Jerome Williams became the record 31st pitcher for Texas this season, Neftali Feliz was back in a familiar finishing role and the Rangers finally got a home victory in July.
The Texas Rangers started a rusty rookie who hadn’t worked in three weeks. They ended the game with a guy on the mound who threw 99 pitches two days ago and then a bullpen Tuesday afternoon.
After a rough first two innings, Nick Tepesch settled down and cruised through another quality outing to help the Rangers stay hot — beating the Twins 7-2 on Monday afternoon.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
The Rangers shortstop calls in to the show to discuss the team’s slump and Michael Young’s “big ass ears.”
Yoenis Cespedes and Eric Sogard had two-run hits in the third, Jesse Chavez allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings, and the A’s completed a sweep with a rout of the Rangers.
Martin Perez threw eight scoreless innings with the benefit of four double-play grounders, plus two runners thrown out trying to steal a base, and the Rangers got a series-clinching 1-0 victory over the Astros on Sunday.
Adrian Beltre singled home Shin-Soo Choo with the game winner in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers saved a run on a successful replay challenge in a 3-2 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
The 25-year-old Andrus is the Rangers’ longest-tenured position player. The shortstop’s 757 games played are nearly two full seasons more than any other current Texas player.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at shortstop for your fantasy baseball draft.
When Rangers manager Ron Washington fills out his lineup card, he will likely write down the names of players from seven different countries, plus Puerto Rico.
Elvis Andrus joins the guys in-studio for a few segments. They discuss Texas Rangers’ baseball, come up with new walk up song ideas and Elvis even sings a little Bruno Mars for the listeners.