Bibens-Dirkx continues to give teams fits

Pitching coach Doug Brocail had some words of encouragement for Rangers starter Austin Bibens-Dirkx before his start on Saturday against the Yankees.
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8 hours ago

Pitching, power help Rangers corral Yankees

Rangers rookie right-hander Austin Bibens-Dirkx held the Yankees to one run in seven innings and was backed by home runs from Carlos Gomez and Robinson Chirinos in an 8-1 victory on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
Via Rangers.com
10 hours ago

Rangers may finally start getting staff in place

When the Rangers open a four-game series with the Indians on Monday, they could go with four starters who were expected to be in the rotation at the start of the season.
Via Rangers.com
12 hours ago

Worth the wait: Bibens-Dirkx pitches Rangers past Yanks 8-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Austin Bibens-Dirkx pitched seven dazzling innings in his first shot at the New York Yankees after 12 seasons in the minors, and Carlos Gomez homered for the Texas Rangers in their 8-1 victory Saturday. Robinson Chirinos also went deep and Elvis Andrus had a pair of run-scoring hits for the Rangers, who rebounded quickly from a difficult defeat that ended at 12...
Via MyNorthwest.com
22 hours ago

Rangers put Perez on DL after LHP hurts right thumb at hotel

NEW YORK (AP) — A hotel door has jammed up Martin Perez and the Texas Rangers. In the latest setback for a depleted Rangers rotation, Perez was placed on the 10-day disabled list Saturday after injuring the thumb on his non-pitching hand in an accident at the team hotel. Perez ripped off the finger nail and broke a bone at the tip of his right thumb when he caught it in the hinge...
Via MyNorthwest.com
23 hours ago

Rangers Designate Eddie Gamboa, Select Preston Claiborne, Place Jeremy Jeffress On DL

The Rangers have announced that righty Eddie Gamboa was designated for assignment, via executive VP of communications John Blake. His 40-man spot will go to righty Preston Claiborne, whose contract was purchased. Texas also shifted reliever Jeremy Jeffress to the 10-day DL.
Via MLB Trade Rumors
2 days ago

Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Carlos Gomez homered twice to drive in five runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series. Mike Napoli and Robinson Chirinos also homered for the Rangers off Marcus Stroman (7-4). Gomez has five homers in his six games since returning from the disabled list last week after missing a month with...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Starting Nine: Two lost no-hit bids end in losses, plus a Joey Gallo inside-the-parker

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Texas Rangers 2017 ice bath celebrations

Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

DeShields Jr. pays tribute to father with Father's Day cleats

If you’re a baseball fan and are over 25, you probably remember Delino DeShields well.DeShields, now 48, played for the Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Baltimore Orioles, and Chicago Cubs over 13 very productive major-league seasons from 1990-2002. He’s currently the manager of the Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds’ Triple-A affiliate).His son, Delino...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers trade rumors: buyers or sellers?

To say the Texas Rangers have underperformed through 66 games would be a veracious statement. The reigning AL West champions are currently spotting an anemic 33-33 record, and are sitting 11 games behind first place. To make matters worse, the injuries have piled up for their key players. However, not all hope is lost. Despite what the numbers may say now, they are still only one...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez discusses issues players face when learning English

Carlos Gomez knows all too well the myriad issues ballplayers from other countries face when trying to adapt to new surroundings while simultaneously dealing with the daunting task of learning a new language. The Texas Rangers outfielder recently weighed in on the many obstacles players like him confront early on in their careers in a recent interview for ESPN’s “Béisbol Experience”...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Worst of Rougned Odor Is Back

At the end of March, the Rangers and Rougned Odor agreed to a six-year commitment, worth just shy of $50 million. Since then, Odor has gone from being a guy coming off a .502 slugging percentage to being a guy actively slugging .359. When you look for reasons why the Rangers are standing a little bit under .500, you should give plenty of consideration to the fact that, for two and...
Via Fangraphs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers’ once promising May ends with disappointment

Sometimes when you’re losing, you just need a rain-out to stop the bleeding and recuperate. Sadly, the rain rolled through Fort Worth after the damage had already been done this past Sunday. The Texas Rangers, who a few weeks ago were within six games of first place, now find themselves 14.5 games out of first. When the Rangers were on their 10 game winning streak, many people...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers have received multiple trade offers for Sam Dyson

Struggling reliever Sam Dyson appears to be on his way out of Texas.In an appearance on 105.3 The Fan’s “The Shan and RJ Show” on Monday, Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said that the team has received four or five trade offers for Dyson and hopes to strike a deal soon. Darren Wolfson of ESPN 1500 adds that the Minnesota Twins are in the mix for Dyson, while Marc Topkin...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers: Sam Dyson finally DFA’d

It hurts for a South Carolina student like me to say negative things about a former Carolina pitcher, but Sam Dyson needed to leave the Texas Rangers in the worst way. He went from being a hero to a zero in the Texas bullpen, and his struggles in 2017 were the main reason why he was designated for assignment on June 2. Fortunately for the Rangers, there are rumored to be teams interested...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Elvis Andrus utilizes Rangers' day off Thursday to get married

The Texas Rangers enjoyed a rare day off Thursday and have only three more off days the entire month of June. To say Elvis Andrus took advantage of the free time to tie up one very loose end in his personal life would be an understatement: He got married.The Rangers shortstop took to social media to proudly announce he and fiancée Cori Febles had wed. It’s been an eventful several...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Joey Gallo on Athleticism and Defensive Versatility

Joey Gallo not only slugs like a slugger, he looks like a slugger. Listed at 6-foot-5 and 235 pounds, he’s a large man by any measure. But don’t let that fool you. He’s no plodder. The 23-year-old Texas Rangers infielder-outfielder is far more athletic than many people realize. It’s no secret that Gallo can propel baseballs long distances — fully half of his 16 home runs...
Via Fangraphs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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