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If you still had a sick feeling in your stomach despite your team having a 5-1 lead in the fourth inning, you must be a Texas Rangers fan. For a team that has had an inflated sense of itself all season, Wednesday's 12-5 loss in Oakland seemed like an appropriate ending to the regular-season.
The Rangers left the champagne on ice, perhaps for good, because they put more value in their postseason pedigree than actually going out and finishing the season. If you've been listening to the quotes coming out of this clubhouse the past two weeks, you could tell how sensitive the players and their manager were about being questioned.
Ian Kinsler, who butchered a double-play opportunity to help open the floodgates Wednesday, defiantly told reporters the Rangers were still the best team in the American League. Ron Washington, who rarely hits a wrong note, brought up his favorite submarine analogy to illustrate how the "real" Rangers would surface at the appropriate time. ...
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ARLINGTON, Texas Josh Hamilton did a lot of talking in past tense following his Rangers' 5-1 season-ending loss to the Orioles.
The five time All-Star played what could have been his final game with the Rangers, and it was one he'd like to forget. It won't be easy.
Hamilton went 0 for 4 and struck out twice. He saw just eight pitches at the plate and any chance at...
Texas Rangers outfielder and soon-to-be free agent, Josh Hamilton, will take the blame for his team losing the AL West on the final day on the regular season.During the 4th inning with the game tied 5-5, Hamilton misplayed an fly ball from Yoenis Cespedes with two outs. The error by Hamilton allowed the Athletics to score two additional runs in the inning. Texas eventually fell to...
Think maybe now the Texas Rangers will snap out of it?
The two-time defending American League champions have been mostly sleepwalking since the first two weeks of the season. They're a mere 43-40 since June 30. And on Wednesday afternoon, they got what they deserved.
A 12-5 loss to the Oakland Athletics in a winner-take-all game for the AL West title. A ticket to the wild-card...
Texas Rangers reliever Mike Adams didn’t make the team’s
25-man roster for their one-game playoff against the Baltimore Orioles, and his
status remains uncertain if the team is able to advance to the American League
Division Series, reports Scott Crisp of NBCDFW.com:
“My neck actually feels
pretty good,” said Adams, per the Dallas Morning News. “But the symptoms of...
After a grinding stretch when the Texas Rangers lost nine of their last 13 games, and the AL West crown in the process, manager Ron Washington gave his players the day off Thursday.
They get a chance to start fresh Friday. One chance - or the season will be over for the two-time defending American League champions long before another World Series.
The Rangers are home Friday night...
The Baltimore Orioles are moving on after beating the Texas Rangers in the one-game wild card playoff held tonight in Arlington.
Orioles pitcher Joe Saunders gave the Orioles 5 2/3 innings before he handed the game over to the bullpen. Darren O’Day came in and pitched 2 innings giving up only one hit before he was replaced by Brian Matusz. Jim Johnson came in to close out the...
If I would have told you six months ago that the Rangers and Orioles would be in the AL's Wild Card playoff game, I bet you would have imagined that the Angels ran roughshod over the AL West, and that two out of the three top contenders in the AL East had a massive breakdown. Well...that's sort of accurate. But at any rate, here we are, with the Rangers and Orioles and their...
So, after a historic collapse, it all comes down to tonight. One game against the Baltimore Orioles for the rights to play the New York Yankees in the ALDS. I couldn’t imagine a better situation for tonight’s game. Yu Darvish is pitching for Texas, and the Orioles have never faced him. On the other hand, [...]
Texas Rangers’ Week In Review — 5/7/12
Baltimore’s amazing run through the 2012 season continued Friday night as they defeated the two-time defending AL Champion Texas Rangers 5-1 in the inaugural American League Wild Card game.
O’s starter Joe Saunders who was acquired from the Diamondbacks in August, tossed 5 2/3 innings of one-run ball, out pitching Japanese phenom Yu Darvish. Pirates cast off Nate McLouth, who...
Okay, this is too funny not to repost. And really, it's not that relevant. It's just plain funny.
Check out the reactions at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum after the A's comeback win 12-5 Wednesday over the Texas Rangers to win the AL West.
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