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Rangers sit Blanks on DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 day ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Texas Rangers placed infielder/outfielder Kyle Blanks on the 15-day disabled list Friday. Blanks, who is dealing with a painful tailbone issue, was hitting .322 over 15 appearances with the Rangers this season, his first with the club. To fill the roster spot, Texas recalled outfielder Jake Smolinski from Triple- A Round Rock. Smolinski batted just ....

Rangers DFA Peguero to make room for Klein

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 days ago
Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Texas Rangers designated outfielder Carlos Peguero for assignment on Wednesday to make room for pitcher Phil Klein, who was called up to make his first big league start against the Red Sox. Klein opened the season with Texas and had a 7.71 ERA in six relief appearances before he was optioned to Triple-A Round Rock on April 14. The right-hander made his...

Rangers send Detwiler to DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 6 days ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Texas Rangers pitcher Ross Detwiler was placed on the 15-day disabled list among a flurry of moves made by the team prior to Sunday's game against Cleveland. The Rangers also promoted pitchers Tanner Scheppers and Ross Ohlendorf from Triple-A Round Rock and designated reliever Kyuji Fujikawa for assignment. Detwiler experienced soreness following his...

Recap: Texas vs. Cleveland

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Jason Kipnis blasted a two-run homer in the top of the ninth to help the Cleveland Indians in a 10-8 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. Robinson Chirinos gave the Rangers a one-run lead in the home eighth, but Texas closer Neftali Feliz (1-2) blew his third save of the season in the ninth after Jose Ramirez legged out a fielder's choice that...

Recap: Texas vs. Cleveland

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Nick Swisher finished 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and three RBI as the Cleveland Indians rallied from an early deficit to down the Texas Rangers 8-3 on Friday. Michael Brantley contributed three hits, drove in two and scored twice for the Indians, while Brett Hayes homered and Lonnie Chisenhall also knocked in a run. Ryan Webb (1-0) tossed two...

Rangers activate Moreland

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Texas Rangers activated first baseman/designated hitter Mitch Moreland from the 15-day disabled list prior to Wednesday's game against the Kansas City Royals. Moreland was placed on the disabled list on April 29 and had surgery that day to remove bone chips from his left elbow. He went 0-for-11 with six walks in a four-game injury rehabilitation...

Rangers option struggling Odor to Triple-A

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Arlington, TX SportsNetwork.com) - The Texas Rangers optioned second baseman Rougned Odor to Triple-A Round Rock on Monday. Odor has batted .144 with one home run and nine RBI in 29 games for Texas this season. In the field, Odor has committed three errors. The 21-year-old Odor broke into the majors last season. Over 114 games in 2014, he hit .259 with nine home runs, 48 RBI and a .699...

Recap: Texas vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Adrian Beltre cracked his 399th career home run and Thomas Field hit his first in his Texas Rangers debut. Beltre's two-run blast and solo shots by Field and Prince Fielder backed seven strong innings from Colby Lewis, leading the Rangers to an 8-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series. Lewis (3-2)...

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. Texas

By The Sports Network, 2 years 2 weeks ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Evan Longoria and Steven Souza Jr. hit 3-run homers and Andrew Bellatti dazzled in his major-league debut in the Rays' 7-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday. Matt Andriese started for Tampa Bay in place of Jake Odorizzi, who was scratched with the flu. Andriese, making his sixth appearance and third start of the season, departed after 3 2/3...

Recap: Houston vs. Texas

By The Sports Network, 2 years 2 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Wandy Rodriguez turned in eight stellar innings to earn his first major league victory in nearly two years, and the Texas Rangers picked up their first winning streak of the season with a 7-1 triumph over the Houston Astros. Rodriguez (1-1), who spent eight seasons with Houston from 2005-11, held his former club to a run on three hits while fanning eight to...