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Astros Unveil New Look For First Season In AL

The Houston Astros are leaving their old look behind as they prepare for their move to the American League in 2013.


Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics

Rangers: Best Of The Worst-Case Scenario

Thanks to the quirky new baseball playoff rules, the Rangers get one more chance to keep the hope alive – by facing either the Orioles or Yankees Friday night in a one-game playoff.


Texas Rangers v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

A Third Of The Season Gone And, Well…

One-third of the baseball season is in the books, and we can be very thankful that the Rangers got off to such a hot start, and that the Angels struggled at first.


Houston Astros v Texas Rangers

Rangers Vs. Astros: The Arrival Of A Rivalry

There was a time when the residents of Dallas and Fort Worth couldn’t stand each other. Some would argue that a competition between the two cities still stands, but thanks to the arrival of the Texas Rangers in 1972, that rivalry started to ebb.


Houston Astros v Texas Rangers

Sale Of Houston Astros Complete

Baseball owners unanimously approved the long-delayed sale of the team last Thursday, a transaction that requires the franchise to move from the NL Central to the AL West in 2013.


Houston Astros

MLB Approves Astros Sale & Move To AL West

The Astros will move from the NL Central to the AL West beginning in the 2013 season, giving each league 15 teams.


ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 23:  Manager Ron Washington celebrates the home run by Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers against the Seattle Mariners at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 23, 2011 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rangers Reach Goal With Another Playoff Chance

With champagne being sprayed around and on him, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington savored the moment and remembered a much different scene in the same clubhouse at the end of last year’s World Series.


Rangers Clinch Celebration

Rangers Win AL West On 5-3 Win & Angels Loss

Josh Hamilton and Adrian Beltre hit long home runs and Craig Gentry had an inside-the-park homer for AL West-leading Texas in a 5-3 victory over Seattle on Friday night that cut the Rangers’ magic number to one.


ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 14:  Josh Hamilton #32 of the Texas Rangers hits a grand slam against the Cleveland Indians at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 14, 2011 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hamilton’s Slam Grand As Rangers Win Over Indians

Josh Hamilton’s third career grand slam highlighted an eight-run fourth inning as the Rangers beat the Indians 9-1 on Wednesday night.


Cleveland Indians v Texas Rangers

Murphy & Hamilton Power Rangers Over Cleveland

David Murphy had two solo home runs and Josh Hamilton put the Rangers ahead with his 20th homer, in a 10-4 victory over the Indians.


Texas Rangers v Detroit Tigers

Rangers Activate Cruz & O’Day From DL

Slugger Nelson Cruz and submarine reliever Darren O’Day have been activated from the disabled list by the AL West-leading Texas Rangers.


Cleveland Indians v Texas Rangers

Rangers Beat Athletics For 9th Time In Row, 13-4

Colby Lewis pitched into the eighth inning for his first victory in nearly a month even while giving up another home run as the AL West-leading Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 13-4 on Friday night.