The eighth inning started with Collin Cowgill reaching against Rangers starter Colby Lewis. The Angels scored seven runs in the inning en route to a 9-3 win.
Major League Baseball sent a memo to teams and umpires clarifying this year’s experimental rule intended to limit collisions at home plate, saying runners should not be called safe if the ball clearly beats them.
Switch-hitting utilityman Guilder Rodriguez has made his major league debut after 13 seasons and 1,095 games in the minors.
The Texas Rangers will host the Houston Astros in the club’s 2015 home opener following a four-game series in Oakland to begin the season.
Holland pitched seven impressive innings in his second start off the disabled list, and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 Sunday to snap an eight-game losing streak.
The baseball world took a major hit Friday as Ron Washington resigned as the manager of the Texas Rangers.
The Texas Rangers get to be first at something … being eliminated from the playoffs after their 10-2 loss Thursday night to the Seattle Mariners.
Derek Holland held the Kansas City Royals to one run over seven innings in his season debut, showing no linger effects from the knee injury that had kept him out all year.
When Derek Holland took the mound Tuesday night, he became the 60th player that the Texas Rangers have used this year, breaking a tie for the most in a single season in major league history.
Holland is finally set to make his season debut for Texas after working his way back from offseason knee surgery. He went 2-1 with a 4.43 ERA over six rehab starts in the minors.
Michael Choice wasn’t able to get a hit in his first three games since rejoining the Texas Rangers following a stint in Triple-A.
When Rua appears in a game, he will be the 59th player to appear for Texas this season, typing the MLB record.