Marrero was a diminutive right-hander from Cuba who went by the nickname “Connie” when he pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s.
Michael Choice singled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, and the Rangers rallied for the second night in a row to beat the Athletics by a score of 5-4 on Tuesday night.
Albert Pujols smiled as he explained why he felt the need to apologize to his wife for hitting homer No. 500 so quickly after No. 499. She had planned to be there in person once he got within one of the milestone. He didn’t give her the chance.
It’s uncertain if leadoff hitter Shin-Soo Choo will be available when the visiting Rangers try for a seventh win in eight games Tuesday night against the Oakland Athletics.
Donnie Murphy lined a go-ahead single up the middle with one out in the eighth inning, and the Rangers rallied from an early three-run deficit to beat the Athletics 4-3 on Monday.
Albert Pujols is closing in on his 500th home run and joining a prestigious club. He sits at 498 right now. More important for the Angels, he’s looking like his powerful self again.
Perez pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout, Leonys Martin drove in four runs and the Rangers routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 Friday night.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Manager Ron Washington has seen his fair share of dramatics in his eight seasons with Texas, but he still takes pleasure in each and every win.
Leonys Martin delivered a ninth inning single against Mariners’ closer Fernando Rodney as the Rangers picked up their 4th walk-off win of the season 3-2 at Globe Life Park.
Ron Washington would like someone to step up and seize the everyday catcher role — it just hasn’t happened.
King Felix is looking to win his fourth straight start to begin the season. Yu Darvish has yet to allow a run in 2014.