TEXAS RANGERS NEWS

Hamels, Rangers ready to move forward

The Texas Rangers made it clear they had no plan to be sellers at the trade deadline this year. Not when they traded for Cole Hamels. Not when they added two bullpen arms. Not when they opted to keep free-agent-to-be Yovani Gallardo despite overtures from other teams. No the Rangers, who are eight games out in the American League West and four out in the wild-card standings, didn...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

With Hamels in house, Rangers take win over Giants

The Rangers didn't waste any time sending the message that the Cole Hamels trade was about this season, not just the future. Beating the reigning World Series champs and ace pitcher Madison Bumgarner is a good way to send that message. The Rangers roughed up Bumgarner (11-6) for six runs and nine hits over seven innings for a 6-3 win over the Giants. Bumgarner had had enough by the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Early homers for Rangers in 6-3 win over Giants, Bumgarner

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre homered as the Rangers beat San Francisco 6-3 Friday night in the Giants' first visit since clinching the 2010 World Series in Texas. Madison Bumgarner (11-6) gave up both homers and helped ignite a benches-clearing fracas when he shouted something toward the Rangers bench at the end of the fourth inning. There were no ejections...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Giants' Bumgarner shouts at Rangers and benches clear

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Tempers flared and the benches cleared after San Francisco Giants starter Madison Bumgarner shouted something toward the Texas Rangers bench as the fourth inning ended Friday night. No punches were thrown, and players from both teams were kept separated by umpires. Delino DeShields had an infield popout to end the inning, flipping his bat after hitting the ball...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bench-clearing incident between Giants, Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Tempers flared and the benches cleared after San Francisco Giants starter Madison Bumgarner shouted something toward the Texas Rangers bench as the fourth inning ended Friday night. No punches were thrown, and players from both teams were kept separated by umpires. Delino DeShields had an infield popout to end the inning, flipping his bat after hitting the...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers make roster moves to add Wilson, Diekman and Gimenez

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have activated newly acquired catcher Bobby Wilson and left-handed reliever Jake Diekman. Wilson and Diekman were available for Friday night's series opener against the San Francisco Giants, as was catcher/first baseman Chris Gimenez after his contract was selected from Triple-A Round Rock. The Rangers received Wilson on a waiver claim from...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers get Hamels from Phillies for 2015 -- and beyond

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs -- in 2015 and beyond. Texas obtained the Phillies left-hander in an eight-player deal completed before Friday's non-waiver trade deadline. It took a couple of days to finalize all the details of the agreement reached earlier in the week. The Rangers sent...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers get Hamels from Phillies for 2015 -- and beyond

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs -- in 2015 and beyond. Texas obtained the Phillies left-hander in an eight-player deal completed before Friday's non-waiver trade deadline. It took a couple of days to finalize all the details of the agreement reached earlier in the week. The Rangers sent...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers get Hamels from Phillies for 2015 -- and beyond

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- With Cole Hamels, the Texas Rangers have gotten another ace in hopes of getting back to the playoffs -- in 2015 and beyond. Texas obtained the Phillies left-hander in an eight-player deal completed before Friday's non-waiver trade deadline. It took a couple of days to finalize all the details of the agreement reached earlier in the week. The Rangers sent...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers add to bullpen with acquisition of Dyson from Marlins

  The Miami Marlins traded right-handed reliever Sam Dyson to the Texas Rangers on Friday for catcher Tomas Telis and a minor-league pitcher. Dyson was 3-3 with a 3.68 ERA in 44 appearances for Miami this season. He appeared in 80 games with the Marlins over the past three seasons, after breaking into the majors for two games with Toronto in 2011. Telis has gotten limited action...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marlins send reliever Sam Dyson to Rangers for C Thomas Telis, pitcher

MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Marlins traded right-handed reliever Sam Dyson to the Texas Rangers on Friday for catcher Tomas Telis and a minor league pitcher. Dyson was 3-3 with a 3.68 ERA in 44 appearances for Miami this season. He appeared in 80 games with the Marlins over the last three seasons, after breaking into the majors for two games with Toronto in 2011. Telis has gotten limited...
Via Fox Sports Florida
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Rangers Slugger Prince Fielder Deadlifting 505 Pounds

Prince Fielder is a big ole boy. Anyone that saw his spread in ESPN's Body Issue a couple years ago can attest to that. While he may not be a ripped big ole boy he is a pretty strong guy. He showed that earlier this season when he warmed up for a game by squatting Rougned Odor like he was a paper weight. Now here he is deadlifting 505 pounds.What's a heavy lift without a hype man...
Via FatManWriting
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels to make Texas Rangers debut Saturday

The deal sending Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers has officially been completed, as reported by T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com. The deal had been pending since Wednesday, but both sides had been going over medical records before finalizing the deal. The Rangers will also receive reliever Jake Diekman. Going to the Philadelphia Phillies in return are left-handed starter Matt Harrison and...
Via Baseball Essential
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Finally official: Rangers get Hamels, who will start Saturday

  The Rangers have gotten another ace, completing their trade to acquire pitcher Cole Hamels from Philadelphia Phillies. Texas obtained the left-hander in an eight-player deal announced Friday before the non-waiver trade deadline. The deal was first reported Wednesday. The Rangers sent six players to Philadelphia, including lefty Matt Harrison and three top prospects. Texas also...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers get Hamels from Phillies for 2015 - and beyond

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Rangers have gotten another ace, completing their trade to acquire pitcher Cole Hamels from Philadelphia Phillies. Texas obtained the left-hander in an eight-player deal announced Friday before the non-waiver trade deadline. The Rangers sent six players to Philadelphia, including lefty Matt Harrison and three top prospects. Texas also gets left-handed reliever...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Done Deal: Rangers officially get Hamels

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Texas Rangers deal for Cole Hamels is official as the left-hander was acquired along with reliever Jake Diekman and cash for Matt Harrison and five minor leaguers. Hamels is expected to arrive in Arlington Friday night and start Saturday for the Rangers vs. San Francisco. Hamels, 31, is a three-time All-Star and threw a no-hitter in his last start. Diekman...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers pursuing Yovani Gallardo

As the trade deadline comes to an end today, teams in contention are still looking to make one last move to position themselves for a deep playoff run. It has been rumored this morning that the Los Angeles Dodgers are actively pursuing Texas Rangers starter Yovani Gallardo. The Dodgers recently acquired starters Mat Latos from the Miami Marlins and Alex Wood from the Atlanta Braves...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Deal official: Cole Hamels to make Rangers debut Saturday

View image | gettyimages.com A trade which seemed to take years to finalize, has reportedly been made official. According to ESPN's Jayson Stark, the Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman deal, sending them to the Texas Rangers, is 'finally official'. Remember that Cole Hamels deal you thought got done like 38...
Via Philliedelphia
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers bolster rotation through Cole Hamels acquisition

After about a year and a half of back-and-forth negotiations with the Philadelphia Phillies, the Texas Rangers have finally acquired Cole Hamels. The talented lefty will likely make his Rangers debut this weekend against the San Francisco Giants. Hamels is the proven veteran that the Rangers have been looking for to take the next step towards their next World Series appearance. ...
Via isportsweb.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Ranger Elvis Andrus slid...and then grabbed the Yanks Didi Gregorius' dong

Texas Rangers infielder Elvis Andrus avoids the tag by smacking NY Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius in the crotch while sliding into second.[Vine via Extra Mustard]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Elvis Andrus whacks Didi Gregorius in the groin (Video)

Texas Rangers infielder Elvis Andrus whacked New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius in the groin while sliding into second base during Thursday night's game in Arlington.With Andrus on first, Gregorius came over to cover second on a routine grounder. Instead of sliding into second with his spikes up, Andrus slid in with his arms up, while Gregorius had to leap up in an attempt...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants-Rangers Preview

Nick Martinez is scheduled to start Friday night, though Texas Rangers fans are more eagerly anticipating who could follow him. That's because the Rangers are close to obtaining Cole Hamels, who will start for them this weekend if he comes over from Philadelphia. The trade speculation has made Martinez's outing a bit of an afterthought as the Rangers welcome the San Francisco Giants...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton'S Walk-Off Single Gives Texas Rangers Win Over Yankees

The Texas Rangers have a long way to go if they are going to make the postseason, but with 61 games left in the season it is entirely possible for them to make up the deficit. To do so they have to win to win the tough ones against playoff caliber teams like the New York Yankees. Thanks to Josh Hamilton the team was able to take down the Yankees Thursday night.With two outs in the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton walk-off gives Rangers split of series with Yankees

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Rangers and Yankees produced so many big moments Thursday, their game was bound to end in walk-off fashion -- but with a twist. Josh Hamilton provided the walk-off hit in the bottom of the ninth inning, scoring Leonys Martin from second base for a 7-6 Rangers win over the Yankees. It was Martin who provided the twist. After Delino DeShields walked to lead...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton's game-ending hit gives Texas 7-6 win over Yankees

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Josh Hamilton delivered a game-ending RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the AL East-leading New York Yankees 7-6 on Thursday night. Hamilton also had a three-run homer for the Rangers, who scored the winning run after a wild ninth to split the four-game series. Delino DeShields drew a leadoff walk in the ninth off Nick...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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