COLBY LEWIS NEWS

Rangers take hit in standings after pounding by Blue Jays

The ominous tone for the Texas Rangers was set in the bottom of the fourth inning Wednesday night when the Rangers got the first two runners on against Toronto ace David Price and then went out with a whimper in a tie game. The high-octane Blue Jays know nothing about going out with a whimper and they showed that in the next half inning. That's when former Rangers first-round pick...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: Aug. 26

It's a pretty low-key baseball Wednesday across this MLB slate, with one solid matchup and a handful of aces in isolation. Check 'em out: Wei-Yin Chen (BAL) vs. Johnny Cueto (KCR) 8:10 p.m. ET Chen doesn't get a lot of pub outside of Baltimore, but over the past calendar year has a 3.06 ERA which ranks 21st among 78 qualified starters. He's also ahead of pitchers that are vastly...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds continue to roll with rookies in rotation

After facing veteran starters in three consecutive defeats, the Detroit Tigers will see an inexperienced pitcher in their next game. The scuffling Cincinnati Reds will have a rookie starter on the mound for the 25th consecutive time in Monday night's makeup game at the Great American Ball Park. Detroit (59-64) was held to five runs after winning the opener of its four-game set versus...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lewis leads Rangers to win in Detroit

Colby Lewis pitched seven strong innings to help the Texas Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 Friday night. Lewis (14-5) allowed six hits and a walk, but the Rangers defense turned three double plays and threw out another runner at the plate. Shawn Tolleson pitched the ninth for his 24th save, despite allowing Miguel Cabrera's third double of the game. The game was delayed for several...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lewis leads Rangers to win in Detroit

Colby Lewis pitched seven strong innings to help the Texas Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 Friday night. Lewis (14-5) allowed six hits and a walk, but the Rangers defense turned three double plays and threw out another runner at the plate. Shawn Tolleson pitched the ninth for his 24th save, despite allowing Miguel Cabrera's third double of the game. The game was delayed for several...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

No run support for Tigers' Verlander in 2-0 loss to Rangers

DETROIT (AP) -- Colby Lewis pitched seven strong innings to help the Texas Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 Friday night. Lewis (14-5) allowed six hits and a walk, but the Rangers defense turned three double plays and threw out another runner at the plate. Shawn Tolleson pitched the ninth for his 24th save, despite allowing Miguel Cabrera's third double of the game. The game was...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

No run support for Tigers' Verlander in 2-0 loss to Rangers

DETROIT (AP) -- Colby Lewis pitched seven strong innings to help the Texas Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 Friday night. Lewis (14-5) allowed six hits and a walk, but the Rangers defense turned three double plays and threw out another runner at the plate. Shawn Tolleson pitched the ninth for his 24th save, despite allowing Miguel Cabrera's third double of the game. The game was...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis leads Rangers to 4-0 win in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) Colby Lewis pitched seven strong innings to help the Texas Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 Friday night. Lewis (14-5) allowed six hits and a walk, but the Rangers defense turned three double plays and threw out another runner at the plate. Shawn Tolleson pitched the ninth for his 24th save, despite allowing Miguel Cabrera's third double of the game. The game was...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pivotal sixth turns tide for the Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas –€“ Colby Lewis worked so hard to retired Tampa Bay's Asdrubal Cabrera to end the top of the sixth inning that the Texas offense rewarded him in a big way. It took Lewis 15 pitches to get Cabrera to line out to right in what was then a 3-1 game with the Rangers on top. It took 15 minutes for the bottom of the sixth to end as the Rangers scored seven times to...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros-Rangers Preview

Already in the thick of the wild-card race, the Texas Rangers also have a chance to become a factor in the AL West. Giving the ball to Colby Lewis in the opener of this Lone Star Series is a good way to start. Lewis looks to continue his dominance of the division-leading Houston Astros on Monday night. Texas (51-53) is three games back of Minnesota for the league's second wild-card...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Lewis' pitching performance leads Rangers in bounce-back win over Yankees

ARLINGTON, Texas – Before the Rangers could officially get excited about getting Cole Hamels, they had to take care of some unfinished business with the Yankees on Wednesday night. The Rangers needed a game to wash away the odor of Tuesday's 21-5 loss to New York and they got it with a 5-2 win. "These guys have been resilient all year long, really," Rangers manager Jeff Banister...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis gets 11th win as Rangers beat Yankees 5-2

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Colby Lewis went six innings for his 11th victory and the Texas Rangers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the AL East-leading New York Yankees on Wednesday night. Adrian Beltre had two hits and scored twice for the Rangers, who won for only the second time in their last 14 home games. After the Yankees scored two runs in the second, nine...
Via AP on Fox
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down Rangers series win against Angels

What went right? • The Rangers won their second-consecutive series, which is something they haven't done since winning against Minnesota and the Los Angeles Dodgers in the middle of June. Texas beat the Angels in consecutive games for the first time this season. They're as close in the American League West as they've been since losing the first game in Houston after the All...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Angels complete dominant sweep of Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas –€“ The only thing that changed in the three-game series between the Texas Rangers and the Los Angeles Angels was the starting time for each game. Once the games started all three had a déjà vu feel to them. The Texas starter struggled early and the Angels capitalized in a big way. The offense also did little to help the pitching out and the end result was...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis takes blame for loss as Rangers fall 6-3 to A's

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Colby Lewis lost his control and felt as if he lost the game for the Texas Rangers, even without a decision. The Oakland Athletics completed a three-game series sweep with a 6-3 win Thursday, getting their go-ahead runs after the veteran Texas right-hander had given way to the bullpen. ''I flat just let them back in the ballgame and beat myself in the fifth...
Via AP on Fox
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers hit impressive HRs, Lewis finally beats Twins

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Mitch Moreland and Joey Gallo hit back-to-back, impressive home runs and the Texas Rangers won 11-7 on Saturday for Colby Lewis' first career victory over the Minnesota Twins. Minnesota has lost five games in a row after starting the week as the AL Central leader. The Twins were without outfielder Torii Hunter, who dropped the appeal of his two-game suspension...
Via AP on Fox
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers vs New York Yankees series preview

The Texas Rangers will go to New York and face the Yankees in a three-game weekend series. The Rangers enter the series 18-23 and 8.5 games behind the first-place Houston Astros. The team has been playing better as of late, but one aspect of the game is always off. Either the offense is shut down, the starters do poorly, or the bullpen cannot close out the game. The bullpen has improved...
Via isportsweb.com
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Fixed-up Colby Lewis hip to pitch solidly for Texas Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Texas Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis chuckles at the suggestion that he is a medical marvel. Lewis just feels good and is having positive results on the mound. The right-hander had a procedure 21 months ago to remove bone spurs from his right hip. That happened while rehabbing from surgery in 2012 for a torn flexor tendon in his right elbow. He also had Tommy...
Via AP on Fox
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Lewis rebounds, Cron homers as Angels beat Rangers

Colby Lewis rebounded from a rough spring debut to pitch three scoreless innings for the Texas Rangers in a 5-4 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday. Lewis, who didn't get out of the first inning last week in giving up three homers and six runs to Kansas City, allowed only one hit this time. He walked one and struck out one. Leonys Martin homered off Angels starter Hector Santiago...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Lewis starting Cactus opener for Rangers

SURPRISE, Ariz. –€“ The Texas Rangers will use a six-man rotation early in spring with Colby Lewis getting the start in Wednesday's exhibition opener against Kansas City. Texas will use Lewis, Derek Holland, Yovani Gallardo, Nick Tepesch, Ross Detwiler and Yu Darvish as its starters early. Both Lewis and Gallardo are pitching in Wednesday's game against the Royals with Lisaverto...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis signs $4M, 1-year deal with Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Colby Lewis and his surgically replaced hip are staying in the Texas Rangers' rotation. The Rangers on Thursday finalized a $4 million, one-year deal with the 35-year-old right-hander who finished strong last season after his unprecedented hip surgery for a major league pitcher. Lewis, their most successful postseason pitcher, had surgery in July 2012 to repair...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Lewis happy to be back with Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas -- One of the least surprising moves of the offseason for the Texas Rangers was completed Friday as the team signed right-hander Colby Lewis to a one-year deal for the 2015 season. Lewis, 35, will earn $4 million and fill one of the vacancies in the Texas rotation. While Lewis, who led the Rangers in starts, wins and innings pitched, tested the free-agency market...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers righty Colby Lewis agrees to $4M salary for next season

  Right-hander Colby Lewis has signed a $4 million, one-year deal to stay with the Texas Rangers. The deal got done Thursday for Lewis, the team's most successful postseason pitcher. The 35-year-old right-hander finished strong last season after an unprecedented hip surgery for a major league pitcher. Lewis was 10-14 with a 5.18 ERA in 29 starts last season, and pitched a team-high...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis, Rangers Agree To One Year Deal

The Texas Rangers and right-hander Colby Lewis have agreed to a one year $4 million deal according to a report by T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com. The two sides couldn’t agree to terms in time to avoid free agency, despite mutual interest between both sides. Rangers G.M. Jon Daniels said on Tuesday that he believed the two sides could work out a deal by the end of the week. After an...
Via Baseball Essential
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Re-signing Colby Lewis and Neal Cotts are the primary focus

The Texas Rangers played well below expectations this season.  They went from being World Series contenders to one of the worst teams in all of baseball as they were decimated by injuries.  Heading into this offseason they have not only added a new manager, but the Star-Telegram is reporting that re-signing starting pitcher Colby Lewis and reliever Neal Cotts, is a top priority...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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