Posts Tagged ‘Texas Rangers’


Giants’ ‘struggling offense’ is hammering Rangers

By Gary Thorne on Oct. 29, 2010, at 9:06 p.m.
The baseball gods have spoken and the Rangers aren’t very happy with what they’ve said. However, like Maine weather, just wait a minute and it could all change. Texas enters Game 3 Saturday night down 2-0 to the Giants. This will be the first World Series game ever played in …

Rangers, and their manager, have survived a lot

By Gary Thorne on Oct. 22, 2010, at 5:53 p.m.
Texas manager Ron Washington has survived a lot this year. He survived an admission of drug use in previous years. The Rangers kept him on as manager as suggestions he be relieved whirled around him. He survived injury after injury to his team’s key players like Josh Hamilton and Nelson …

Lee tosses another gem to carry Rangers into ALCS

By FRED GOODALL on Oct. 12, 2010, at 11:35 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Texas Rangers mobbed Cliff Lee in front of the pitcher’s mound before trotting off to the clubhouse for a celebration 50 seasons in the making. Champagne was on ice, but first the AL West champions slipped on red t-shirts, fitted themselves with goggles and …

Rangers home with chance for series win over Rays

By STEPHEN HAWKINS on Oct. 08, 2010, at 3:10 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers are quickly altering how they’ve been viewed their entire existence. They’re not just bashing, they’re getting timely hits. They’re not just cobbling together a pitching staff, they’ve got a rotation filled with solid starters. And defense is emphasized by their manager. After using all …

Rangers on the brink of first playoff series win

By FRED GOODALL on Oct. 07, 2010, at 6:20 p.m.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Following Cliff Lee in the postseason is a tough act, yet C.J. Wilson made it look easy. Now, the Texas Rangers are up 2-0 in their AL division series against the Tampa Bay Rays, with a chance to make franchise history when the best-of-five matchup …
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