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By STEPHEN HAWKINS
AP Sports Writer
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers postponed their game Wednesday night against Arizona due to unplayable field conditions caused by a severe thunderstorm just more than an hour before the game was scheduled to start.
During the storm that included lightning, gusty winds and heavy rains, the infield was soaked while the grounds crew struggled to get the tarp on the field.
Though the rain stopped and the grounds crew had been working on the field, Rangers officials announced the postponement just about an hour after the scheduled start.
That decision was made after Rangers manager Ron Washington and Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson gathered with other officials, including Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan and general manager Jon Daniels, to survey the field.
Washington said afterward that the home plate area was too soft. So were the paths between the plate and first base, and third base and home.
Arizona and Texas will play a single game as schedule...
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YouTube Wednesday’s game between the Rangers and Diamondbacks was cancelled due to an unplayable field after a whole day of rain in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. But those with tickets at least got some action if they stuck around. The Rangers grounds crew had issues trying to remove the tarp from the field. A gust of wind gave several members a nice ride and started a mean game...
ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers continue to have their resolve tested on the injury front.
Wednesday was nothing new.
Second baseman Ian Kinsler, who is eligible to come off the disabled list Sunday, will be out around two more weeks after an MRI revealed a stress reaction in his right rib area.
That wasn't the only injury setback for the club either as right-hander Colby...
Chalk one up for the inanimate object.
Tarp won the latest battle in the never-ending war between man and tarp on Wednesday. The grounds crew at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington did all it could to keep things under control during the unplayable conditions, which postponed the evening’s Rangers-Diamondbacks game, but Mother Nature really complicated matters.
The grounds crew tried...
The Texas Rangers will have to wait longer to get back right-hander Colby Lewis and second baseman Ian Kinsler.
General manager Jon Daniels said Wednesday that Lewis has been pulled off his rehabilitation assignment because of muscular soreness in his elbow. Lewis had surgery last July to repair a torn flexor tendon in his elbow.
Kinsler has been out since May 18 with bruised ribs...
The Texas Rangers are still one of the best teams in baseball right now, but they've seen their lead in the American League West shrink drastically. The team could use some reinforcements, but they may have to wait a bit longer. Ian Kinsler, on the disabled list with an intercostal strain, has suffered a setback in his recovery.
According to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com,...
ARLINGTON, Texas Texas prospect Mike Olt, who has been sidelined by eye issues since late April, is slated to return from the minor league disabled list Friday night and play for Double-A Frisco.
Olt has spent the week in Surprise and has played in extended spring training games.
Olt hasn't played in an actual game since April 25. He was put on the disabled list May 8 with...
First, Texas Rangers catcher AJ Pierzynski was tagged out at home plate, but we're laughing at him falling down the dugout stairs right after.
If you ever been to North Texas for a long period of time you know that monster thunderstorms can pop up quickly.
A grand-daddy thunderstorm popped up before the Texas Rangers game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday night leaving the Rangers grounds crew to fight the elements while dragging the tarp.
Video: Wild weather hits Rangers Ballpark
Texas Rangers starter Alexi Ogando could be back in the big leagues next week, providing a rehab start at Double-A Frisco on Friday goes well. MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan and Master Tesfatsion report that Ogando will make a five inning/75-pitch start, which the Rangers hope will be the final stage in his recovery. After throwing bullpen sessions Monday and Wednesday, Ogando sounds...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers postponed their game Wednesday night against Arizona due to unplayable field conditions caused by a severe thunderstorm just more than an hour before the game was scheduled to start.
During the storm that included gusty winds and heavy rains, the infield was soaked while the grounds crew struggled to get the tarp on the field.
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Most of the Rangers’ runs were scored on Brandon McCarthy...
The Texas Rangers' offense got in gear and they ended their longest losing streak of the season.
After much delay, so did the Kansas City Royals, who still need to improve their offense under interim hitting coach George Brett.
The AL West-leading Rangers and Royals meet for the first time this season Friday night in Arlington.
Losers of three straight heading into Thursday...
The Texas Rangers have lost a season-high three straight and now must face a red-hot Brandon McCarthy.
McCarthy has been stellar over his last three outings for the Arizona Diamondbacks heading into Wednesday night's matchup in Arlington.
Texas (32-20) was swept Monday in a doubleheader at Arizona after falling 4-3 in 13 innings at Seattle on Sunday.
"(Sunday) we had...