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Justin Grimm (credits below) SP- JUSTIN GRIMM (TEXAS)- The Rangers have a gem in the making here with Grimm. Justin made his major league debut Sunday as he earned a win and struck out seven batters. Texas has stated that Grimm is one of their top prospects as he has posted a 1.87 E.R.A. in 77 innings at the AA level. Just how the Rangers decide to use him will be the question here as free agent signee Roy Oswalt gets ready in his minor tune up. Worth a flier if you are struggling for pitching help although once Oswalt gets the call he may be optioned back to the minors for a little more seasoning.SP/RP- LUCAS HARRELL (HOUSTON)- Harrell has struggled as of late surrendering 22 runs in his last 23 2/3 innings of work. For the season he has a 6-5 record , 5.06 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP not exactly lights out numbers. Lucas minor league career numbers are really not that flattering as well, so for now I see him useful only in N.L. leagues and in head -to -head leagues when the match-ups are ...
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Texas Rangers broadcaster Dave Barnett lost his mind Monday night during the Rangers vs. Padres game in San Diego. During the eighth inning, Barnett said the "go-ahead run is at fifth" even though there is no such thing as a fifth base in baseball. Barnett proceeded to then talk about a "botched robbery" and "henchmen."Barnett sounded like a man drunk...
The Texas Rangers announced that Roy Oswalt will make his debut for the club on Friday against the Rockies. Oswalt, an eleven year veteran with a career 3.21 ERA and 7.3 SO.9 rate, has been mediocre at best in the Rangers minor league system.
He went 1-1 with a 5.87 ERA over four starts since joining the club as a free agent. One would assume that the Rangers would prefer to give...
The epidemic of injuries that has hit the Texas Rangers in recent weeks had been contained to the pitching staff. Until Tuesday. First baseman Mitch Moreland felt his left hamstring "grab pretty good," as he leaned forward to try to beat out the back end of a bases-loaded, inning-ending double play in the second inning Tuesday in the Rangers' 7-3 win over the San...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Josh Hamilton returned to the Texas lineup after missing four starts due to illness and hit a two-run triple to lead the Rangers to a 7-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night.
Hamilton, who leads the major leagues with 66 RBIs, went 2 for 5 and scored two runs as the Rangers extended their winning streak to five games.
Nelson Cruz and Adrian Beltre...
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Double-A Frisco third baseman Mike Olt added two more extra-base hits on Monday, including his 20th home run of the season. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action in the Texas Rangers' system.
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Left-hander Matt Harrison won his fifth straight decision and David Murphy's two-run single in the first inning held up as the Texas Rangers beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Monday night for their fourth straight victory.
Harrison (9-3) tied CC Sabathia and Ivan Nova of the New York Yankees for the AL lead in victories. Harrison allowed one run and six hits in...
Before the game, Mark McLemore picked Scott Feldman as his “player to watch.” I was already feeling wary about Feldman’s start (his last few have been horrendous), and this only made me more nervous. As I’ve mentioned on here before, Feldman is one of my favorite players. I don’t know why. He just is. His rough outings have been as hard on me as they were on him...
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Yu Darvish settled down to hold San Diego to five hits over eight innings and got his first major league hit to help the Texas Rangers beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Wednesday for their sixth straight win.
Darvish (9-4), who struck out eight and walked three, leads all big league rookies with nine victories. He pitched for Japan at Petco Park in the 2009 World...
After playing four years at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., outfielder Royce Bolinger is spending one more summer in Spokane to play with the Indians. Lone Star Dugout caught up with the Texas Rangers' sixth-round pick after the draft.
Yu Darvish settled down to hold San Diego to five hits over eight innings and got his first major league hit to help the Texas Rangers beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Wednesday for their sixth straight win.
Darvish (9-4), who struck out eight and walked three, leads all big league rookies with nine victories. He pitched for Japan at Petco Park in the 2009 World Baseball Classic...
When the Rangers were rolling into town I knew it wasn't going to be easy grabbing a win. Although the first game of the series we almost did give them a loss. But of course the lack of offense was prevalent. Then last night was just another slaughter. I guess this is just the status quo for this team. And no one seems to really care either way. Buddy always has something nice...