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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.


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.


Baltimore Orioles v Texas Rangers

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.


Texas Rangers v Kansas City Royals

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.


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Interleague Games Highlight 2013 MLB Schedule

Major League Baseball has revealed its 2013 schedule, which will begin with an undetermined stand-alone matchup on March 31, and features new twists for interleague play with the Astros switching to the American League.


Baltimore Orioles v Texas Rangers

Beltre Named AL Player Of The Week

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre was named the American League player of the week for the period ending August 26.


83rd MLB All-Star Game

Rangers’ Road To World Series To Start, Well, On The Road

If the Texas Rangers are to finally win the World Series this Fall, they’ll have to do something they’ve accomplished only once in their 40-year history – Win a World Series game on the road.


National League All-Star Melky Cabrera of the San Francisco Giants holds up the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player Award after the National League won 8-0 during the 83rd MLB All-Star Game at Kauffman Stadium on July 10, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

NL Routs AL 8-0 In MLB All-Star Game

After talk about American League dominance during an offseason when Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder switched leagues, the National League romped to an 8-0 win on Tuesday.


Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers

Verlander & Cain Named All-Star Starters

Detroit’s Justin Verlander and San Francisco’s Matt Cain have been selected as starting pitchers for Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City, CBS Sports has confirmed.