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Astros put Rangers celebration on hold

ARLINGTON, Texas –€“ The Texas Rangers had their third sellout crowd of the season in a festive mood with a chance to clinch the team's first American League West title since 2011 Friday night at Globe Life Park. The Los Angeles Angels didn't cooperate. Los Angeles snapped a 1-1 tie with a run in the ninth off Texas closer Shawn Tolleson and that was the difference in a 2-1 Angels...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Tolleson gets drenched after picking up save in Rangers' win

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Tolleson commends 'tough presence' of Rangers' manager Banister

That the Texas Rangers enter play Wednesday just one game behind the Houston Astros for first place in the AL West is remarkable considering they've stayed in the race this long without ace Yu Darvish (at all) and without Derek Holland for much of the season (until recently). It's also a strong endorsement of the efforts of first-year manager Jeff Banister, who's done a great job...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Shawn Tolleson on win: 'I love being out there in close ballgames'

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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tolleson on closing for contending Rangers: 'It's exciting'

Right-handed reliever Shawn Tolleson has been instrumental in the Texas Rangers' playoff push, and things have gone well. They enter play Thursday only trailing the Houston Astros in the AL West by two games, and Tolleson has performed admirably as the club's closer.  Still, as's T.R. Sullivan pointed out after Tuesday's victory, Tolleson is entering uncharted territory...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' reliance on Tolleson grows with each save

ARLINGTON, Texas –€“ Having earned saves in each of the last two games, Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson could have used a day off Saturday. Yet with the Rangers holding onto a 4-3 lead over Orioles, there was Tolleson again on the mound in the ninth inning. "It was a tough decision," Rangers manager Jeff Banister said. "We've got to find an opportunity to get him a day or two down...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tanner Scheppers drops creepy photobomb on Shawn Tolleson (Video)

Texas Rangers pitcher Tanner Scheppers dropped a photobomb on fellow pitcher Shawn Tolleson as he gave an interview in the team's spring training complex in Arizona.Scheppers snuck in and out of the camera shot without disturbing the interview, but the face he was making was mildly creepy.Video via MLB. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers claim Shawn Tolleson off waivers

The Los Angeles Dodgers waived right-handed pitchers Shawn Tolleson and the Texas Rangers were quick to claim the 25-year old pitcher off waivers. As reported by Aaron Gleeman of, as teams shuffled their 40-man roster ahead of today’s deadline to protect players form the Rule 5 draft, the Dodgers made a surprise move by cutting lose Shawn Tolleson so quickly.  What’s...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers get RHP Tolleson on waivers from Dodgers

The Texas Rangers have received right-hander Shawn Tolleson on a waiver claim from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Tolleson appeared in only six games last season due to lower back surgery and a left hip injury. The former Baylor pitcher was 3-1 with a 4.30 ERA in 41 appearances the last two seasons for the Dodgers, and has a 1.34 ERA in 107 minor league games since being drafted in 2010...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers lose Shawn Tolleson to Rangers, plus 40-man & Rule 5 Draft

This was surprising: the Dodgers lost reliever Shawn Tolleson via waivers on Tuesday to the Texas Rangers.Tolleson, 25, appeared in one game for the Dodgers this season and 40 in 2012. The reliever with great minor-league numbers struggled with injuries in 2013 (a back and hip, primarily). He's also a Tommy John surgery survivor (senior year of college).In 127 2/3 career minor...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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