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Royals are ready to bounce back and take care of business in Texas

Kansas City leads the AL Central this late in a season for the first time in 11 years, playing its best baseball over the last month to capture first place. The Royals haven't lost much during that span, so they're not about to fret over a single defeat as they head to Arlington for a three-game series with the Texas Rangers on Friday night. "We're not going to dwell...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals are ready to bounce back and take care of business in Texas

Kansas City leads the AL Central this late in a season for the first time in 11 years, playing its best baseball over the last month to capture first place. The Royals haven't lost much during that span, so they're not about to fret over a single defeat as they head to Arlington for a three-game series with the Texas Rangers on Friday night. "We're not going to dwell...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals-Rangers Preview

Kansas City leads the AL Central this late in a season for the first time in 11 years, playing its best baseball over the last month to capture first place. The Royals haven't lost much during that span, so they're not about to fret over a single defeat as they head to Arlington for a three-game series with the Texas Rangers on Friday night. "We're not going to dwell...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shoemaker and the Angels roll past Texas; Tied for first place

After a hard-fought victory last night, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Texas Rangers squared off in the second game of the series, with the Halos only one game back from first place.Matt Shoemaker and Colby Lewis were the starters.The Angels got to Lewis early, as Albert Pujols gave the Halos a 1-0 lead in the top of the first, courtesy of a solo-homer to left field. In...
Via In The Neutral Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Offense can't dig Rangers out of early hole

ARLINGTON, Texas - Consistent pitching hasn't been the lone problem for the Texas Rangers during their summer swoon. An offense that's unable to pick up the pitchers has also plagued the Rangers. That was on display once again Saturday night as Colby Lewis was touched for five runs in the first four innings before settling down. And while the Rangers did rally to make things...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday's positives for Rangers had nothing to do with game

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Texas Rangers actually got some good news on the injury front Monday night. Alex Rios' bum right ankle isn't too bad as an MRI revealed just a sprain and he could be in the lineup as early as Tuesday night. Jurickson Profar, who hasn't played at all this season before of a torn muscle in his right shoulder, has also been cleared to begin a throwing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. Colby Lewis was a key member of the rotation as the Texas Rangers made back-to-back trips to the World Series in 2010 and '11 before elbow surgery ended his next season prematurely. After a year off and a rocky start to 2014, he's beginning to remind manager Ron Washington of his better days. Lewis looks to continue...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays at Texas Rangers preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. Colby Lewis was a key member of the rotation as the Texas Rangers made back-to-back trips to the World Series in 2010 and '11 before elbow surgery ended his next season prematurely. After a year off and a rocky start to 2014, he's beginning to remind manager Ron Washington of his better days. Lewis looks to continue...
Via Fox Sports Florida
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays-Rangers Preview

Colby Lewis was a key member of the rotation as the Texas Rangers made back-to-back trips to the World Series in 2010 and '11 before elbow surgery ended his next season prematurely. After a year off and a rocky start to 2014, he's beginning to remind manager Ron Washington of his better days. Lewis looks to continue his solid stretch as the Rangers host the Tampa Bay Rays...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Effect, Rosales’ homers lift Rangers to series win over White Sox

Colby Lewis didn’t throw a single pitch Wednesday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field, and the veteran right-hander won’t pitch again until Monday in Arlington. Nick Tepesch was the Texas Rangers’ starting pitcher for the first time in 11 days. Tepesch is one of the Rangers’ young starters who relies on command and changing speeds more than velocity and raw stuff. He isn...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis pitches complete game shutout, Rangers crush White Sox 16-0

The arms: RHP Colby Lewis’ shutout was the fourth individual shutout by a Ranger this season and the team’s 15 overall shutout. … Lewis’ last complete game came on June 12, 2012. It was his second shutout. The other also came against the White Sox on May 16, 2011. The bats: J.P. Arencibia had four RBIs. The Rangers have seven games this season in which a player has at least...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Lewis leads Rangers past Yankees for series win

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Rangers turned back the clock to 2010 in their 3-2 win Wednesday. The game featured a sellout crowd, a tight contest against the Yankees and a fully healthy Colby Lewis. Lewis looked like his pre-injury self with seven strong innings. He allowed just two runs on four hits and never looked fatigued despite throwing 106 pitches. Lewis admitted that the sellout...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 107: Bats fall silent after early offense

New York Yankees 2 — Texas Rangers 3 Early offense enough for Texas Rangers to take the rubber match. To say Brett Gardner is swinging a hot bat would be an understatement. To open tonight’s game against the Rangers’ Colby Lewis, Brett Gardner hit his fourth home run in his last 10 at-bats. After two outs, the Yankees would load the bases with a pair of walks around a single...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees at Rangers (7/30/14)

Hiroki Kuroda (7-6, 3.99 ERA) gets the rubber match against Colby Lewis (6-8, 6.23 ERA) and the Rangers. Kuroda’s last start against the Blue Jays started rough, but he settled down to go 5 2/3 innings giving up four runs. He earned his seventh win of the year thanks to some unlikely support from his offense. Lewis took his third loss to the Yankees his last time out, making...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis and the Worst Unwritten Rules Interpretation of the Season

If you're like me, you've grown tired of the entire unwritten rules aspect of Major League Baseball. Whether the argument is tradition, wanting to protect your guys, or one's off-base morality, it's getting out of control. My word for it is simple: petty. Dating back to last postseason, we've seen complaints aimed at the Los Angeles Dodgers for apparently celebrating...
Via The Sports Post
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis Acts Like He’s Five, Accuses Baseball Player Of Trying To Raise His Batting Average

The Texas Rangers are in the middle of a bit of a rough patch — they’re 39-59 and are in last place in the AL West. Yup, they’re worse than the Houston Astros. On Saturday, frustrations seemed to boil over for Colby Lewis. Facing Colby Rasmus at the plate, the Rangers were playing in a shift, meaning most of the left side of the infield was open for Rasmus. Seeing this, Rasmus...
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers' starting pitcher Colby Lewis officially the biggest idiot in baseball

Texas Rangers' starting pitcher Colby Lewis has a problem with Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus. Emphasis ours:Lewis, the Rangers' starting pitcher, exchanged words with Rasmus during the fifth inning of Texas' 4-1 loss Saturday. The right-hander was irked when Rasmus laid down a two-out bunt single with the Blue Jays up 2-0 and the Rangers playing the shift.Your browser...
Via Bob's Blitz
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers’ Pitcher Colby Lewis Not Happy With Colby Rasmus’ Bunt (Video)

It was the battle of Colby vs. Colby. Texas Rangers’ starter Colby Lewis was visibly angry when Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus laid a bunt down in the fifth inning of Saturday’s game at the Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays were already up 2-0 and there were two outs in the fifth inning when Rasmus laid down a bunt against the shift and reached safely with a single. Your...
Via NESN.com
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis is here to inform us that baseball has more unwritten rules

Already familiar with baseball’s assorted unwritten rules? Apparently, we all need to update our handbooks, according to Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis. During the fifth inning of Saturday’s Rangers-Blue Jays game, with Toronto holding a 2-0 lead, Lewis had a major problem with Colby Rasmus laying down a bunt to get a base hit. With two outs in the inning, Texas was playing a shift...
Via Bloguin Best
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis is here to inform us that baseball has more unwritten rules

Already familiar with baseball’s assorted unwritten rules? Apparently, we all need to update our handbooks, according to Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis. During the fifth inning of Saturday’s Rangers-Blue Jays game, with Toronto holding a 2-0 lead, Lewis had a major problem with Colby Rasmus laying down a bunt to get a base hit. With two outs in the inning, Texas was playing a shift...
Via The Outside Corner
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lewis takes exception with Rasmus' bunt

Colby Lewis thinks Colby Rasmus could use a lesson on proper baseball etiquette. The Rangers' starter exchanged words with the Blue Jays' center fielder during the fifth inning of Texas' 4-1 loss, and Lewis voiced his displeasure to reporters in a postgame scrum over what he deemed was a selfish act. Rasmus, who singled and later scored off Lewis in the fourth, laid...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Pitcher Colby Lewis Writing His Own Rules

In the land of the ridiculous, Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis was fuming following their 4-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday. The struggling starter became irate when Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus laid down a bunt with two outs and his team up 2-0.  Lewis had this to say about the play (via MLB.com). I told [Rasmus] I didn’t appreciate it,” Lewis said...
Via Sportsnaut
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis takes unwritten rules to next level with possibly dumbest complaint ever

Colby Lewis has seriously taken the unwritten rules of baseball to a level you probably didn’t realize they could go. Be warned: you may struggle to comprehend his complaint. Lewis’ Texas Rangers were down 2-0 to the Toronto Blue Jays Saturday when Toronto outfielder Colby Rasmus bunted for a hit with two outs in the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis rips Colby Rasmus for seemingly no reason

You’d think a 34-year-old pitcher in the middle of his ninth Major League season would know basic baseball by now, but apparently that’s not the case. Rangers pitcher Colby Lewis took exception to Blue Jays outfielder Colby Rasmus bunting for a hit in the 5th inning of their game Saturday. Lewis told MLB.com, “I told […] The post Colby Lewis Needs to Learn the Game of Baseball...
Via Outside Analysis
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis Turns in Worst Outing in Texas Rangers History and One of the Worst in MLB History

For a couple years Colby Lewis was one of the stars of the Texas Rangers rotation. It was kind of a shocker when it happened since he did not do that great in his first stay with the team and was coming off a couple years in Japan when they picked him back up.What was more of a shocker though was the performance he turned in Thursday night against the Los Angeles Angels.@SportsDayDFWLewis...
Via FatManWriting
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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