Japanese reliever Kyuji Fujikawa has been designated for assignment after only two appearances for the Texas Rangers, who also Sunday placed left-handed starter Ross Detwiler on the 15-day disabled list.
Getting his wish to be a starter — he was a reliever last season — Ross Detwiler’s winless streak in Texas reached seven games after 6-3 loss on Thursday to the Royals.
Elizabeth Dinh is throwing out the first pitch at the Rangers game on Friday night, but took a couple of practice tosses first on CBS 11 News This Morning.
Shin-Soo Choo hit a leadoff homer and Prince Fielder homered, backing seven innings from Rangers starter Yovani Gallardo in a 5-2 win over the Royals on Wednesday.
Larry Mowry is set to throw out the first pitch at the Rangers game on Thursday. But first, to help him prepare for the occasion, Keith Russell is offering some tips.
The Rangers have activated first baseman Mitch Moreland from the disabled list following his recovery from left elbow surgery, and they have optioned outfielder Jake Smolinski to Triple-A Round Rock.
Colby Lewis is hip to pitch for the Texas Rangers, without worrying about all those “replacement parts” inside of him.
Adrian Beltre got picked off at first base. Shin-Soo Choo slipped and got thrown out trying to get to third base. It was that kind of night for the Rangers against the Royals.
Josh Hamilton said that his body feels good and he’s glad to be in a clubhouse again, though he isn’t sure how long it will be before he rejoins the Rangers.
As a whole, moving infielders from left to right — or right to left — and back again is trending up across the majors. So far, teams have shifted on 3,395 balls in play this year.
Adrian Beltre homered for the second day in a row, while newcomer Thomas Field hit his first homer, as the Rangers beat the weary Royals by a score of 8-2 on Monday night.
Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton went 0 for 4 in a rehab appearance with Triple-A Round Rock on Monday night. Hamilton played left field for the game’s first seven innings.