Posted April 11, 2013 on rangers.scout.com
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ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers made the move that was expected Tuesday, designating outfielder Julio Borbon for assignment to make room for Tuesday starter Nick Tepesch. The Rangers have 10 days to trade, release or outright Borbon to the minor leagues. "I'm biased," Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said. "I'm around him (Borbon) all the time. I&...

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ARLINGTON, Texas The good news for Texas left-hander Matt Harrison was that his sore lower back was feeling better Tuesday. Unfortunately it wasn't feeling good enough for Harrison to throw his bullpen, further putting his Thursday start in Seattle in jeopardy. The Rangers are waiting to see how Harrison feels in the next couple of days before deciding what to do. Harrison...

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ARLINGTON, Texas While rookie pitcher Nick Tepesch was the big story Tuesday night for the Rangers, another young player also took a big step in the 6-1 win over Tampa Bay. Center fielder Leonys Martin had his first multi-hit game of the season. Hitting out of the No. 9 spot in the order, Martin was 2-for-3 with a walk and three runs scored. "He's been swinging the bat...

Nolan Ryan remaining with Rangers as CEO

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Nolan Ryan will stay with Rangers

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Coldest day game ever at Rangers Ballpark

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Rangers place Matt Harrison on DL

The Texas Rangers will have to do without their Opening Day starter for at least the next 15 days.  The clubs has announced that they have placed their ace, Matt Harrison, on the 15-day DL with a lower back strain.  Harrison had been bothered by back pain for a couple weeks now and has not yet looked like the ace Texas knows he can be. According to Anthony Andro of Fox Sports...

Rays shut down Rangers in series finale

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Matt Moore and four Rays relievers combined on a five-hitter and Tampa Bay beat Texas 2-0 Wednesday in the coldest day game ever at Rangers Ballpark. It was only 39 degrees when the game started after a rain delay of 1 hour, 29 minutes. That was 40 degrees colder than Tuesday night. Evan Longoria had a sacrifice fly for the Rays, who snapped a three-game...

A Gentle Plea for Less Selective Rule Enforcement

The other day, Marty Foster got himself in the headlines when he made a controversial call to end a close game between the Rays and the Rangers. “Controversial” is a more charitable way of saying “bad”. On that night, Foster’s judgment helped the Rangers win. On Wednesday afternoon, Foster’s judgment helped the Rays win instead, but this hasn’t generated nearly the...
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