Rangers News

  • Ross, Rangers struggle giving up long ball

    In his fourth outing as a starter, Robbie Ross Jr. mostly did what he expects to do in that role Sunday. He worked quickly. He kept his pitch count down and the overwhelming majority of his pitches were strikes. But the Rangers lost to the White Sox, 16-2.

  • Rangers' Harrison ready after rehab start

    A day after his most productive rehab start to date, Rangers lefty Matt Harrison was as eager as ever to get back on a Major League mound -- and he may get his chance within the next week.

  • Darvish leads Rangers into showdown with A's

    A rivalry is renewed at the O.co Coliseum on Monday, when the A's and Rangers meet for the first time this season. Oakland will send Dan Straily against Texas ace Yu Darvish in the opener of the three-game series.

  • Rangers' Kouzmanoff too hot for a day off

    Third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff has done an admirable job of filling in for Adrian Beltre, hitting .395 with five doubles, two homers and nine RBIs since making his Rangers debut on April 9.

  • Rangers' Wash explains pep talk to pitchers

    Rangers manager Ron Washington is known for his occasional and rather unusual practice of hurrying out to the mound and briefly speaking to his pitcher. Typically that's the pitching coach's forte and the overwhelming percent of the time, it's Mike Maddux who gives the pep talks.

  • Rangers' Wilson, Murphy splitting time

    Josh Wilson was in the starting lineup Sunday for the second day in a row, playing second base and hitting seventh. Before the last two games, Donnie Murphy started three of four at second.

  • Prince, Lewis carry Rangers to victory

    Colby Lewis and Prince Fielder looked more like their old selves Saturday night than they had in some time, and in both cases, the Rangers benefited in a 6-3 victory over the White Sox.

  • Rangers' Adduci to DL; Sardinas called up

    Jim Adduci got his first start of the season Friday night, and unfortunately for him, his last start for about a month. The Rangers' outfielder fractured his left little finger Friday and was sent to the 15-day disabled list Saturday.

  • Rangers, White Sox on opposing streaks

    The Rangers take a five-game winning streak into Sunday afternoon's game against the White Sox, who have a four-game losing streak after a fast start. Robbie Ross starts for Texas against Chicago's Erik Johnson.

  • Rangers stay positive while injury woes mount

    With Jim Adduci the latest casualty Saturday, the Rangers now have 10 players on the disabled list -- the most in the Major Leagues. Yet they had managed a respectable 10-7 record entering Saturday.

  • Rangers' Wash doesn't expect replay change

    Five days after being ejected for arguing an instant replay call, Rangers manager Ron Washington said his understanding is that the interpretation of the "transfer rule" won't be changed any time soon.

  • Perez shuts out White Sox in Rangers' rout

    The Rangers, behind the pitching of Martin Perez, recorded their fifth shutout of the season, as well their fourth consecutive victory, with a 12-0 pounding of the White Sox on Friday night.

  • Scheppers to DL with elbow, forearm inflammation

    The Rangers placed pitcher Tanner Scheppers on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow and forearm on Friday afternoon.

  • Harrison set to make third rehab assignment

    Matt Harrison, on the disabled list while recovering from last year's back surgery, will make his third rehab assignment with Double-A Frisco on Saturday night and will take a simple approach to the outing.

  • Rangers call up Poreda to shore up bullpen

    The Rangers called up left-handed reliever Aaron Poreda to help out in their bullpen for the next four days and ease the workload of Neal Cotts and Pedro Figueroa.

  • Rangers' Saunders taking rehab to Arizona

    The Rangers are sending pitcher Joe Saunders to Arizona to continue his rehab at their complex in Surprise. Saunders lives in the Phoenix area, his wife just gave birth to their third child and he is still not ready to come off the disabled list.

  • Choo's first home run, small ball key Rangers

    Shin-Soo Choo went deep in the second inning, and small ball led by a pair of Leonys Martin sacrifice bunts propelled the Rangers to an 8-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday afternoon.

  • Rangers hoping for early return of Soto, Profar

    Geovany Soto is targeting a July return from right knee surgery for a torn meniscus, but general manager Jon Daniels is hopeful the Rangers' starting catcher will be back in June, as well as aiming for a similar timetable for Jurickson Profar.