RANGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Is the Texas Rangers winning streak impressive or expected?

The Texas Rangers are a red-hot 11 for their last 12, bringing them to six games behind the first place Houston Astros. After a sub-par month of April, they are beginning to look like the reigning division champions. However, this stellar stretch of theirs should not get Rangers fans too excited just yet. It is no secret that the Rangers have not been meeting the expectations that...
Via isportsweb.com
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WATCH: Pregame Notes: Texas Rangers vs Boston Red Sox 5/23/17

The Red Sox are back home to start a six game homestand. They will face off against the Texas Rangers and Andrew Cashner in game one. Rick Porcello will take the hill for the Red Sox.
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Beltre could rejoin Rangers by early June

Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre, who has been on the disabled list since the beginning of the season with a strained right calf muscle, could be sent to extended spring training as early as Friday to start getting at-bats in games.
Via Rangers.com
4 hours ago

Back in race, Rangers likely won't be sellers

The Rangers' surge in the standings over the past two weeks has been effective in one way. It has stopped the tide of speculation that the club will be a seller at the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline and that Yu Darvish would be high on the list.
Via Rangers.com
4 hours ago

It's reality check time for the Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers have gone from underachieving cast-offs to the hottest team in baseball over the past two weeks. Entering Tuesday, they had won 11 of their last 12 games and pulled themselves up by their bootstraps in the American League West standings.It has been an impressive showing for a team that in the initial stages of the year looked like it had massively regressed despite...
Via Yardbarker
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Loney granted release from Braves' Triple-A Gwinnett

Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

James Loney Granted Release From Braves

Veteran first baseman James Loney asked for his release from the Braves and was granted that request, according to a club announcement. Loney’s release comes shortly after the acquisition of Matt Adams from the Cardinals over the weekend. “We wish him all the best going forward,” said the Braves when announcing the move. Loney will now look to latch on with another club that...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
1 day ago

Mazara: My dream came true, but it wasn't easy

My name is Nomar Mazara. I'm from the Dominican Republic, and I'm an outfielder with the Texas Rangers.
Via Rangers.com
1 day ago

Miguel Cabrera, Sam Dyson at odds over sign stealing accusation

Miguel Cabrera and Sam Dyson were at odds on Sunday night over some sign stealing accusations.The Detroit Tigers slugger was on second base after doubling in the bottom of the seventh with one out. While on second, Miggy seemed to motion about Dyson throwing a changeup. Here is a video: Dyson was not happy about whatever Cabrera was doing and had words for him: After the game, Tigers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers still face challenges after winning streak

The Texas Rangers put themselves in some impressive company with their 10-game winning streak — but if the season ended now, they wouldn’t make the playoffs. The Rangers still face their share of challenges, especially since they’re in the AL West, where Houston has baseball’s best record and a 5 ½-game lead. Texas won 10 in a row before Saturday’s loss at Detroit, but...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Darvish tops Tigers again, Napoli homers as Texas rolls 5-2

DETROIT (AP) — Mike Napoli homered to the camera platform beyond center field, and Yu Darvish beat Detroit yet again, helping the Texas Rangers to a 5-2 victory over the Tigers on Sunday night. Darvish (5-2) has won all seven of his starts against the Tigers, although this one was a bit of a struggle. He allowed two runs and five hits in five innings, but Napoli put the Rangers...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Red-hot Texas Rangers being powered by Joey Gallo

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

1B James Loney could be bound for quick promotion to Atlanta

Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: What went right during the nine-game winning streak

It was only a matter of time before the Texas Rangers started playing like playoff contenders. They had started the season 13-20, which was good for last place in the AL West, and just came off a tough series loss to the Seattle Mariners. They have since taken advantage of a weaker schedule, taking three of four from the San Diego Padres and sweeping both the Athletics and Phillies...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former President George W. Bush photobombs Fox Sports Southwest reporter

It’s one of those random moments that happen so quickly that it becomes an “if you blinked, you missed it” event. That’s what happened Wednesday night to Fox Sports Southwest reporter Emily Jones during the Philadelphia-Phillies Texas Rangers game.As Jones was making her report, who but the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush walked behind her and said, ...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Kind of Amazing the Rangers Are Where They Are

The Rangers are currently riding a six-game winning streak. That’s the longest active streak around! Now, to be fair, three of those wins came against the Padres, who are bad, and the other three came against the A’s, who are more bad than good. And even with the winning streak they’ve pulled off, the Rangers still have one more loss than they have wins. They’re under .500...
Via Fangraphs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yu Darvish May Be the Rental Everyone Wants

Yesterday, the Rangers announced that they’d be without Cole Hamels for the next couple of months, as he recovers from an oblique strain that was probably why he was pitching so poorly. A few hours later, they played the Astros in the third game of their four game series, and just like the previous two nights, they lost. And they didn’t just lose; they got pounded 10-1, pushing...
Via Fangraphs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cole Hamels Hits the DL, Rangers Season Hits the Skids

April didn’t go very well for the Texas Rangers. Their closer imploded, their offense sputtered, Adrian Beltre couldn’t get healthy, and the Astros started off red hot, opening a sizable early lead in the AL West race. Well, today, things got even worse, as Cole Hamels was found to have a strained oblique that is going to put him on the shelf until at least July. Before this...
Via Fangraphs
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Delino DeShields Jr. rocks epic pair of Ed, Edd n Eddy cleats

Delino DeShields Jr. is taking an opportunity to shout out Cartoon Network for all of the childhood memories.For Friday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels, the Texas Rangers outfielder sported a legendary pair of cleats bearing images from the beloved millennial-era animated series Ed, Edd n Eddy. It’s a cool way for the 24-year-old DeShields to pay tribute to a show that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Beltre not close to return to Rangers

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre does not sound close to a return to the field.According to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News and T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com, Beltre is still not working out on the field and is not progressing in his recovery from a calf injury. Beltre suffered the injury before the season and had a setback about two weeks ago. His continued slow recovery...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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