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Texas Rangers: 2017 Preview, Predictions & Schedule

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 4 months ago
The good news for the Texas Rangers the past two seasons, of course, is that they won the American League West. Some might say they did so unexpectedly, even in 2016 as the defending division champs. Their playoff experience, though, has been a disappointment, with consecutive losses to the Toronto Blue Jays in the division series. In 2016, the Rangers were barely competitive in a three-game...

Ranking the Best and Worst MLB Logos

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 3 months ago
Brand recognition is important in today’s business climate and that includes professional sports. One critical component to a team’s identity is its logo. While fans certainly relate to the players, it’s the team’s logo that’s displayed prominently on the uniform and pretty much every piece of memorabilia or merchandise.   So when it comes to MLB, which teams...

ALDS Preview and Prediction: Texas Rangers vs. Toronto Blue Jays

By Jake Rose, 2 years 9 months ago
For both the Texas Rangers and the Toronto Blue Jays this postseason run almost never happened. The Blue Jays were sinking, sitting eight games behind the New York Yankees on July 28. Then general manager Alex Anthopoulos, with perhaps his job on the line, made the move that has already defined his career, trading away the Blue Jays' best prospect and two other players to the Tigers for the...

Texas Rangers Mt. Rushmore (Franchise Four)

By Charlie Miller, 3 years 1 week ago
Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple, right? Not so fast. Let...

Josh Hamilton activated from DL

By The Sports Network, 3 years 3 weeks ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Prior to Tuesday's contest, the Texas Rangers activated outfielder Josh Hamilton from the 15-day disabled list. Hamilton went to the DL with a strained left hamstring back on June 4 and was expected to miss four weeks due to the injury. Texas acquired Hamilton from the Angels on April 27 while he was still on the disabled list recovering from...

Recap: Baltimore vs. Texas

By The Sports Network, 3 years 3 weeks ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Mitch Moreland hit a pair of two-run home runs as Texas downed Baltimore by an 8-6 count at Camden Yards. Moreland has exploded for four homers and seven RBI, going 4-for-8 in the first two contests in this four-game set. Shin-Soo Choo and Robinson Chirinos also hit a solo shot each for the Rangers, with Prince Fielder adding an RBI. Colby Lewis...

Texas Rangers (38-38) at Baltimore Orioles (41-34), 7:05 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 3 years 3 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Baltimore Orioles are back on top in the AL East and will begin a four-game series Monday versus the Texas Rangers at Camden Yards. The Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays currently have division bragging rights, but Baltimore is percentage points ahead thanks to four straight wins and 16 in the last 20 contests. Baltimore took all three games from the Cleveland Indians...

Recap: Baltimore vs. Texas

By The Sports Network, 3 years 3 weeks ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Mitch Moreland homered twice, rookie Joey Gallo knocked in three runs with his first career triple and the Texas Rangers routed the Baltimore Orioles 8-1 in the opener of a four-game series. Moreland, Carlos Corporan and Shin-Soo Choo all homered off Orioles starter Bud Norris as the Rangers beat the Orioles for just the second time in the teams' last 13...

Recap: Toronto vs. Texas

By The Sports Network, 3 years 3 weeks ago
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Edwin Encarnacion collected five RBI on a pair of home runs, including a grand slam that powered the Toronto Blue Jays to a 12-2 rout of the slumping Texas Rangers. Encarnacion finished 3-for-5 to back another solid performance from Mark Buehrle that helped extend the Rangers' season-long losing streak to six games. Buehrle (8-4) held Texas to two runs...

Oakland Athletics (33-41) at Texas Rangers (37-35), 2:05 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 3 years 3 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Sonny Gray tries to pitch the Oakland Athletics to a fifth straight win on Thursday when they go for a sweep in the finale of their three-game series with the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark. Gray was cruising against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Friday, but ran into trouble in the seventh inning as the Halos erupted for eight runs in the seventh inning. ...