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Chicago White Sox
Michael Young ripped an RBI single to snap a tie in the sixth inning and Colby Lewis struck out nine in six frames as host Texas spoiled Robin Ventura's managerial debut with Chicago with a 3-2 victory Friday.Ian Kinsler homered for the second straight season opener and Josh Hamilton had a pair of hits and scored the go-ahead run on Young's single for the Rangers.Lewis (1-0) breezed into the sixth inning before Adam Dunn tied a Major League Baseball record with his eighth opening-day homer. Alexei Ramirez added an RBI single to tie the game at 2-2.Hamilton led off the bottom half of the frame with a single to shallow left center and advanced to second on a groundout. Young then deposited an offering from John Danks (0-1) into shallow left field to plate Hamilton and give Texas a 3-2 lead.Alexi Ogando relieved Lewis and struck out the side in the seventh inning. Mike Adams worked a scoreless eighth and Joe Nathan retired the side in order in the ninth in his debut with the Ra...
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Nolan Ryan and Robin Ventura met to call peace after their infamous 1993 brawl that occurred after Ventura charged the mound.
For nearly 40 years, opening day for the Texas Rangers only offered hope if you ignored reality and history. Even when the organization won the AL West three times in the 1990s, it was never a serious threat to make it past the New York Yankees.
But coming off back-to-back trips to the World Series, the Rangers have become one of baseball's superpowers. It would be considered...
Robin Ventura and Nolan Ryan have spoken for the first time since their infamous brawl 19 seasons ago.
Ryan, the Hall of Fame pitcher who is the Texas Rangers president, went to the visitors' clubhouse before Friday's opener to wish good luck to Ventura before his managerial debut for the Chicago White Sox.
It was their first meeting since a hot August night at old Arlington...
The Texas Rangers honored the memory of a fan who fell to his death last year, unveiling a life-size statue of the man and his son.
Shannon Stone was killed when he fell over a railing during a game in July 2011 while attempting to catch a ball thrown to him by Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton.
Stone's 7-year-old son, Cooper, and his widow, Jenny, attended Thursday's...
Joe Nathan took the ball in a tie game in his second appearance for the Texas Rangers. One batter later, they were losing.
Alex Rios led off the top of the ninth with a homer on a 1-2 pitch off Nathan and the Chicago White Sox won 4-3 Saturday night to give new manager Robin Ventura his first victory.
Nathan (0-1), the former Minnesota Twins closer who signed with Texas during...
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Ron Swanson and Darryl Philbin may not hail from Chicago, but the actors that play them do. Parks and Recreation's Nick Offerman and The Office's Craig Robinson both grew up near the Windy City, but take opposite sides on the Cubs-White Sox rivalry. In a new commercial from New Era -- which played on the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry last year with John Krasinksi and Alec Baldwin...
It's been nearly twenty years since the infamous Nolan Ryan/Robin Ventura brawl, which Ryan got the best of Ventura and has been a running joke since then. A then 46 year old Ryan took the young Ventura to the woodshed. Numerous videos have been shown and Ventura has never been able to live it down.
The two have never crossed paths until today. Ryan is the CEO of the Texas...
Robin Ventura hasn't spoken to Nolan Ryan since charging the mound against the Hall of Fame pitcher 19 seasons ago.
When Ventura makes his managerial debut for the Chicago White Sox on Friday in a season opener at Texas, Ryan will be sitting in the front row of his team's new-look ballpark.
Six months after being hired for his first managing job, Ventura's first game...
Four Frisco RoughRiders pitchers combined to post an opening-day shutout of the Springfield Cardinals, allowing only four hits and striking out 16 batters on Thursday. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action in the Texas Rangers' system.
This is arguably the greatest day of the year. The Texas Rangers begin their defense of the AL Crown, and look to get back to the World Series for the third straight season (and maybe they’ll just win the damn thing this time). I’ll probably never fully recover from the beating my sports heart took [...]
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