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Rangers turn to Blackley for start vs. Astros

ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers are turning to a former Houston Astros pitcher against the Astros Tuesday night. Left-hander Travis Blackley, who the Rangers acquired from Houston last week, will start for Texas Tuesday night. The Rangers will make a roster move for Blackley Tuesday. He's pitched in just one game for Triple A Round Rock since being acquired, pitching three...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers bringing up Blackley to face former team

The Texas Rangers plan to purchase Travis Blackley's contract from Triple-A Round Rock for the left-hander to start Tuesday against the Houston Astros, the team that just traded him. Texas, which acquired Blackley last week, will have to make another move before Tuesday's game to add Blackley to its 25-man roster. Blackley will fill in for Alexi Ogando, who has an inflamed...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers to call Travis Blackley up for spot start on Tuesday

getty images Travis Blackley will start on Tuesday for the Texas Rangers. The left-handed Blackley was acquired last week from the Houston Astros for cash considerations. Texas will start Blackley in the place of Alexi Ogando who is dealing with inflammation in a nerve near his right shoulder. Blackley appeared in 42 games this season and was 1-1 with a 4.89 ERA and 1.43 WHIP. This...
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Rangers pick up pitcher from Astros

ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers search for starting pitching depth led to left-hander Travis Blackley Wednesday. The Rangers acquired Blackley from Houston for cash considerations. Blackley has been sent to Triple A Round Rock where he'll work as a starter. Blackley was outrighted by the Astros Saturday. Blackley, 30, was 1-1 with a 4.89 ERA in 42 relief appearances for...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros send LHP Blackley to Rangers

The Houston Astros have traded minor league left-hander pitcher Travis Blackley to the Texas Rangers for cash and a player to be named later. The 30-year-old Blackley went 1-1 with a 4.89 ERA in 42 relief appearances for Houston this season before being designated for assignment on Aug. 8. He cleared waivers and accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Oklahoma City and joined...
Via Fox Sports
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

JFK like footage of Astros reliever Travis Blackley getting hit in the head during BP

Deadspin's great Sean Newell writes: "During Thursday's BP, Astros reliever Travis Blackley (captured below) was hit in the head with a ball in center field. He suffered a contusion over his left eye and was questionable for the game." He did not pitch. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to us on Twitter. Subscribe...
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August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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