Found August 22, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
ARLINGTON, Texas Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre became just the second batter this year to homer twice in an inning as he pounded two in the fourth Wednesday to give him three for the game. Beltre homered in the second inning against Baltimore's Tommy Hunter and then hit a two-run homer to start a nine-run fourth off Hunter. Beltre capped the scoring with two-run homer off Kevin Gregg. Los Angeles' Kendrys Morales is the only other player in the majors to homer twice in an inning this year. He did that against the Rangers in Arlington. The three-homer game was the first for Beltre in the regular season. He had three homers in Game 4 of the American League Division Series last year. Beltre came into Wednesday's game with just one homer in his past 29 games. He now has 22 on the season and is just the ninth third baseman in major-league history with at least 10 20-homer seasons.

Texas' Adrian Beltre hits 3 homers

Adrian Beltre has hit three home runs in his first three at-bats against the Baltimore Orioles, including two in the Texas Rangers' nine-run fourth inning. Beltre hit his first homer Wednesday night leading off the second against Tommy Hunter. With that long ball, he became the ninth third baseman in major league history with 10 seasons of at least 20 home runs. He connected...

Beltre blasts Rangers past Orioles

Adrian Beltre hit three home runs, including two in a nine-run fourth inning, and had five RBI in the Texas Rangers' 12-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. Beltre hit his first homer leading off the second against former teammate Tommy Hunter. He connected again off Hunter for a two-run shot with none out in the fourth. He then hit another two-run drive...

Rangers hope for Napoli's return in September

ARLINGTON, Texas Texas catcher Mike Napoli is eligible to come off the disabled list Sunday but it's not going to happen. Napoli, who is on the DL with a strained left quad, still isn't running the bases. Texas manager Ron Washington is hoping to have Napoli available around Sept. 1, which is also when the rosters expand. "We won't write that in stone,"...

Holland, Dempster impersonate Harry Caray

ARLINGTON, Texas Left-hander Derek Holland has been the man when it comes to Harry Caray impersonations with the Texas Rangers. The acquisition of Ryan Dempster at the trade deadline last month changed that. Holland, who took his Caray work to a national level last year during the World Series, got a chance to work with the godfather of Caray impersonations last week when the...

Rangers 12, Orioles 3

Adrian Beltre hit three home runs, including two in a nine-run fourth inning, and had five RBIs in the Texas Rangers' 12-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night. Beltre hit his first homer leading off the second against former teammate Tommy Hunter. He connected again off Hunter for a two-run shot with none out in the fourth. He then hit another two-run drive...

Wash doesn't feel pressure to play prospects

For whatever reason, there's a segment of fans who seem more concerned about the 2015 Texas Rangers than what happening this season. Even some of my colleagues in the media seem obsessed with trying to trade All-Star shortstop Elvis Andrus to make room for one of the top prospects in baseball, Jurickson Profar. There seems to be such a fascination with the unknown that it causes...

Yu Darvish has tightness in groin

Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish has experienced some tightness in his right quadriceps during a bullpen session Tuesday. Rangers manager Ron Washington said after Texas' 5-3 loss to the Orioles the right-hander will be reevaluated Wednesday but is expected to make his next scheduled start Thursday against the Twins in Arlington. ''It's no issue,'' Washington...

Rangers' Darvish to skip a start because of leg problem

The Texas Rangers have decided not to take any chances with Yu Darvish's tight right quadriceps. After a staff meeting that included Darvish, manager Ron Washington decided to skip Darvish's scheduled start Thursday and move him back to Tuesday against Tampa to give the quadriceps muscle time to settle down. Darvish has had some issues with the quad over the course of the...

Ryan Dempster and Derek Holland Announce Highlights as Harry Caray

Ryan Dempster and Derek Holland had some fun in the MLB Fan Cave. The two pitchers announced some MLB highlights as legendary Chicago Cubs announcer Harry Caray. I guess Dempster had picked up some tips from Will Ferrell already. And Holland has some television experience outside of baseball. These guys are are a hilarious. I’m hoping they bring out some extra cheers if the Rangers...

Feldman, Rangers upended by Orioles

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Nate McLouth's two-run home run keyed Baltimore's four-run fifth inning and the Orioles held off the Texas Rangers 5-3 Tuesday night. Chris Tillman (6-2) gave up three runs on six hits and struck out seven and walked one in 6 2-3 innings before giving way to the Orioles' bullpen, which now has a 1.57 ERA in the last 18 games. Jim Johnson worked...

Derek Holland & Ryan Dempster produce dueling Harry Carays

Your browser does not support iframes. Ryan Dempster and Derek Holland are two MLB pitchers known for their impressions and humorous antics.  Both have made their Harry Caray impersonations a major pitch in the comedic arsenal.  It just so happens that with Dempster's trade from Chicago to Texas, the two are on the same pitching staff and can now take their Dueling Harry...

Texas Rangers fan does Soulja Boy parody song for Yu Darvish (Video)

As it has been previously noted on this website, I'm not a huge fan of fan-made parody music videos but this one is pretty good. Check out rapper Smosy paying tribute to Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish with this track called, "Do The Yu": (Courtesy of Sweater Punch)

Video: Derek Holland and Ryan Dempster With Strong Harry Caray Impressions

Dempster has a stronger Harry Caray. He commits to the character. Derek just wings it and is a good sport. Will Ferrell would be proud of Ryan’s impression. I would have loved to have heard where the conversation would have went if they asked each other if they would eat the moon if it were [...]

Twins try to slow Hamilton, Beltre, Rangers

By NICOLINO DIBENEDETTO, STATS WriterThe AL West-leading Texas Rangers are dominating the Minnesota Twins this season, but Adrian Beltre and Josh Hamilton's success against them goes much further back.The duo looks for another big effort at the plate as the Rangers attempt to beat the Twins for the seventh time in eight meetings Friday night.Texas (73-51) is 6-1 against Minnesota...

Uggh….Like an Uninvited Guest, Roger Clemens is Back.

Roger Clemens had a storied career. Now, he’s like a cold sore. When he keeps coming back, it’s awfully embarrassing. The 50-year-old former All-Star signed with the Sugar Land (Texas) Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League on Monday. He is expected to start for the minor league team on Saturday at home against Bridgeport. “His fastball was clocked at 87 mph; all of his...
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