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Rangers Rumors: Colby Lewis may return next season

It's no secret that the Texas Rangers have had a miserable season, and much of it has had to do with the low quality of starting pitching. The Rangers will almost certainly be looking for pieces to add to their rotation in the offseason. Other than Yu Darvish, Colby Lewis started the most games for the Rangers, as the team used a league-high number of pitchers during the season...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie helps Rangers complete first sweep of opponent since April

The Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep of former playoff contender Atlanta on Sunday with a 10-3 win at Globe Life Park. It was the Rangers’ first series sweep since April 21-23, at Oakland. The Braves dropped to four games behind Pittsburgh for the second wild-card spot in the National League. Starter Colby Lewis held the Braves to one run in seven innings. For the series...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers complete rare sweep

ARLINGTON, Texas -- When you have the worst record in baseball it's the little things that help make playing out the string in September enjoyable. Sweeping a series against a team vying for a playoff spot certainly qualifies and that's what the Texas Rangers did Sunday, bombing Atlanta 10-3 Sunday to cap a three-game set against the Braves. The three-game sweep was the first...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers sweep Braves with 10-3 win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Colby Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory, Luis Sardinas doubled his career total with four RBIs and the Texas Rangers completed their first series sweep in nearly five months with a 10-3 win Sunday over the playoff-chasing Atlanta Braves. After being swept in three games to complete a 2-7 trip, the Braves were four games behind Pittsburgh for...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers lose 4-3 to Kansas City Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Colby Lewis is racking up innings for the Texas Rangers. It's quite a feat after he missed last season with elbow and hip surgeries. Lewis pitched seven innings in the Texas Rangers' 4-3 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. He leads the team with 144 1-3 on the year. "It definitely is gratifying," Lewis said. "I'm thankful...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals hope Rangers are tonic for their current funk

The Kansas City Royals are still in first place in the AL Central but can't feel good about that the way things are going. Getting to face Colby Lewis on Monday night could make them feel a little better. The Royals have battered Lewis in the past and will look to end a three-game slide when they host the woeful Texas Rangers. Kansas City (74-61) nearly dropped into a tie for...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals hope Rangers are tonic for their current funk

The Kansas City Royals are still in first place in the AL Central but can't feel good about that the way things are going. Getting to face Colby Lewis on Monday night could make them feel a little better. The Royals have battered Lewis in the past and will look to end a three-game slide when they host the woeful Texas Rangers. Kansas City (74-61) nearly dropped into a tie for...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Colby Lewis could be no-brainer for 2015 rotation, but one issue stands in the way

The match would seem to be pretty perfect. The Rangers need starting pitchers for 2015. By trade, Colby Lewis just happens to be one of those. He also happens to want to return. And, on Wednesday, he authored his second complete game in a month in a 12-4 win over Seattle. There is one slight issue that keeps this from becoming a slam-dunk, no-brainer. The Rangers play their home...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rougned Odor, Colby Lewis go deep in different ways in Rangers' 12-4 win

The arms: RHP Colby Lewis picked up his second complete game of the season. … The win was Lewis’ first against Seattle since Sept. 17, 2011. … The two homers allowed by Lewis raised his total to 19 in 137.1 innings this season, a rate of 1.24 per nine innings. It ranks fifth highest among AL qualifiers. … Lewis leads MLB in the completely coincidental statistical category...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lewis still giving Rangers a chance year after surgery

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Colby Lewis was a realist coming into the 2014 season with the Texas Rangers. Lewis, who had hip resurfacing surgery Aug. 22, 2013, was just hoping for a chance to compete for the No. 5 spot in the Texas rotation. He's done a lot more than that, as Lewis started for a team high 23rd time this season Friday night and was up to his old pre-surgery self, pitching...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 23, 2014  |  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
August 17, 2014  |  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
August 10, 2014  |  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
August 10, 2014  |  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
August 06, 2014  |  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
July 31, 2014  |  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
July 24, 2014  |  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 The Outside Corner
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

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
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