Drew Smyly allowed three hits in his first win since the David Price trade, Matt Joyce had a two-run single and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 7-0 Monday.
All-Star center fielder Mike Trout had a three-run homer among his four hits for the fast-starting Los Angeles Angels in a 15-6 victory over the freefalling Texas Rangers on Thursday night.
The Texas Rangers are currently fighting off the Houston Astros for last place in the AL West. But believe it or not, a number of things have gone WELL for the Rangers in 2014.
Donnie Murphy homered twice, Colby Lewis won for the first time in more than three weeks, and the Rangers beat the Athletics by a score of 14-8 on Monday night.
Christian Yelich set career highs with four hits and four RBIs for the Miami Marlins, who beat the Texas Rangers 8-5 Tuesday night.
Rougned Odor collected his first home run and drove in his first two runs, and Adrian Beltre homered too, as the Rangers grabbed a 4-0 win over the Astros on Monday night.
After roughing up Texas at home, the Colorado Rockies look to continue their surge on the road against Colby Lewis and the Rangers.
Colby Lewis pitched into the sixth inning for his first win in nearly two years, Prince Fielder homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Saturday night.
The Rangers have designated right-hander Daniel McCutchen for assignment to make room on their roster for Colby Lewis, who will make his first major league start in 21 months.
Colby Lewis is ready to rejoin the Rangers rotation on Monday after 21 months and two operations, including an unprecedented hip procedure for an MLB pitcher.
Colby Lewis threw five scoreless innings for the Rangers in a 5-3 win over the Mariners on Wednesday. Lewis gave up five hits, struck out three and walked one.
Texas right-hander Colby Lewis failed to get out of the first inning in his first start since having hip surgery in August, and the Rangers lost 6-5 to the Cleveland Indians on Monday.