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Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
According to a report, Texas and Arizona are among the teams vying for free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, one of the best position players left on the market.
Yu Darvish struck out 14 batters, matching the most in his 50 major league starts, and the Rangers beat the Diamondbacks 7-1 in a makeup game on Thursday night.
Ian Kennedy hit Yasiel Puig and Zack Greinke with high pitches, sparking a heated brawl that involved players and coaches and resulted in six ejections from the Diamondbacks, Dodgers game Wednesday night.
The Rangers postponed their game Wednesday night against Arizona due to unplayable field conditions caused by a severe thunderstorm about an hour before the scheduled start.
A very long Memorial Day weekend came to an unpleasant end for the Rangers, as they were beaten twice in a doubleheader with the Diamondbacks on Monday.
Adam Eaton could evolve into one of the best top-of-the-order hitters in the league.
Matt Harrison bounced back from a rough first outing to throw three scoreless innings and the Texas Rangers went on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-1 on Saturday.
Brandon Webb, who won the NL Cy Young Award in 2006 and was one of the top pitchers in baseball before being beset by arm injuries, said that he is retiring.
Arizona has traded outfielder Justin Upton to the Atlanta Braves in a seven-player deal that sends former All-Star infielder Martin Prado to the Diamondbacks.
Rangers GM Jon Daniels was talking Thursday about still wanting to re-sign Josh Hamilton. About an hour later, Hamilton was with the Angels. It has been that kind of offseason for Texas.