Texas Rangers Articles

--By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman) Since the St. Louis Cardinals won their 11th World Series in late October, the baseball world has witnessed many major moves and risky contracts — and that was with the big-money Yankees and Red Sox staying...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
— by Mark Ross Pitchers are scheduled to report to spring training in less than a month, and if Major League Baseball’s offseason is any indication, a lot of teams’ postseason hopes will be riding on those arms that will get tuned up in Florida...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
With the World Series in the rear-view mirror and the hot stove just beginning to heat up, it's time to hand out some awards to this year's best performers on the diamond. The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) started handing out...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
by Nathan Rush Albert Pujols’ last game as a St. Louis Cardinal is Game 7 of the World Series. The stage is set for a Michael Jordan or John Elway hero’s exit. But instead of retiring a champion, Pujols will dive into the free-agent pool in...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Was last night’s Game 6 the greatest World Series game ever? Tough to say. After all, the World Series has been played 107 times now. I wasn’t alive for the 1960 World Series, but that Game 7 was pretty wild. I remember staying up late and...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
ARLINGTON, Texas — If legends are truly born in October, then the name of Texas Rangers catcher Mike Napoli could be added to Lone Star State lore right alongside Daniel Boone, Sam Houston and Nolan Ryan. It’s Napoli who is making a name for...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Adrian Beltre has an odd way of swinging the bat. Sometimes he ends up on one knee. Other times, he's tangled up like a pretzel. So let's celebrate his quirkiness with a photo compilation of Adrian striking some of his better post-swing poses...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
by Josh Kipnis Game 5 of the World Series was a disaster for the St. Louis Cardinals; they couldn’t hit with runners in scoring position, they couldn’t take advantage of Chris Carpenter’s great outing, and manager Tony La Russa lost his mind....
Josh Kipnis
3 years ago
by Josh Kipnis My favorite baseball colloquialism to call out to a teammate at the plate is “Right man, right spot.”  It is the ultimate pick-me-up; it says, you are the man for the job and the time to do that job is now. Going into the...
Josh Kipnis
3 years ago
by Charlie Miller The 2011 World Series is evolving into one of the classic matchups in history. We’ve seen a 1-0 game through eight innings won in the ninth with two sac flies. We’ve seen a monumental blowout with Albert Pujols making history...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
by Charlie Miller The 2011 World Series is evolving into one of the classic matchups in history. We’ve seen a 1-0 game through eight innings won in the ninth with two sac flies. We’ve seen a monumental blowout with Albert Pujols making history...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
The 2011 World Series kicks off tonight with a battle between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers. So to get you ready for this fall classic, let's take a look at both team's managers, players and even front office executives who you'll...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
— by Mark Ross Move over Derek Jeter, there's a new baseball postseason hero and his name is Nelson Cruz. OK, that may be a little presumptuous, but this much is clear: Cruz's Texas Rangers and not Jeter's Yankees are the team on the verge of...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Courtesy of Doug Fister, the Detroit Tigers survived their must-win game last night in Detroit. Now down, two games to one, the Tigers must find a way to win three more games with a makeshift lineup and getting just two more starts combined from...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
The Texas Rangers aren't happy with a 1-0 lead in the ALCS, even if they just beat one of the hottest pitchers in baseball. After disposing of Cy Young lock Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers 3-2 in a rain-interrupted first game of the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
The AL East, with three 90-win teams, looked like the power division in baseball for most of the season. The Boston Red Sox had a ton of expectations after the free agent signings of Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford. Gonzalez performed as...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
by Charlie Miller Today is a day that Major League Baseball had in mind when it expanded the playoffs for what was to be 1994, but due to the strike, actually began in 1995. Four playoff games, three of which could be elimination games. All in...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Tampa Bay Rays v. Texas Rangers This rematch of their ALDS last year has Tampa Bay thinking revenge and Texas believing it has unfinished business. Last year, the Rangers defeated the favored Rays in a five-game series in which the visiting...
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
MLB Mt. Rushmoresby Charlie MillerMajor League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history. We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams....
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
MLB Mt. Rushmoresby Charlie MillerMajor League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history. We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams....
Charlie Miller
3 years ago
Texas Rangers pitcher C.J. Wilson is set to start the opener of a three-game series at Oakland's O.co Coliseum Friday night, but he doesn't sound happy about it. Speaking to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Wilson had some caustic comments about...
Scott Henry
3 years ago
by Charlie Miller Winners Philadelphia Phillies After making a run at Carlos Beltran of the Mets, the Phillies acquired Hunter Pence (right) from Houston. It would have been a surprise had the Mets actually dealt with a division rival. It was...
Charlie Miller
4 years ago
The tragic story of a Rangers fan who died after falling 20 feet while reaching for a ball tossed into the stands couldn't have been sadder. Except for the guy who threw that ball, Josh Hamilton. Hamilton is a player who's widely known battle...
Athlon Sports
4 years ago
“You’ve got to spend money to make money.” It’s a phrase that’s made millions of businesspeople rich. It’s also a motto that’s had millions of others moving back in with their parents, or possibly into refrigerator boxes. Major League...
Scott Henry
4 years ago

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