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Prince Fielder Foul Ball Lands in Woman’s Nachos, Cheese Explodes in Her Face

It’s been established by now that baseball games are low-key dangerous. It doesn’t matter who’s at the plate, as any player is capable of hitting a screamer into the seats. But a ball doesn’t necessarily have to be hit all that hard to make damage — just ask the Rangers fan (below) about the importance of keeping your head on a swivel. With Prince Fielder up to bat in the...
Via Busted Coverage
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox lefty Rodriguez wins MLB debut, 5-1 at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Eduardo Rodriguez threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings to become the youngest Red Sox starter to win in his major league debut on the road since 1967, and Boston beat the Rangers 5-1 to spoil Josh Hamilton's first home game back in Texas on Thursday night. The 22-year-old Rodriguez was already the youngest Red Sox pitcher to make his MLB debut on the road since 21...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chi Chi Gonzalez might make MLB debut Saturday with Rangers

The Texas Rangers, always on the lookout for more starting pitching, may be diving into their minor league system this weekend. According to reports that circulated on Thursday, right-hander Chi Chi Gonzalez was scratched from his start with Triple-A Round Rock, fueling speculation that he will be called up to make his Major League debut on Saturday at Globe Life Park in Arlington...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers recall Alberto from Triple-A, send RHP Klein there

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have recalled infielder Hanser Alberto from Round Rock and optioned right-hander Phil Klein to the Triple-A team. Texas announced the move before Thursday's game, two days before what would have been Klein's next scheduled start. Alberto was hitting .303 with two home runs and 13 RBIs in 42 games at Triple-A, and at a .375 clip since May 2...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton homecoming: 2010 AL MVP back in Texas on home team

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Josh Hamilton took the turn on Ballpark Way driving toward the Texas Rangers' stadium, and felt right at home. A month and a day after being re-acquired by the Rangers, Hamilton was set Thursday night for his first home game in Texas since the 2012 season. Even though Hamilton is fighting a cold, he described himself before the game as ''very excited.'' He...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game 48 Preview: Red Sox at Rangers

After being swept by the surprisingly hot Twins, many expected more changes to the Sox roster as they start a 4 game series against the Rangers. The front office and John Farrell agreed to shake things up even more today. Tonight's Sox starter will be Eduardo Rodriguez, who got the call-up from Pawtucket and will be making his first Major League start of his career. Many reports...
Via RedSoxLife
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Watch: Indians fan makes barehanded home run grab without dropping his hot dog

Most baseball fans dream about the possibility of catching a foul ball -- or if they're really lucky, a home run ball -- while rooting on their favorite team at the ballpark. But not many fans are afforded that opportunity and even the ones who are, often come up short. Which is why the catch made at Wednesday's Indians-Rangers game is so spectacular. Not only did this fan catch...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Martinez: Ranger Under the Radar

When the Texas Rangers and Boston Red Sox square off tonight, most of the starting pitcher attention will be focused on Boston’s Eduardo Rodriquez. Acquired from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for Andrew Miller at last year’s trade deadline, the promising 22-year-old left-hander will be making his big-league debut. Nick Martinez will be on the mound […]
Via Fangraphs
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton makes leaping grab, crashes into wall (GIF)

Texas Rangers left fielder Josh Hamilton made a fantastic leaping catch before crashing into the outfield wall during Wednesday's game in Cleveland.Hamilton kept his concentration while chasing down the Jason Kipnis fly ball in the bottom of the fifth. Hamilton banged into the wall as he stretched out for the catch, then held onto it as he fell to the ground. [MLB] This post...
Via Holdout Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton looking forward to Globe Life Park return on Thursday

On Wednesday, Josh Hamilton finally picked up his first base hit since (re)joining the Texas Rangers. With that milestone out of the way, the veteran outfielder will look for more good vibes when he takes the field on Thursday night against the Boston Red Sox: it will be his first appearance in front of Rangers fans at Globe Life Park since returning to the club earlier this season...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Acquire OF Carlos Peguero from Rangers

Red Sox management appears to be grasping at straws at the moment. On the same day the team suffers a sweep at the hand of the Minnesota Twins the team has announced they have acquired 28-year-old Carlos Peguero from the Texas Rangers for cash considerations. The move serves as a quick summary of the type of season the Red Sox have had thus far. During Spring Training, Boston...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Acquire Outfielder Carlos Peguero From Texas Rangers For Cash

The Boston Red Sox announced Wednesday that the team has acquired outfielder Carlos Peguero from the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash considerations. In order to clear room on the roster, Anthony Varvaro has been transferred to the 60-day DL. Peguero, 28, has played parts of five seasons in the majors with Seattle, Kansas City, and Texas. The left-handed...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox-Rangers Preview

The last time Josh Hamilton played at home for the Texas Rangers, he was booed as the club was eliminated from the playoffs. The Rangers haven't been back to the postseason since, while Hamilton is finally back for them. He'll make his home debut Thursday night as unbeaten starter Nick Martinez looks to set a club record with an impressive streak in the opener of a four-game series...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indians fan catches Robinson Chirinos HR with bare hand (Video)

A Cleveland Indians fan in the center field stands caught a solo home run by Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos on the fly with his bare hand during the fifth inning of Wednesday's game at Progressive Field.Making it even more impressive, the fan was holding a hot dog in his other hand while he caught the baseball. Someone get this fan a contract.[MLB] This post appeared...
Via Holdout Sports
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Josh Hamilton gets first hit of 2015, but Rangers' 7-game win streak ends

  Carlos Santana capped and eight-run third inning with a three-run homer, leading the Cleveland Indians past Texas 12-3 on Wednesday to end the Rangers' seven-game winning streak. Carlos Carrasco (6-4) allowed only Robinson Chirinos' solo homer in the fifth while pitching eight sharp innings. The right-hander held Texas to five hits and struck out eight. Texas starter Colby Lewis...
Via AP on Fox
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Josh Hamilton gets 1st hit back with Rangers

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Josh Hamilton singled in the seventh inning Wednesday for his first hit since returning to the Texas Rangers. Hamilton, hitless in his first nine at-bats since returning Monday, lined a hit down the left field line off Cleveland's Carlos Carrasco. The AL MVP in 2010 was thrown out trying for a double by Indians' left fielder Mike Aviles. Hamilton, who flied out...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are the Texas Rangers contenders or pretenders?

If you had been running the Rangers in a video game, you probably would have started the season over again following the March and early April they endured this year. The injuries that occurred in rapid succession would make even the most ambitious GM sweat. Unfortunately for first-year manager Jeff Banister, there was no reset button and they were stuck starting the season with...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are the Texas Rangers contenders or pretenders?

If you had been running the Rangers in a video game, you probably would have started the season over again following the March and early April they endured this year. The injuries that occurred in rapid succession would make even the most ambitious GM sweat. Unfortunately for first-year manager Jeff Banister, there was no reset button and they were stuck starting the season with...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carrasco, getting more comfortable, takes mound vs. Texas

The Texas Rangers entered a nine-game road trip with one of the worst records in the AL. They hope to exit above .500. Looking to extend baseball's longest active winning streak, Texas wraps up its outstanding road swing Wednesday against the Cleveland Indians. Texas (23-23) relied on its power bats Tuesday as Prince Fielder hit a three-run homer and Mitch Moreland belted a go-ahead...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tribe Falls to Texas Despite Early Lead; Rangers 4, Indians 3

The Indians ran out to a 3-0 lead, but Prince Fielder and Mitch Moreland hit home runs to help the Rangers win, 4-3, their seventh straight, on Tuesday night. Jason Kipnis and Ryan Raburn hit first-inning homers, and Yan Gomes drove in Raburn with a sac fly. Fielder, leading the AL in hitting, hammered three-run homer in the fifth and Moreland followed with a long solo shot in the...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
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Prince Fielder is raking and that’s a very good thing

Prince Fielder is raking and that's a very good thing
Via Philly Sports Live
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Moreland, Fielder lead Rangers past Indians for 7th straight win

  Mitch Moreland hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Tuesday night for their seventh consecutive victory. Prince Fielder also connected for a three-run shot as the Rangers (23-23) got back to .500 for the first time since the sixth game of the season. Fielder is batting .583 (14 for 24) with five homers and 15 RBIs...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite surge, Rangers' Fielder not among All-Star vote leaders yet

If Prince Fielder winds up in the All-Star Game this July, it might be as a reserve player.Despite the slugger's recent offensive tear (heading into Tuesday he was hitting .365/.417/.575 with nine home runs and 35 RBIs in 2015), he isn't among the leading vote-getters at first base on MLB's new update released on Tuesday. Fielder has experienced a renaissance as a premier slugger...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Moreland, Fielder lead Rangers to 7th straight win

CLEVELAND (AP) Mitch Moreland hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Tuesday night for their seventh consecutive victory. Prince Fielder also connected for a three-run shot as the Rangers (23-23) got back to .500 for the first time since the sixth game of the season. Fielder is batting .583 (14 for 24) with five homers...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Salazar next to try cooling Prince Fielder's sizzling bat

The Texas Rangers understand it will take some time for Josh Hamilton to get acclimated in his second stint with the club. Having patience will be much easier if Prince Fielder continues his tear. Texas seeks a seventh consecutive victory Tuesday night against the host Cleveland Indians, who look to bounce back after having their own winning streak snapped. Hamilton's self-reported...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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