The Texas Rangers open the season at the newly named Globe Life Park against the Philadelphia Phillies today in front of a sell out crowd. CSBDFW.com wants to know if you think the Rangers will make the playoffs this year.
Texas sends first-time starter Tanner Scheppers to the mound instead of Yu Darvish, the ace who is on the disabled list because of neck stiffness but felt good after a 32-pitch bullpen session Sunday.
The Texas Rangers open the 2014 season on Monday against Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies. Our panel from 105.3 The Fan weighed in with their predictions for the season.
Rangers ace Yu Darvish was put on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday. Texas also put left-hander Matt Harrison, last year’s opening-day starter, on the 15-day disabled list.
Monday is Opening Day for the Rangers, and they begin the 2014 season in Arlington against the Phillies and Cliff Lee, who last pitched on this mound with Texas in the 2010 World Series.
Prince Fielder hit a towering home run in his first at-bat in his new home, and the Texas Rangers beat Triple-A Mexican League team Quintana Roo 7-4 in an exhibition game Thursday night.
Colby Lewis threw five scoreless innings for the Rangers in a 5-3 win over the Mariners on Wednesday. Lewis gave up five hits, struck out three and walked one.
It is safe to assume that this was not the type of Spring Training manager Ron Washington and his team expected.
Rangers general manager Jon Daniels says he expects Darvish will be put on the 15-day DL. The Rangers open Monday at home against Philadelphia.
With staff ace Yu Darvish out indefinitely, the Texas Rangers have named converted reliever Tanner Scheppers the team’s Opening Day starter.
In a span of three days the week before opening day, the Rangers scratched ace Yu Darvish from that scheduled start because of neck stiffness, and found out they would be without second baseman Jurickson Profar and catcher Geovany Soto for 10 to 12 weeks each because of injuries.
The Texas Rangers have finished second in the AL West in each of the past two seasons. But in terms of value, they’re second to none within their division.
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