COLBY LEWIS NEWS

Do the Texas Rangers Have the League’s Worst Rotation?

With the start of the MLB regular season right around the corner, TopSportsReport thought it was time to ramp up our baseball coverage.  In order to jump start our coverage, we decided it would be smart for us to have an article where we could share some opinions about each team.  In order to do so, we decided to put out a power rankings article, which ranks MLB pitching rotations...
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12 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lewis rebounds, Cron homers as Angels beat Rangers

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals hit back-to-back-to-back first-inning homers in spring training opener

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Eric Hosmer and Royals newcomers Kendrys Morales and Alex Rios hit consecutive first-inning homers, and AL champion Kansas City routed the Texas Rangers 13-2 on Wednesday in the spring training opener for both teams. Hosmer hit a three-run shot off Rangers starter Colby Lewis that landed on the grassy berm well beyond the centerfield fence. Morales went deep to...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Harrison hasn't given up on hopes of pitching

The Texas Rangers got 10 wins out of Colby Lewis in 2014 as he became the first player to pitch in the majors after having hip resurfacing surgery. Left-hander Matt Harrison would love to keep that trend going. Harrison, who had spinal fusion surgery on June 3, is meeting with Dr. Drew Dossett Monday in Dallas. If all goes well Harrison hopes to start a throwing program in January...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 10, 2014  |  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 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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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...
Via Tireball.com
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 / gettyimages.com 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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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September 20, 2014  |  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 sweep...
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September 14, 2014  |  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
September 14, 2014  |  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 the hip is healthy and...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  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 first...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2014  |  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 first...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers-Royals Preview

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 first...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2014  |  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 interesting...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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