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Miles Mikolas' strong 8 innings lift Rangers over Mariners

  Miles Mikolas allowed three hits in eight scoreless innings, J.P. Arencibia singled home the go-ahead run in the fourth and the Texas Rangers opened a three-game set against the Seattle Mariners with a 2-0 win on Monday night. Mikolas faced two batters over the minimum, erasing two of the three hits he allowed with double plays. The right-hander struck out five and walked one...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikolas can't carry success from his last start over

ARLINGTON, Texas - One of the requirements in the ongoing audition for rotation spots for the Texas Rangers is having the ability to be consistent from start-to-start. Miles Mikolas is still trying to meet that requirement. Mikolas, who helped his resume with a nice start at New York Monday, couldn't use that start as momentum for his Sunday start against Oakland. The right-hander...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Things get away from Rangers in sixth

ARLINGTON, Texas - Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said after Saturday's 5-2 loss to Los Angeles that his club was in the teaching mode. That's one of the reasons Washington left right-hander Miles Mikolas in the sixth inning with the Angels threatening with Texas clinging to a 2-1 lead. Mikolas, who had thrown just 65 pitches in the first five innings, couldn't...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers in jeopardy of losing Silver Boot with lopsided loss to Astros

ARLINGTON, Texas - Brace yourselves, Rangers fans: The Silver Boot trophy is in doubt. The Astros hammered the Rangers, 12-7, on Monday to take a 4-3 lead in the season series between Texas' major league teams. The Rangers have won the last seven Silver Boots, including last year's 17-2 runaway in the season series. This year is much different. The Astros produced 17 hits...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NERD Game Scores: Miles Mikolas Recon Opportunity

Devised originally in response to a challenge issued by viscount of the internet Rob Neyer, and expanded at the request of nobody, NERD scores represent an attempt to summarize in one number (and on a scale of 0-10) the likely aesthetic appeal or watchability, for the learned fan, of a player or team or game. […]
Via Fangraphs
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' pitcher Mikolas goes to extreme in dare

Why this story has taken so long to come out, nobody knows for certain; but Texas Rangers pitcher Miles Mikolas ate an entire lizard as a dare while he was a member the San Diego Padres in 2011. Luckily for everyone, the video of the event has been revealed. Enjoy. In case you missed the best part, here is a GIF of the reptile meeting its ultimate fate of becoming a crunchy snack...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers P Miles Mikolas ate a lizard while with the Padres

Miles Mikolas accepted a dare to eat a lizard while playing for the San Diego Padres, and the resulting video and GIF are disgusting.
Via Gamedayr
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers acquire RHP Mikolas from Pirates for 1B

The Rangers have acquired right-hander Miles Mikolas from Pittsburgh in exchange for first baseman Chris McGuinness. The deal Monday came three days after Texas designated McGuinness for assignment to clear room on its roster after free-agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo signed a $130 million, seven-year deal. Mikolas spent most of 2013 at Triple-A Tucson, going 4-2 with 26 saves and...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres recall reliever Mikolas

The San Diego Padres have recalled right-handed reliever Miles Mikolas from Triple-A Tucson and placed right-handed starter Sean O'Sullivan on paternity leave. Mikolas was called up Tuesday for the fourth time this season. He's made one appearance this year, pitching a scoreless ninth inning at home against San Francisco on July 11. In 44 games at Tucson, he is 3-1 with...
Via Fox Sports
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Padres recall RHP Mikolas from minors

The San Diego Padres have recalled right-hander Miles Mikolas from Triple-A Tucson and optioned righty Nick Vincent to the same club. Mikolas, 23, made his big league debut for the Padres on May 5 against the Miami Marlins. In 13 relief outings for the Padres, he went 1-1 with a 3.29 ERA. He returns to San Diego having not allowed a run for 9 1/3 innings - a stretch that spans his...
Via AP on Fox
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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