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The Colorado Rockies have agreed to a minor-league deal with three-time All-Star pitcher Roy Oswalt.
The team announced the news on its Twitter account Thursday, with Oswalt expected to report to extended spring training.
The 35-year-old Oswalt has a career record of 163-96. He's also 4-0 with a 2.25 ERA at Coors Field.
On his Twitter account, Oswalt tweeted: ''Always loved the mountains, im back!''
Oswalt hasn't pitched in the majors since Oct. 2, when he was with the Texas Rangers. He's also played for Houston and Philadelphia.
The first-place Rockies certainly could use a boost on the mound with righty Jhoulys Chacin on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained lower back.
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Dexter Fowler has emerged as a serious All-Star candidate.Maybe Tony Robbins was wrong when he famously said "by changing nothing, nothing changes."The biggest complaint about the Colorado Rockies after losing 98 games in 2012 was that they stood pat with their roster. The only changes that were made came in the form of management and coaches. However, a large part of the...
ARLINGTON, Texas Justin Grimm, who was the starting pitcher for the Texas Rangers Thursday night, can only hope is May is as good as his April was.
The right-hander, who started the season in Triple A Round Rock, was named the American League rookie of the month for April.
Grimm made three starts for the Rangers, going 2-0 with a 1.59 ERA. His ERA is the lowest among AL rookie...
ARLINGTON, Texas No one needs to tell the Texas Rangers they aren't getting the job done at the plate.
They know it and the numbers back it up. The club also believes it can turn things around at the plate.
Texas came into Friday's series opener against Boston batting just .238 over the past five games. When the Rangers have gotten hits, they haven't been able to string...
Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis will begin a minor league rehab assignment next week. Lewis will be assigned to Triple-A Round Rock after throwing an extended spring training game on Saturday according to ESPN Dallas.
The Rangers expect to welcome Lewis back to the starting rotation before the end of the month.
Last season Lewis made 16 starts for the Rangers going 6-6 with a 3.43 ERA...
Texas Rangers Still the Team to Beat in the AL West:
If you were to compare the expectations for the Texas Rangers prior to the start of the season to weather you would have called it cloudy with a chance of rain. That of course means there is a chance of sunshine as well.
Lucky for fans of the Texas Rangers the sun has been doing a lot more shining and it looks like it...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers had the coldest day game at their home ballpark three weeks ago. Now they've had their coldest May game.
The game-time temperature of 44 at Rangers Ballpark on Thursday night against the Chicago White Sox was 37 degrees cooler than the previous night.
It was a 40-degree difference on April 10, when the temperature at first pitch was...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Adrian Beltre had a three-run double among his four hits, Derek Holland pitched eight scoreless innings for his fifth consecutive victory over Boston and the Texas Rangers beat the Red Sox 7-0 Friday night.
While Holland (2-2) had a season-high nine strikeouts and held Boston to six singles, the Rangers had a season-high 18 hits.
Red Sox starter Felix Doubront...
Special Screening of Iconic Baseball Film The Sandlot, Live Coverage Of Rangers Road Game vs. Astros Highlights Rangers Live Party
Fans Can Camp Out Under The Stars In The Outfield
Filmmaker David Mickey Evans and The Sandlot
Cast Members Will Meet and Greet Fans
FOX Sports Southwest has partnered with the Texas Rangers to host a Fan Sleepover at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington...
Well, it took more than a month to happen, but it was going to happen eventually. The Rangers lost their first series of 2013 with a 3-1 loss to the White Sox tonight.
The Rangers pitchers had a decent night. Justin Grimm went 6.2, giving up just three runs while striking out nine. That’s nothing to complain about, although the four walks certainly aren’t fun. Michael...
The New York Yankees acquired infielder Reid Brignac from the Colorado Rockies for cash, adding a lefty bat to the group of backups filling in for the team's injured stars.
''He played shortstop, second, third. A fly-ball hitter, so we're going to see if we can take advantage of the left-handed bat at Yankee Stadium. He's a very good fielder, more so than a bat...
This is Norman the Scooter Dog (yes, the name just about says it all), who headlined the Texas Rangers' "Bark in the Park" event on Tuesday against the White Sox.
It’s a battle of power at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington as the Boston Red Sox take on the Texas Rangers in what is sure to be a great weekend of baseball in the Lone Star State. The Red Sox come in with the best record in baseball, 20-8, and look to continue their dominance on the road (9-3 road record). Texas, meanwhile, just lost its first series...
Note: Pitching matchups are subject to change
Friday, May 3 @ 8:05 PM
Felix Doubront, LHP (3-0, 4.24) vs Derek Holland, LHP (1-2, 3.38)
TV: NESN, MLB Network, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio
Saturday, May 4 @ 8:05 PM
John Lackey, RHP (1-1, 2.61) vs Alexi Ogando, RHP (2-2, 3.38)
TV: NESN Plus, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network...