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The Texas Rangers already had a pitching surplus, and atop of that they signed free agent Roy Oswalt last week. According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports the Rangers will shop right-handed pitchers Scott Feldman and Mark Lowe.
Heyman adds that the Rangers are looking for a right handed hitting outfielder in return. Among the right handed hitting outfielders that could be available we have Carlos Quentin (Padres), Alfonso Soriano (Cubs), David DeJesus (Cubs), and Jeff Francoeur (Royals).
Quentin is off to a hot start with a .873 wOBA, but in just three games so far. He missed 49 games at the beginning of the season due to a knee surgery.
Soriano, with a .321 wOBA season is having a decent year, and in the last 14 days he's been hitting .308/.372/.744 with 5 HR's, 8 RBI's and a 1.116 OPS, so he could be a good choice, although the Cubs will have to eat most of the money owed to him- at least 80% according to Heyman.
DeJesus is also a good choice. In 2012 he's hitting .288/....
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ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) -- Roy Oswalt threw two scoreless innings in his first minor league start for the Texas Rangers.
Oswalt gave up three hits and a walk while pitching for Triple-A Round Rock on Saturday night against Albuquerque, an affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The 34-year-old Oswalt, who pitched 11 major league seasons with Houston and Philadelphia, agreed to a minor...
You know how the Angels just salvaged their season by beating up on a soft portion of their schedule? Yeah, that was pretty cool, right? They should totally do that more often.
Now, back at .500, the Halos are within striking distance of the Texas Rangers in the AL West. If they want to continue closing that gap, they have a perfect opportunity to do so this weekend. Actually...
It’s appropriate that the word “anger” is in the word “Rangers.” Because that’s definitely the dominant feeling I had tonight when I was watching the game. They might need to add more E’s to the team name too if they’re going to keep playing like they have been lately.
The defense was horrible tonight. Absolutely atrocious. I’m not even sure that’s a strong...
The Rangers are the best team since the ’98 Yankees. Do you agree?
Tom Verducci made this statement yesterday to John Feinstein and Bruce Murray during their mid-day show on Mad Dog Radio. I think Nolan Ryan and Jon Daniels have done a fabulous job turning around that ballclub, but they should not be discussed in the same breath as one of the best baseball teams...
The LA Angels and the Texas Rangers have one of the most intense budding rivalries in all of sports. The two teams have spent the last few years slugging it out for supremacy in the AL West. They've talked trash. They've gotten in brawls. And now... THEY ARE MILKING COWS!!!!
Yes, that's right, that was Angel rookie outfielder Kole Calhoun going up against Texas...
The Single-A Hickory Crawdads won their fourth consecutive game on Thursday, as Nick Martinez turned in five strong innings. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action in the Texas Rangers' system.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Mike Trout hit an RBI triple in the sixth inning and a tiebreaking two-run single in the seventh, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.
Jerome Williams (5-3) allowed two runs and seven hits over seven innings and struck out four against the AL West leaders.
The Angels won for the ninth time in 11 games.
This season, I have decided to use off-days as a time to introduce you to some of the great people I’ve met because of the Rangers and social media. These are people I watch every game “with” via twitter. I’ve tried watching without my Twitter family, and let me tell you it’s just not the same.
Now, let’s meet Lisa Wilkinson of Caddo, Oklahoma.
When and how...
Double-A Frisco third baseman Mike Olt crushed a pair of home runs on Friday while the Single-A Hickory Crawdads went deep four times. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action in the Texas Rangers' system.
Spurs Live and Thunder Live NBA Western Conference Finals postgame shows after Game 4 on Saturday and Game 5 on Monday will be shown on FOX Sports Plus in the teams respective markets due to overlap with Texas Rangers baseball on FOX Sports Southwest and FOX Sports Oklahoma.The 30-minute postgame shows featuring local announcers will air on FOX Sports Plus immediately after TNTs...
Texas Rangers (31-21) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (27-26) Pitching Probables: TEX – Yu Darvish (7-2, 3.25 ERA) LAA – CJ Wilson (6-4, 2.77 ERA) Game Info: 7:05 PM PT; TV - Fox Sports West, MLB Network...
The DSL Dodgers debut, the Topes face Roy Oswalt and all of the affiliates lose.
After posting their seventh shutout of the season on Wednesday, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans now lead all of minor league baseball with a 2.65 team earned-run average. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's minor league action in the Texas Rangers' system.
What he did: I always thought Nolan Ryan got screwed playing nine seasons on the Houston Astros. That's what I used to think at least, looking at years like 1987 when Ryan led the National League with a 2.76 ERA but finished 8-16. Certainly, those Astros went 76-86 and scored two runs or less in about half of Ryan's starts with him going 1-13 in those games. But there'...