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Texas Rangers right-hander Alexi Ogando is expected to miss four to six weeks with a strained right groin.
The Rangers placed Ogando on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, two days after he was hurt while running to first base on a bunt single at San Francisco. Ogando had thrown three perfect innings in his first start of the season in place of lefty Derek Holland, who is on the DL with shoulder fatigue.
Ogando is 1-0 with a 2.08 ERA in 34 2-3 innings. His first 27 appearances were in relief.
The Rangers recalled left-hander Michael Kirkman from Triple-A Round Rock to take Ogando's roster spot.
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Alexi Ogando was perfect on the mound but oh so imperfect on the bases Sunday. So Monday, he had an MRI on his strained right groin, and Texas Rangers fans await the results and a decision about the disabled list. A pitcher who's not used to running bases got hurt running bases, and he was pulled after three perfect innings in Texas' 5-0 win over the Giants in San Francisco...
Rangers right-handed pitcher Alexi Ogando is likely to miss 4-6 weeks with a strained right groin. Ogando, 28, joined Derek Holland and Pedro Feliz on the disabled list Monday after an MRI showed a muscle tear in his right groin. Ogando was making his first start of the season after pitching out of the bullpen and felt pain in his right groin beating out a bunt single in the...
ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms with their top five picks in this year's first year player draft.
Texas has a press conference at 5 p.m. with all five of the players.
Outfielder Lewis Brinson, the 29th overall pick, was the team's first selection. The Rangers also agreed to terms with their two compensatory picks third baseman Joey Gallo and right...
During yesterday's Texas Rangers/Arizona Diamondbacks affair, Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton lost his bat in the first inning while attempting to swing a pitch from Arizona's Ian Kennedy.
The bat would reach that stands and one fan made incredible one-handed snag to pull it in:
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Texas Rangers starter Alexi Ogando left Sunday's game against the Giants after three innings because of a strained right groin. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI and may be placed on the disabled list, depending on the results of the MRI. Ogando retired all nine hitters he faced, but he injured himself while beating out a sacrifice bunt for a single while batting in the top...
A return to Arlington helped the Texas Rangers find their hitting stroke.
The Arizona Diamondbacks may be more concerned about the AL West leaders giving the ball to Matt Harrison on Wednesday night.
The left-hander will try to win a career-best fifth consecutive start and lead Texas to a seventh straight home victory over Arizona.
After hitting .251 and averaging 3.1 runs on...
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Remember what I said about the rotation being a mess last night? Yeah, well, apparently Matt Harrison took offense to that and decided to remind us all that he is not a mess.
Tonight, Harrison was outstanding. That six-pitch first inning was just a taste of what we’d see the rest of the game. He pitched 7.1 innings of six-hit, no-run baseball. And he didn’t want to stop...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Craig Gentry hit a two-out RBI single in the eighth inning and Matt Harrison combined with two relievers on a six-hitter as the Texas Rangers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Mike Napoli drew a leadoff walk in the eighth off rookie left-hander Wade Miley (7-3) before a sacrifice bunt by Yorvit Torrealba. After pinch-hitter Nelson Cruz...
Now, that’s more like it. What I saw of tonight’s game looked a lot more like the team I enjoy watching. I won’t say “know and love” because I love my Rangers unconditionally … even when they’re really hard to like. But right now, they’re back to being likeable.
They took two of three from the Giants over the weekend, and they came out swinging against the...
The Arizona Diamondbacks own baseball's best interleague record, but they know that is about to get a severe test.
The Diamondbacks will try to extend their season-best win streak to six Tuesday night when they open a six-game trip against AL West contenders with the first of three against the Texas Rangers.
Arizona (30-30) is 5-1 against AL opponents as it gets ready to face...
Craig Gentry hit a two-out RBI single in the eighth inning and Matt Harrison combined with two relievers on a six-hitter as the Texas Rangers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Mike Napoli drew a leadoff walk in the eighth off rookie left-hander Wade Miley (7-3) before a sacrifice bunt by Yorvit Torrealba. After pinch-hitter Nelson Cruz struck out, Gentry, the...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Colby Lewis retired the first 16 batters and finished with a four-hitter Tuesday night, leading the Texas Rangers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1.
Lewis (5-5) struck out seven and walked one as Texas ended Arizona's five-game winning streak.
Lewis did not permit a runner until Aaron Hill hit a one-out single to left field on an 0-2 pitch in the sixth...
Here's a running list with injury updates around the Major Leagues:
– Second baseman Brian Roberts could rejoin the Orioles tomorrow according to Roch Kubatko of MASN. The decision depends on whether Roberts experiences any setbacks today while playing in the Orioles' Triple-A team or not.
“I don't know,”manager Buck Showalter said. “I'm not sure how he felt...