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Lefty Matt Harrison will find out his All-Star fate on Sunday. There is nothing more he can do on the field. On Friday, Harrison went eight innings and was the
beneficiary of the Rangers' first late-inning rally at home this year in a 4-3 win over Oakland. It was
Harrison's seventh consecutive win, which is the longest winning streak in the AL this year.It was also his 11th win of the year, which ties him with Tampa Bay's David Price for the AL lead. Harrison
lowered his ERA to 3.16, which ranks ninth in the league. "My job is to keep it close. I was able to do it just enough for us to come back," Harrison said. "I
knew it was going to be a short bullpen down there because guys had worked so much. I wanted to get as deep
into the game as possible. I figured I'd get a few extra pitches." Harrison can't make any more of an impression on players. They've already cast their votes, which will
account for five starters and thre...
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ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers know not every stretch will be like the one they're on now, but they'll take hot streaks any way they can get them.
Texas clinched its seventh-consecutive series by beating Oakland 7-2 Saturday night.
It was the fifth-straight victory for the Rangers and they've now won 17th of their last 21 games. Texas, which as the best record...
Texas Rangers SP Yu Darvish will likely be in the starting rotation for this month’s All-Star game, but he says he doesn’t deserve the nod. Darvish, who joined the Rangers this past offseason in a highly publicized signing, has lived up to his preseason hype. The lanky right-hander has posted a 10-4 overall record with a 3.57 ERA and is holding opponents to a .228...
I don’t mean to beat a dead horse. I know I just wrote about Josh Hamilton‘s approach at the plate on Tuesday. We’re not breaking any new ground here, but last night was such a striking example of Hamilton’s current problems, and the four images I’m about to show you make the point so obvious that they need to be recorded for posterity.
Josh Hamilton struck out four...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Josh Hamilton hit a three-run homer to cap a big fifth inning, Martin Perez won his first career start and the Texas Rangers extended their winning streak to five games, beating the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Saturday night.
Hamilton drove in four runs to help Texas (50-29) become the first team in baseball to reach 50 victories. The Rangers have won 17 of...
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Craig Gentry's bases-loaded triple in the eighth capped a four-run rally and Matt Harrison pitched eight strong innings to win his 11th game, lifting the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Friday night.
Gentry, who entered in the seventh, lifted a fly ball to deep left off Oakland reliever Ryan Cook that gave the Rangers a 4-2 lead. Yoenis...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. Featured Game: Oakland at Texas, 19:15 ET
2. Other Notable Games (Including MLB.TV Free Game)
3. Today’s Complete Schedule
Featured Game: Oakland at Texas, 19:15 ET
What’s Notable About This Game
What’s particularly notable about this game is left-hander Martin Perez is starting it for...
The Texas Rangers became the first team in the majors to reach 50 wins last night. The Rangers have been an offensive juggernaut this season on the diamond, scoring with proficiency as evidenced by the +102 scoring differential, the best in the majors. Leading in virtually every offensive category, the Rangers also possess the best home record in the majors at 27-14...
APNewsNow. Rangers 4, Athletics 3. With AP Photos. Craig Gentry's bases-loaded triple in the eighth capped a four-run rally and Matt Harrison pitched eight strong innings to win his 11th game, lifting the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Friday night.
Gentry, who entered in the seventh, lifted a fly ball to deep left off Oakland reliever Ryan Cook that gave the...
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...
Josh Hamilton hit a three-run homer to cap a big fifth inning, Martin Perez won his first career start and the Texas Rangers extended their winning streak to five games, beating the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Saturday night.
Hamilton drove in four runs to help Texas (50-29) become the first team in baseball to reach 50 victories. The Rangers have won 17 of 21 games since June 8.
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.
SURPRISE, Ariz. – After running into some elbow issues in spring training, hard-throwing prospect Matt West rehabbed through the season's first half before recently returning to action. Lone Star Dugout sat down with Texas Rangers rehab pitching coordinator Keith Comstock to discuss West and the general rehab process pitchers go through in part one of this two-part interview.
Texas Rangers, New York Yankees each have three All-Star starters.