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Rangers End Rough Week with MLB-leading 7th Shutout

Getty Images As the mid-week split series against the Colorado Rockies has come to a close, it seems that the Ranger’s pitching woes have finally caught up with them. After a start to a season that saw young Martin Perez dazzle hitters at the plate and converted set-up man Robbie Ross prove he deserved a rotation spot, things have started to cool off for the Rangers. Neftali Feliz...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Transfer rule shows instant replay isn’t quite so simple

Making certain plays more complicated or telling fans that what they think is an out — and has always been an out for as long as we’ve watched the game — probably isn’t what MLB had in mind when implementing a wider version of instant replay this year. Yet two weeks into the 2014 season, the “transfer rule” is becoming increasingly problematic for players and managers...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Transfer rule shows instant replay isn’t quite so simple

Making certain plays more complicated or telling fans that what they think is an out — and has always been an out for as long as we’ve watched the game — probably isn’t what MLB had in mind when implementing a wider version of instant replay this year. Yet two weeks into the 2014 season, the “transfer rule” is becoming increasingly problematic for players and managers...
Via The Outside Corner
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers manager still hot about transfer rule after ejection

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Rangers manager Ron Washington knew he would be ejected for arguing a call overturned by replay review, but he had a point to make. His point: the new interpretation of the transfer rule has to be changed. "I understand what the rule is," Washington said. "But we've got to do something about it." Washington came out of the dugout Monday night after a replay review...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Grown ass man steamrolls little girl tracking Billy Butler’s non-home run ball (video/GIF)

Sigh. In a bid to track down a home run ball that wasn’t even a home run ball, a man identified as “Allan” absolutely obliterated a young girl during Monday’s Texas Rangers-Kansas City Royals spring training game. Royals designated hitter Billy Butler connected on an offering from Pedro Figueroa during the 7th inning, driving it […] The post Grown ass man steamrolls little...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers get LHP Figueroa on waivers from Tampa Bay

The Texas Rangers have been awarded left-hander Pedro Figueroa on a waiver claim from Tampa Bay. Figueroa made 24 relief appearances over two seasons for the A's. He allowed four runs in three innings last season. He spent most of the year with Triple-A Sacramento. The Rays waived Figueroa to make room for free agent closer Grant Balfour. Tampa Bay had acquired the 28-year-old...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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