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The Texas Rangers have recalled right-handed starter Josh Lindblom who will take Alexi Ogando‘s spot in the starting rotation. To make room for him, Texas has opted to designate right-handed pitcher Derek Lowe for assignment. He will have to clear waivers and accept an assignment for him to remain in the Rangers system.
In other moves, Texas has optioned catcher Robinson Chirinos to their Triple-A Round Rock farm club.
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ARLINGTON, Texas Veteran Derek Lowe, who struggled this year for the Texas Rangers, was designated for assignment Monday to create room for Josh Lindblom.
Lowe, who was signed in spring training to a 1.25 million deal, was 1-0 with a 9.00 ERA in nine appearances for Texas. He pitched Sunday, his first appearance in a week, and allowed two runs in 23 of an inning.
The move means...
The Texas Rangers have optioned right-handed reliever Cory Burns to Triple-A Round Rock to make room for Ross Wolf for a spot start Wednesday against Oakland.
Wolf will be the second pitcher in three days to make his first major league start for the Rangers after previous stints with other teams as a reliever. Josh Lindblom lost to the A's on Monday.
The 30-year-old Wolf last...
Derek Lowe has become quite the journeyman. He now faces another career decision.
Lowe cleared waivers after being designated for assignment by the Rangers, according to reports. Lowe can either accept the assignment to Triple-A Round Rock or he can choose to become a free agent.
Lowe could opt for free agency in the hopes of catching on with another major league team, but it’s...
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Where, oh where has the Rangers offense gone? I feel like they used it all in the Detroit series. Or something. All I know is I want it back.
Yu Darvish pitched six frames, and the only Oakland run was a home run by Yeonis Cespedes. Honestly, Darvish wasn’t his sharpest tonight, but he was still good enough for a win. If only he’d had a little offense to help him out.
The Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera smacked two home runs on Sunday against the Rangers to tie Hall of Famer Hank Greenberg with 331 career home runs.
The shots were taken off starter Derek Holland in the third and fifth innings.
Before the night was done, Cabrera took a total of three balls out of the park.
Video: Miguel Cabrera pops three home runs against the Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- David Murphy and Adrian Beltre homered in a three-run first inning, Ross Wolf was strong in his first major league start and the Texas Rangers avoided a sweep with a 3-1 victory against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.
The 30-year-old Wolf was making his first big league appearance since Oct. 1, 2010, as a reliever with Oakland. He retired the first nine...
The Texas Rangers have scratched right-handed starting pitcher Nick Tepesch from today's regularly-scheduled appearance against the Oakland Athletics due to a blister on his throwing hand, according to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com.
Tepesch developed a blister on the middle finger of his right hand during his last start Friday night against the Detroit Tigers. Texas doesn'...
The Hickory Crawdads held the Delmarva Shorebirds to one hit on Sunday, over 14 frames. Hickory who is the Class-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers used a total of five pitchers to frustrate the minor league affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.
C.J. Edwards allowed one hit in a compete game victory in the first game of the double dip before four pitchers combined to hold Delmarva hit...
The Oakland A's completed a well-pitched series sweep over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, but their pitching staff will face a stiff test against the Texas Rangers in Arlington over the next three days.
David Murphy put Texas ahead with a three-run home run, and the Rangers spoiled a three-homer game from Miguel Cabrera with an 11-8 victory against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night.
Murphy's shot just over the fence in right field gave Texas an 8-7 lead and answered a bases-loaded double from Prince Fielder that put Detroit up by two in the sixth inning after the Rangers had...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Seth Smith homered and scored three times, Bartolo Colon pitched seven strong innings for his first win in nearly a month and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-2 on Monday night.
Colon, who turns 40 on Friday, gave up two runs on six hits and struck out three. It was the first win for Colon (3-3) since April 23 at Boston.
Coco Crisp got three...
WEST SACRAMENTO - On the same night that the Oakland A's preseason top pitching prospect was dominating the Texas Rangers in the major leagues, the A's current top pitching prospect was putting together a notable performance of his own for Triple-A Sacramento.