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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- David Murphy went 4-for-5 with two home runs and matched his career high with five RBIs to make a winner out of Roy Oswalt in the Texas Rangers' 13-9 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.
Ian Kinsler added a two-run homer and Adrian Beltre had three hits and an RBI in support of Oswalt, who earned his second victory in as many starts with the Rangers by pitching in and out of trouble.
Oswalt (2-0) went six innings, giving up five runs and a career-high 13 hits with two walks and six strikeouts.
Closer Joe Nathan pitched a scoreless ninth in a nonsave situation for the Rangers, who needed just about every run for their sixth consecutive series victory, matching the club's longest such streak this season.
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ARLINGTON, Texas The list of injured Texas Rangers starters has grown by one.
Texas put right-hander Colby Lewis on the 15-day disabled list with tendonitis in his right forearm. Scott Feldman will make the start for Lewis Thursday.
The Rangers have recalled left-hander Martin Perez to take his roster spot. The club hasnt decided on a starter for Saturdays game.
Lewis joins right...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers are recalling left-hander Martin Perez for tonight's game against Detroit.
The club will make a corresponding roster move before the game.
Perez, who is on the 40-man roster, is 5-5 with a 4.59 ERA in 15 starts for Round Rock. He's pitched well recently, winning is last two starts while allowing two runs in 16 innings.
ARLINGTON, Texas Just imagine how impressive Yu Darvish would be if it weren't for the first inning.
Darvish had another rough first inning Tuesday night against the Tigers, but overcame it to record his 10th win and his fourth game with 10 or more strikeouts. He's now tied with the Mets' R.A. Dickey for double-digit strikeout games.
With the 7-5 victory, the Japanese...
A game in which Roy Oswalt goes six innings and David Murphy has four hits, including two home runs, sounds like an easy win, right?
Not so fast there.
No. My boys had to make it interesting again.
Roy Oswalt was decent tonight. Not great, but decent. He pitched six innings, allowing five runs on 13 hits. Yeah, that’s a lot of hits, Roy. You’re probably lucky the Tigers...
The Texas Rangers placed starting pitcher Colby Lewis on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday because of tendinitis in his right forearm. Lewis is one of four Rangers pitchers on the DL. The others are Derek Holland (elbow fatigue), Neftali Feliz (elbow inflammation), and Alexi Ogando (groin). Lewis is 6-6 with a 3.51 ERA this season. In his most recent start on Saturday, he gave...
David Murphy went 4-for-5 with two home runs and matched his career high with five RBIs to make a winner out of Roy Oswalt in the Texas Rangers' 13-9 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.
Ian Kinsler added a two-run homer and Adrian Beltre had three hits and an RBI in support of Oswalt, who earned his second victory in as many starts with the Rangers by pitching...
Leadoff man Ian Kinsler got four hits, scored three runs and stole two bases Thursday night, sending the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 7-6 for their 11th win in 13 games.
Josh Hamilton, Adrian Beltre and David Murphy each drove in two runs for Texas in a game that lasted 3 hours, 54 minutes, the Rangers' longest nine-inning game of the season.
Scott Feldman (2-6...
If the Oakland A's hope to make any noise in the American League playoff race this season, they will have to start with a good showing in a tough series on the road against the division leading Texas Rangers.
36-37, 3rd place, 2 games behind CWS.
Rick P climbed the mound last night against the same team that battered him for the worst performance of his career eight weeks ago, and turned in his best performance of the year. He threw first pitch strikes to 19 out of 27 batters, and used the Texas heat to consistently threw his best sinker of the year down in the strike zone. Now, he still...
In light of the Brooklyn Nets dolling up that van to say “Happy Birthday” outside of D-Will’s house, Dallas Mavericks have joined the action. Technically. The Texas Rangers had this message on their jumbotron on Tuesday: H/T I Am A GM
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer Two straight trips to the World Series have turned the Texas Rangers into baseball's glamour gang.
Josh Hamilton is the most popular player in the game. Mike Napoli could run for mayor of Arlington. Adrian Beltre, Nelson Cruz and Yu Darvish - household names by now.
Just a few years ago the Rangers were toiling in...
Unlike in Monday's wire-to-wire win, the Tigers could not make an early lead stand up, and they dropped a 7-5 decision. Continue reading →