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Not even Yu Darvish can stay perfect perpetually.
Darvish allowed two walks and struck out three in three hitless innings in the Texas Rangers' 5-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Monday.
Darvish, who struck out two in two perfect innings in his first start, threw 23 of his 39 pitches for strikes.
''I think the definition of a good pitcher is to get outs when you don't have your good stuff,'' Darvish said. ''I did that today so I think it was a good outing.''
San Diego made some solid contact against Darvish. Engel Beltre made a running catch just shy of the right-center field wall in the first, Adrian Beltre stopped a sharp bouncer to third to start a double play in the second and David Murphy caught an Alexi Amarista fly ball near the fence in left in the third to end Darvish's outing.
''Although I didn't have all my pitches today, my slider was working particularly well so I tried to focus on that pitch as much as poss...
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Texas Rangers' Jon Daniels, who was promoted to president of baseball operations on Friday, said he hopes Hall of Famer and CEO Nolan Ryan remains with the club. Daniels had been the Rangers general manager since 2005,
Nolan Ryan has become a symbol of the success that the Texas Rangers have enjoyed over the past several seasons. The former Cy Young Award winner is a celebrity in Arlington, and he has received much of the credit for the Rangers’ three straight playoff appearances and two division titles in the past three seasons. Now, there are rumors that Ryan’s days with the team may be numbered...
Nolan Ryan is synonymous with the Texas Rangers.
Yet, suddenly there seem to be some questions about Ryan's future with the team. Primarily, how has his role changed and is he going to stay?
The Hall of Fame pitcher spent the last five seasons of his playing days in a Rangers uniform, getting his 300th victory, throwing the last two of his record seven no-hitters and getting...
The Texas Rangers announced that left-handed starting
pitcher Martin Perez will be sidelined for at least two months after suffering
a broken left arm during yesterday’s spring training contest, according to T.R.Sullivan of MLB.com.
Perez was hit above the wrist by a line drive off Seattle
Mariners second baseman Brad Miller in the 6th inning of Sunday’s
Yesterday Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Texas Rangers had increased their pursuit of free agent Kyle Lohse following Martin Perez’s
injury. However, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com hears from sources who believe an
agreement between the Rangers and Lohse is still “not likely to happen.”
Sullivan is hearing that Perez’s broken forearm didn’t
The Texas Rangers are still attempting to determine who
their No. 5 starter will be this season, causing them to inquire about Detroit
Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello on Monday, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New
The Rangers lost left-hander Martin Perez for two months to a fractured forearm after he was hit by a comebacker during a spring trainingcontest Sunday...
Former Tigers pitcher Nate Robertson never had the talent and live arm that current Tigers Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer and Doug Fister have. But Robertson’s guts and grit were right up there with the league’s best. The lefty, who has not appeared in a Major League game since 2010, is making an attempt to make the Texas Rangers after a large...
Martin Perez's bid to win the No. 5 spot in the Texas rotation out of spring training was dashed Sunday when he broke a bone in his left forearm.
Perez was hit above the left wrist by a liner off the bat of Seattle's Brad Miller in the sixth inning. He had x-rays at the Del Webb Medical Center in Surprise and x-rays revealed a fracture in the ulna bone of his left forearm...
According to ESPN (my Scorecenter App alert, to be precise) – the Rangers have inquired about Rick Porcello.
This makes sense to me for a number of reasons.
1) The Rangers just lost Martin Perez for several months with a fractured forearm. Perez was slated to be their #5. This is a team who has already shelved Neftali Feliz and Colby Lewis to begin the season.
2) As we’ve discussed...
All signs are that the Texas Rangers have increased their
pursuit of free agent right-hander Kyle Lohse following Martin Perez’s broken forearm, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
signs are, #rangers have increased interest in lohse following perez mishap. org has been split (w/coaches in favor)
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) March 4, 2013
Heyman adds that...
As we enter the third week of spring training, Kyle Lohse remains unsigned, a combination of salary demands and draft pick compensation scaring off many would-be suitors. Now, there may be an spot for Lohse to land.
Texas Rangers prospect Martin Perez was hit by a line drive while pitching Sunday, fracturing his forearm. Like the Yankees' Curtis Granderson, who broke his...