Found July 24, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
PLAYERS: Matt Harrison
TEAMS: Texas Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas Texas pitcher Matt Harrison faced hitters for the first time since April Wednesday as he threw live batting practice at Rangers Ballpark. The left-hander, who has been on the disabled list since April 11 and has had two back surgeries, had no issues during the session and is encouraged by the progress he's made. "It felt really good," Harrison said. "I feel like I'm ready to start ramping things up. My arm felt great. My back felt good. I feel like I was able to hit my spots for the most part in live BP today and hopefully this continues and I continue to stay healthy." Harrison said he threw 25 pitches Wednesday and will have another session again Saturday in Cleveland with Harrison throwing around 40 pitches. From there the Rangers will figure out an extended plan for Harrison, who believes he can pitch for the Rangers next month. "Progress," Rangers manager Ron Washington said. "The hitters said his stuff was good...

MLB Trade Rumors: Texas Rangers eyeing several bats

The Texas Rangers landed Matt Garza earlier this week from the Chicago Cubs, but the team appears to be far from done adding to its current roster. With outfielder Nelson Cruz potentially facing a suspension for his connection to the Biogenesis scandal, the Rangers are looking to add at least one bat and possibly more. The player who has been most closely connected to the Rangers...

Rangers' Yu Darvish shines in his return from the DL

The Texas Rangers got Yu Darvish back last night as they took on the ailing New York Yankees.  Darvish had been on the DL with a strained shoulder since the second week of July, but the Rangers never thought it was too serious.  They simply wanted to be careful with their ace.  In his return last night, Darvish was impressive. The Rangers shutout the Yankees 3-0 and Darvish...

Rangers Rumors: Texas eyeing three hitters

After acquiring Matt Garza from the Cubs, the Texas Rangers are now eyeing some hitters to upgrade their offense. The Rangers are usually known for their hitting, but have had a down year in terms of scoring runs. With a Nelson Cruz suspension looming, the Rangers are trying to act fast and get an upgrade in their outfield. Three hitters that the Rangers are eyeing are Giants...

Brett Gardner went and got it

Before the Yankees were able to mount their ninth inning comeback in last night’s win over the Rangers, they needed a spectactular play by Brett Gardner in right-center to steal an extra-base hit from Elvis Andrus. Watch as Gardner tracks it all the way down from shallow-center to the deep right-center field, finishing it off with a dive grab. There isn’t much to write about...

Matt Garza Gives Texas Rangers Exactly What They Wanted in Debut

Another season, another year in which the Texas Rangers are in desperate need for pitching prior to the trade deadline. The target this time--Chicago Cubs ace Matt Garze--and as could be expected the Rangers got their man. But would be be worth it? From Wikimedia Commons Wednesday night against the Yankees, in his first start with the Rangers (a 3-1 win), he should...

Classy Rivera meets with Rangers workers

ARLINGTON, Texas As much as fans of the Texas Rangers dislike the New York Yankees, it's hard not to pull for Mariano Rivera. That was on display once again Tuesday. As part of his farewell tour in his final season, baseball's all-time saves leader is meeting with people at every stadium he visits and thanking them for what they do. The stops have included everyone from...

Video: Texas Rangers reporter mistakes little boy for a girl on live TV, oops

Texas Rangers in-game reporter Jim Knox asked a fan what the name of his baby girl was. "It's Mark," was not the answer Knox was expecting.

Rangers Rumors: Texas 'actively' talking to White Sox about Alex Rios

The Texas Rangers, who have been looking for an offensive upgrade, have their eyes on a very coveted hitter. They have been "actively talking" to the White Sox about outfielder Alex Rios, according to TR Sullivan of Another reason the Rangers are looking for a bat, is that they are concerned about Nelson Cruz possibly being suspended in the Biogenesis case...

Garza to make Rangers debut Wednesday

Matt Garza will make his Texas Rangers debut Wednesday night against the New York Yankees. Garza, acquired from the Chicago Cubs in a trade Monday, didn't talk to reporters at Rangers Ballpark on Tuesday. The Rangers said Garza was sticking to his own policy of not doing interviews the day before pitching. The Rangers optioned right-hander Cory Burns and lefty Joseph Ortiz...

‘The Sandlot’ Set Renovated to Look Like Movie, Stars Gather for Reunion at Field (Photo)

This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Sandlot, and the cult film capped off several months of reunions and tributes in spectacular fashion over the weekend. Earlier this season, the Texas Rangers hosted an event giving fans the opportunity to watch the movie on the Rangers Ballpark video board — Patrick Renna (Ham Porter) and the film’s writer, David Mickey Evans, even...

Yanks' pitching too much for Rangers

Derek Holland felt as if he pitched a good game for the Texas Rangers.

TV Ratings: Rays, Rangers, Hit Season-Highs (Also: Yanks/Sox Lifts ESPN)

A battle at the top of the AL East produced a season-high TV rating in Tampa-St. Petersburg. In other news, the Texas Rangers also hit a season-high, and the Yankees/Red Sox rivalry gave ESPN its [...]

2013 Fantasy Baseball, The Fielding Edge: Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics

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Kuroda outduels Holland as Rangers lose to Yankees

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Hiroki Kuroda pitched seven scoreless innings for his 10th victory, Mariano Rivera got gifts before posting another save and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 2-0 on Thursday to split the four-game series. After David Robertson worked a 1-2-3 eighth, Rivera pitched the ninth for his 33rd save this season, extending his career record to 641. The...

Preview: Yankees @ Rangers (7/25/13)

Game four in Texas falls on Hiroki Kuroda (9-6, 2.65 ERA) as he tries to split the series against Derek Holland (8-5, 3.10 ERA). Kuroda pitched another gem his last time out, limiting the Red Sox to two runs in seven innings at Fenway. He took a no decision against Texas on June 25, allowing three runs (two earned) and five hits in 6 2/3 innings. “Kuroda had everything,” Girardi...
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