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After he gave up four runs on a lead-off walk and four hits in the 1st inning, I thought Scott Feldman (and Rangers fans) were in for a long, rough night of baseball. Thankfully, the game turned around.
Feldman surprised everyone by settling down over the next five innings, giving up just two more hits and holding the Indians scoreless. I don’t know if Mike Maddux touched his shoulder and healed it. Maybe Roy Oswalt sent him a text about taking his next start. Perhaps Adrian Beltre gave him the look of death. Whatever happened, it worked. And I was impressed that Feldman finished six frames and kept the damage pretty limited.
The Rangers’ offense tried to dig out of the hole using the chip away method. They got on the board one run at a time with a solo home run by David Murphy in the 3rd inning, a Mitch Moreland sac fly in the 5th inning and an Adrian Beltre drive over the centerfield wall in the 6th. The chip away method would have worked just fine if the Rangers had kept sc...
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Texas Rangers top prospect Jurickson Profar, just called up to the major league roster this weekend, wasted no time in proving his worth. In his first major league at bat on Sunday against the Indians, Profar took a Zack McAllister pitch deep over the right field wall for the first homer of his career.
Pirates prospect Starling Marte also homered in his first career at bat, but...
Ladies and gentlemen — Jurickson Profar has arrived.
He’s just 19 years old, but he’s been touted as the top prospect in all of baseball. Rangers fans have been anticipating his debut for a long time. Or at least it feels like it. They expressed their ire when he sat on his first day in the big leagues. And they got redemption as Ian Kinsler was scratched with lower back...
The Texas Rangers will give 19-year-old infielder Jurickson Profar, considered their top prospect, a chance to prove he belongs on the playoff roster. The club announced after Friday's 5-3 win over the Cleveland Indians that it intended to purchase the contract of Profar from Class AA Frisco. He hit .281 (135-for-480) with 14 home runs, 26 doubles, seven triples, 62 RBI, 76...
Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler was scratched from Sunday's lineup with a stiff lower back and was replaced by top-prospect Jurickson Profar, according to the team's website. Profar is making his major league debut batting ninth at the Cleveland Indians. Kinsler's injury is not considered serious and he could play on Monday against the Kansas City Royals...
Texas Rangers designated hitter Elvis Andrus hit an infield single with a slow roller that refused to go foul during Saturday night's game at Progressive Park against the Cleveland Indians.
It happened in the top of the eighth inning as Andrus hit a slow roller down the third base line. The ball appeared as if it was going foul but rolled back into fair territory when it...
This was one of the stranger Topps cards I have. It’s an older card, 1990, honoring Nolan Ryan’s 5000 K’s, but he’s in a Mets uniform. I haven’t done research on it, I guess it was part of several cards covering his career, as the back is just about his time with the Mets:
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Jurickson Profar, the youngest player in the major leagues, homered in his first career at-bat for the Texas Rangers.
The 19-year-old hit a 2-1 pitch from Cleveland Indians starter Zach McAllister an estimated 388 feet over the right-field wall in the third inning on Sunday.
Profar became a surprise starter at second base when Ian Kinsler came up with a stiff back before the game...
Jurickson Profar made quite a debut at age 19, homering in his first major league at-bat as the Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 8-3 Sunday.
Profar opened the third inning with a drive over the right-field wall against Zach McAllister (5-6).
Josh Hamilton, Adrian Beltre and David Murphy all hit solo home runs in the Texas fifth.
Derek Holland (10-6) gave up two runs over...
Adrian Beltre had four hits and scored twice to help the Texas Rangers beat Cleveland 5-3 Friday night, handing the reeling Indians their sixth straight loss.
Beltre had three of his hits off Ubaldo Jimenez (9-14) as the Rangers rolled to their 10th win in 13 games.
The Indians' 15th loss in 16 games made them 5-24 in August, tying the team record for losses in one month, set...
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(AP) -- Yu Darvish and Bruce Chen both have poor ERAs, but each was outstanding in his most recent outing.
These pitchers turned in scoreless efforts last week, and they meet Monday when the Texas Rangers and Kansas City Royals start a four-game set at Kauffman Stadium.
Darvish (13-9, 4.31 ERA) struck out 10 for the second consecutive outing and pitched seven innings Tuesday for...