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Rangers Sign Roy Oswalt

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(Photo Credit: Scott Cunningham/Getty Images) The Texas Rangers just got even better. After signing Roy Oswalt to a minor league contract on Tuesday, the Rangers have successfully shored up the back-end of their rotation. With Neftali Feliz out at least two months with a sprained right elbow, and Scott Feldman showing that he just doesn’t have what it takes to ... Read More »

Rangers Week(s) in Review — 5/29/12

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(Photo Credit: Brandon Wade/AP) The last two weeks have been very meh for the Rangers. They’re 8-6 (including last night’s win over Seattle) since May 14th. That week (the week of the 14th), Ron Washington decided to hold the first of several “rest weeks” for several players. Andrus, Kinsler, Hamilton, Beltre, Cruz and Napoli all saw time off during the ... Read More »

Rangers’ Week in review — 5/15/12

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(Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Reuters) After losing three consecutive series, the Rangers got back on track in a major way this past week. The Breakdown Josh Hamilton is the big story here. If you haven’t heard (aka you’re sports oblivious), Hamilton rocked Balitmore’s world, hitting six home runs in the four game series. That’s not what’s most impressive though. Four of ... Read More »

Texas Rangers’ Week In Review — 5/7/12

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It’s been two weeks since the last WiR, so let’s whip through everything really quick. The last week in April saw the Rangers abuse the Yankees, and then lose three series in a row to the Rays, Blue Jays and Indians. Josh Hamilton and Adrian Beltre were both in and out of the lineup, and the Rangers scoring suffered for ... Read More »

Yu Darvish Turns the Yankees into the Mets

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 (Photo via AP) We finally saw what all the hype was about. Ten strikeouts, with a variety of speeds and movements on his pitches, helped Yu Darvish last 8 and 1/3 innings against the Yankees en route to his third win of the season. For the most part, the Yankees hitters looked completely lost. Former Rangers Alex Rodriguez and Mark ... Read More »

Pudge Rodriguez Retires as a Texas Ranger

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As a child, baseball was my first love. My parents have told me stories about how I would sit with my dad and watch entire games at the age of 2. And when I was old enough to start understanding the game, I started getting more and more into it. I would stand in the living room, with my mini ... Read More »

Texas Rangers Week in Review

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In the first of what will be a weekly segment throughout this baseball season, I want to discuss something I said in my Rangers Preview a few weeks ago: Meanwhile, after Josh Hamilton’s relapse in February, I’m getting the feeling that this will be his last season in a Rangers uniform. The 2010 MVP has been the center of some ... Read More »

Yu’s Shaky Start Ends Up Working Out

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He wasn’t overhyped, nor is he a bust. It’s been one game, so let’s just all chill out. After a 42-pitch, 4-run first inning left Rangers nation a little concerned, the $111.7 million investment, Yu Darvish, recovered. He threw the next four and two-thirds innings in 68 pitches, allowing only one run. He recovered so nicely, that he received a ... Read More »

Texas Rangers Season Preview

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This is arguably the greatest day of the year. The Texas Rangers begin their defense of the AL Crown, and look to get back to the World Series for the third straight season (and maybe they’ll just win the damn thing this time). I’ll probably never fully recover from the beating my sports heart took during Game 6 last October. ... Read More »

Opening Day

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The dream begins again today. For a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan like myself, this day represents the first step towards a repeat of greatness. For baseball fans, these few hours before the first games provide time to sit and catch our collective breath after what has to be the greatest playoff stretch (Game 162-World Series) most of us will ... Read More »