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Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers looks on dejected after teammate Josh Hamilton #32 struck ut to end the bottom of the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during the American League Wild Card playoff game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 5, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rangers Place Ian Kinsler On 15-Day Disabled List

The Texas Rangers announced this afternoon that the club has placed second baseman Ian Kinsler on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Saturday, with a right intercostal strain.


ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 23:  Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez of the Texas Rangers speaks during a retirement ceremony before a game against the New York Yankees at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on April 23, 2012 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Unanswered Questions For Pudge Rodriguez

Twenty-one years have passed in Arlington since the arrival of a pudgy 19-year-old Puerto Rican kid.


Nolan Ryan (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Ventura Faces Ryan’s Rangers In White Sox Debut

Robin Ventura hasn’t spoken to Nolan Ryan since charging the mound against the Hall of Fame pitcher 19 seasons ago.


Rangers Opening Day

Reflections On Baseball’s Opening Day

Opening Day — two beautiful words for every fan, fanatic or casual observer of baseball. It is the one day of the year where every team starts the slate clean.


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.


Richie Whitt can be heard weekdays from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on 105.3 The Fan. (credit: KRLD-FM)

The Sportatorium Is Back! (What’s A Sportatorium?)

After 18 years at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and six more at the Dallas Observer, sportswriter Richie Whitt has found a new home here at CBSDFW.COM. Come in. Have a seat. Prop up your feet. Take a load off. And enjoy the almost daily blog ramblings of a true sports fanatic.



The Texas Rangers: A Fan’s Memory

Every Texas Rangers fan is going through the same scenario in their minds right now – they are remembering their first trip to a Rangers game, and are still amazed how far this team has really come.


Texas Rangers

21 Best Rangers Ever: Nolan Ryan

Arguably the key moment in the history of the Texas Rangers happened on December 7, 1988. That was the day that Nolan Ryan signed a free agent deal with the Texas Rangers, setting the beleaguered franchise on a course that’s still taking shape.


Ivan Rodriguez - Catcher

21 Best Rangers Ever: Ivan Rodriguez

In the mind of at least one Rangers fan (the author), Ivan Rodriguez will always be a 19-year-old called up from Oklahoma City so fast he had to postpone his wedding. He’ll always be the pudgy kid who earned his nickname for a reason, and will always be the catcher with the magic arm that almost picked off Rickey Henderson at second base on July 2, 1991.


Juan Gonzalez of the Texas Rangers slams a double

21 Best Rangers Ever: Juan Gonzalez

There are power hitters, then there is Juan Gonzalez. Arguably the most prolific hitter in Rangers history, Juan Gone’s numbers have earned him the #5 spot of the 21 Best Rangers Ever.



21 Best Rangers Ever: Jim Sundberg

Considered one of the great defensive catchers in all of Major League Baseball, Jim Sundberg was the anchor of the Texas Rangers for much of his 16-year career.


Palmeiro hits 496th home run

21 Best Rangers Ever: Rafael Palmeiro

The man at first base for two periods in Rangers history, Rafael Palmerio was also equally solid at the plate, hitting 321 of his more than 500 home runs in a Rangers uniform.