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...
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3 days ago  |  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...
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3 days ago  |  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...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: Buy or sell?

As the trade deadline approaches, the Texas Rangers must soon decide if they are buyers or sellers. Their current status remains unknown. There have been rumors of the team going strong after Cole Hamels, and there have been rumors of them backing off their pursuit of Hamels. In terms of selling, the only players the team is openly considering trading are veteran pitchers. The trade...
8 days ago  |  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...
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27 days ago  |  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...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Best pitching duels of the day: June 25

It’s a limited slate of action on this Thursday—just 22 of 30 teams in action—and without a real standout pitching matchup, we’ll turn our attention to today’s aces in isolation Check ’em out: Warm-Up Tosses Here’s a peek at today’s “aces in isolation:” Carlos Rodon (opposed by Detroit’s Alfredo Simon), Sonny Gray (Texas’ Colby Lewis), Jacob deGrom ...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers' Gallo, Moreland go very deep, Lewis finally beats Twins

  Those impressive back-to-back home runs by Mitch Moreland and Joey Gallo came only after Shin-Soo Choo and Prince Fielder did their part for the Texas Rangers. When Fielder hit what set up to be Minnesota's fourth consecutive inning-ending double play, Choo went hard into second base and Fielder busted down the line to beat the disrupted relay to first base. "That kind of reflects...
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June 13, 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...
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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...
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...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Peguero hits 2 homers, Rangers rout Astros 11-3 behind Lewis

HOUSTON (AP) The Texas Rangers showed what they can do when their pitching and offense are clicking. Carlos Peguero hit a pair of solo homers, Shin-Soo Choo had a two-run shot and Texas routed the Houston Astros 11-3 Wednesday night behind eight strong innings from Colby Lewis. Adrian Beltre was a home run shy of the cycle for the Rangers, who finished a three-game sweep. Houston...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Just Not Their Night; Houston Drops Final Game of Silver Boot Series At Home

Houston, TX – The Texas Rangers offense got started early again as Colby Lewis was staked to an early lead in a big win for the Texas Rangers. Samuel Deduno made quick work of Texas in the first, but left some mistakes over the plate in the second and third innings that the Rangers did not miss. Astros manager AJ Hinch spoke about his starter after the game saying that, “Sam...
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May 06, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 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...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers non-tender Ogando as Lewis deal close

The Texas Rangers have cut ties with former All-Star Alexi Ogando as well as left-hander Michael Kirkman and infielder Adam Rosales. The decision to not tender contracts to the trio makes them free agents and puts the Rangers at 37 players on their 40-man roster. One of those vacant spots should be filled later this week as general manager Jon Daniels said he expects a deal with...
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December 02, 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...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranger Rumors: Colby Lewis could return

The Texas Rangers were decimated by injuries this past season and ended with a dismal record of 67-95, last in the American League West. The Rangers were in the middle of the pack in runs scored, but struggled to the 28th ranked ERA in the league at 4.49. One pitcher that could help the rotation next season is right-hander Colby Lewis, who pitched well the second half of the season...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers want to re-sing Colby Lewis

getty images Now that Jeff Banister has been hired as the manager of the Texas Rangers, general manager Jon Daniels is now looking to re-sign pitcher Colby Lewis. “We haven’t been able to spend much time on that,” Daniels said of a new contract. “We can get back to that now.” The Rangers have until the end of the World Series to re-sign Lewis before other teams can get...
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Texas to re-sign Colby Lewis?

The Texas Rangers have commenced talks related to negotiating a new contract for right handed starting pitcher Colby Lewis. #451178118 / According to Jeff Wilson from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Rangers general manager Jon Daniels and agent Alan Nero exchanged texts yesterday related to Lewis' future with the organization.#Rangers could come to a quick resolution...
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September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Successful season for Rangers' Lewis comes to close Thursday

ARLINGTON, Texas - Bright spots for the Texas Rangers this season have been hard to come by. Thursday night's opener to the series finale is proof there have been some though as Colby Lewis will take the mound for the final time this season. The right-hander will do so as the club's leader in innings pitched, starts and tied for the team lead in wins with 10. Not bad for the only...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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