – that he expects to play
through the remainder of the season and test the free agent market, as there
have been no serious contract extension talks between his camp and the team.
Murphy is currently in the final year of team control, as he’s
Josh Hamilton will be in the other dugout when the Texas Rangers play their home opener Friday.
Texas is coming off an opening series at Houston, when Yu Darvish was one out from a perfect game and Rangers pitchers struck out 43 batters in posting two shutouts. But so much attention in the first home series will be on Hamilton being in a Los Angeles Angels uniform.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead single with two outs in the eighth inning and the Texas Rangers gave their fans plenty of reasons to cheer in the home opener, beating Josh Hamilton and the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Friday.Hamilton was a five-time All-Star and the 2010 AL MVP while with Texas before going to the AL West-rival Angels with a 125 million, five-year contract...