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Ryan Still Expects Rangers To Be Very Competitive

Rangers president Nolan Ryan expects the team to be very competitive even after the departures of Josh Hamilton, Michael Young and Mike Napoli following a season without a playoff victory.


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Rangers & Astros To Open 2013 MLB Season

The Rangers announced that they will open the 2013 MLB season against their new in-state AL West rivals, the Astros, in a Sunday night game on March 31 in Houston.


Hamilton Has 50/50 Chance Of Rejoining Rangers

Impending free agent Josh Hamilton, speaking with reporters after Friday’s wild card loss to the Baltimore Orioles, said that there is a 50/50 chance he’ll return to the Texas Rangers next season, according to Jon Machota for The Dallas Morning News.


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Rangers In Unexpected Spot Versus Orioles

After a grinding stretch when the Texas Rangers lost nine of their last 13 games, and the AL West crown in the process, manager Ron Washington gave his players the day off Thursday.


OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 03: David Murphy #7 of the Texas Rangers hits a single that scored two runs in the third inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at Coliseum on October 3, 2012 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Rangers Swept By A’s & Drop To AL Wild Card

The A’s captured their first division crown in six years with another improbable rally in a season full of them, coming back once more to stun the Rangers 12-5 on Wednesday.


The Oakland Athletics celebrates after beating the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Rangers Drop Game 4-3 To Playoff-Bound A’s

Coco Crisp’s latest big hit helped put the A’s in the playoffs for the first time in six years, and they remained in contention for a division crown by beating the Rangers 4-3 on Monday.


Matt Harrison of the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 27, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rangers Beat Oakland 9-7 For Series Split

Ian Kinsler hit a leadoff homer to start a five-run first inning, Matt Harrison got his 18th victory, and the two-time defending AL champs held on for a 9-7 victory on Thursday.


Yoenis Cespedes of the Oakland Athletics celebrates a run against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 26, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A’s Top Rangers 9-3 To Inch Closer In Standings

Oakland led for good just three batters into the game and chased Texas starter Martin Perez before the end of the first inning in a 9-3 victory Wednesday night against the Rangers.


Scott Feldman of the Texas Rangers looks on as Chris Carter of the Oakland Athletics runs the bases on a home run hit in the fourth inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 25, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

A’s Power Past Rangers 3-2 In 10th Inning

George Kottaras hit a leadoff homer against Mark Lowe in the 10th inning and the Athletics moved within four games of the AL West lead by beating the Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night.


Derek Norris of the Oakland Athletics reacts as Craig Gentry of the Texas Rangers scores on a walk off single hit by Adrian Beltre at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 24, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Rangers Beat A’s To Extend AL West Lead

Adrian Beltre singled home the winning run in the ninth inning Monday night, and the Rangers rallied past Oakland 5-4 to stretch their division lead to five games, with just nine to play.


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Napoli & Soto Lift Rangers Over Mariners 3-2

Mike Napoli and Geovany Soto homered to lead the Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Mariners on Sunday, and preserve a four-game lead over the Athletics in the division.


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Rangers Within Reach Of AL West Title

Another division title is within reach for the two-time defending American League champion Rangers, as long as they can stay ahead of the surprising Athletics in the AL West.