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CHICAGO (AP) -- Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin was not in the lineup Sunday against the Chicago White Sox after spraining his right ankle the previous night.
Martin was injured during the ninth inning of Saturday's game against the White Sox in a collision with left fielder David Murphy. Martin called off Murphy as both charged Paul Konerko's fly to center, but Murphy kept pursuing and made the catch.
Martin grabbed his ankle when he hit the ground and immediately left the game. X-rays showed no structural damage.
Martin received treatment before Sunday's game and was walking around with a slight limp. He is day to day.
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The Texas Rangers held center fielder Leonys Martin out of yesterday's weekend finale against the Chicago White Sox due to an ankle injury he sustained during Saturday night's contest. While the ailment was enough to keep Martin out of Sunday's lineup, he and the Rangers are hopeful that he'll be back in action as soon as today, according to Cash Kruth of MLB.com...
It was a big night for the Texas Rangers as they made the trip over to South Chicago to take on the White Sox Friday evening. Texas entered the game 74-53 on the season, 2.5 games above the Athletics in the AL West.
Friday’s game was the annual Civil Rights Game, a tradition which started in 2007. Once a year one game is selected as the Civil Rights Game during which special recognition...
A.J. Pierzynski hit a three-run homer, Mitch Moreland had a solo shot and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 on Monday night.
Alex Rios had two hits and two RBIs as the Rangers picked up their fifth win in seven games. Elvis Andrus celebrated his 25th birthday with three hits and an RBI.
Kyle Seager hit his 20th home run of the season for the Mariners, who have lost...
It never hurts to be good. It never hurts to be lucky. It certainly never hurts to be good and lucky. Friday night against the Chicago White Sox Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler was just that (good and lucky) when he hit an inside-the-park home run.
From the looks of the hit it should have just been a double--at the most a triple if he really...
MLB Daily Leagues Lineup Picks for August 24, 2013 P – Yu Darvish (TEX): Darvish is one of the best pitchers in baseball. He has a crazy 214 strikeouts already on the season– that’s 26 more than any other pitcher in baseball. He has really found consistency this season getting his ERA all the way [...]
SEATTLE (AP) -- A.J. Pierzynski hit a three-run homer, Mitch Moreland had a solo shot and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 on Monday night.
Alex Rios had two hits and two RBIs as the Rangers picked up their sixth win in eight games. Elvis Andrus celebrated his 25th birthday with three hits and an RBI.
Kyle Seager hit his 20th home run of the season for the Mariners...
It's a lesson every kid learns day one in Little League — the play isn't over until the umpire makes a call. Chicago White Sox leftfielder Dayan Viciedo finally learned that lesson to his dismay. A ground ball down the left-field line eluded Vicedo and got lost behind the wall allowing Ian Kinsler to round the bases for a bizarre inside-the-park homer. While logic...
A.J. Pierzynski’s return to U.S. Cellular Field provided some feel-good moments Friday night but the Texas Rangers had a long-awaited reunion of their own.
Their hitters reconnected with their long-lost first love the home run and they caught up on lost time during the opener of a three-game series against the Chicago White Sox.
Part-timers Jeff Baker and Adam Rosales swatted...
While we have spent much time debating over whether to trade for Elvis Andrus or Jurickson Profar, the word out of Arlington is that neither Profar or Andrus will be dangled this offseason. Rather, Ian Kinsler is the player the Rangers would prefer to trade. Profar is 21; Andrus is 24; Kinsler is 31. Therefore, Kinsler’s future is a lot shorter than the other two. Now, while Andrus...
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington watched as his club struggled offensively while suffering its first back-to-back losses in nearly a month.
Though hitting has been a season-long problem for the Seattle Mariners, they've done enough to give the AL West leaders fits lately.
The Rangers look to get back on track Monday night in the opener of a three-game road set with struggling...
CHICAGO (AP) -- Matt Garza felt he was just a little off. It was enough to make for another shaky outing.
Garza gave up two home runs, and the Texas Rangers lost 5-2 to the surging Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
"I had my slider again and it was down. I just paid for the two balls I left up," he said.
Jordan Danks became the first major leaguer in nearly six decades to...
A few weeks ago, one would figure that the weekend series against the Texas Rangers in late August would be about Elvis Night, the Civil Rights Game, Family Sunday, and the returns of AJ Pierzynski, Alex Rios, and Neal Cotts.
Who would have thought the Sox would actually win the series too?
Whether it’s an apocalyptic sign or the team finally playing to the level we...
What countdown? The magic number countdown, of course.
I rely on BigWillieQ on Twitter every day to see how close the Rangers are to clinching a spot for October baseball. We’re currently sitting at 31, by the way.
I remember last year at this time, the Rangers were slowly (although it felt rapid) losing their lead in the AL West. It was a title they would surrender by the...