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It was almost too easy to call the demise of Ryan Dempster when he was dealt from the Cubs to the Rangers in July. DIPS theory will always have its share of headscratchers, but Dempster’s case was clear cut: with the Cubs, he managed a .242 BABIP and a 9.0% HR/FB compared to career marks of .301 ...
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The MLB is investigating a homophobic slur tweeted from Rangers pitcher Derek Holland's Twitter account that was published when he was on the mound pitching.
Texas Rangers outfielder and soon-to-be free agent, Josh Hamilton, will take the blame for his team losing the AL West on the final day on the regular season.During the 4th inning with the game tied 5-5, Hamilton misplayed an fly ball from Yoenis Cespedes with two outs. The error by Hamilton allowed the Athletics to score two additional runs in the inning. Texas eventually fell to...
If you still had a sick feeling in your stomach despite your team having a 5-1 lead in the fourth inning, you must be a Texas Rangers fan. For a team that has had an inflated sense of itself all season, Wednesday's 12-5 loss in Oakland seemed like an appropriate ending to the regular-season.
The Rangers left the champagne on ice, perhaps for good, because they put more value...
Think maybe now the Texas Rangers will snap out of it?
The two-time defending American League champions have been mostly sleepwalking since the first two weeks of the season. They're a mere 43-40 since June 30. And on Wednesday afternoon, they got what they deserved.
A 12-5 loss to the Oakland Athletics in a winner-take-all game for the AL West title. A ticket to the wild-card...
After a grinding stretch when the Texas Rangers lost nine of their last 13 games, and the AL West crown in the process, manager Ron Washington gave his players the day off Thursday.
They get a chance to start fresh Friday. One chance - or the season will be over for the two-time defending American League champions long before another World Series.
The Rangers are home Friday night...
Derek Holland appears to be the latest athlete victimized by a Twitter hacker. Holland's Twitter account is being investigated by Major League Baseball after a homophobic slur was directed at a heckler on Sunday, according to The Associated Press. Holland, who pitched Sunday against the Angels, claims the offensive tweet was the work of a hacker, which once again highlights the...
Rangers, MLB investigate gay slur on Derek Holland's Twitter
I don’t have a lot to say about this game. There’s not really much to say … at least not without repeating what I’ve been saying the past few weeks.
Game 162 was pretty much a reflection of the season. Early lead, late collapse.
The Rangers jumped out to 5-1 lead in the 3rd. Morale (among fans on Twitter and in the dugout) was high, and a win was within our grasp.
Coco Crisp's latest clutch hit helped put Oakland back in the playoffs for the first time in six years, and the Athletics beat the first-place Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night to remain in contention for a division crown.
Crisp had a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth as Oakland (92-68) pulled within one game of Texas (93-67) in the AL West race with two to go and moved into...
Okay, this is too funny not to repost. And really, it's not that relevant. It's just plain funny.
Check out the reactions at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum after the A's comeback win 12-5 Wednesday over the Texas Rangers to win the AL West.
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As the Major League Baseball season came to a close on Wednesday, we saw the Texas Rangers have one of the worse collapses since, well, last year's collapses by the Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Braves (which were far worse than the Rangers' version). The Rangers lost 12-5 to the white hot Oakland Athletics in the Bay Area, which results Texas having to play a glorified play...