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.
Tanner Scheppers allowed a five-run fourth inning on Saturday night to the Houston Astros, who beat the Texas Rangers 6-5 in 10 innings.
Though Texas won’t have its star slugger this weekend, Yu Darvish gives the Rangers a good shot to continue their dominance of the Houston Astros.
Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.
Although his seven seasons as president of the Rangers were very successful, Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan doesn’t want Texans to expect miracles as he begins his new job with the Houston Astros.
Though it’s unclear how involved Nolan Ryan will be with the Astros, Rangers GM Jon Daniels believes the club will ultimately benefit from the partnership.
Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan has rejoined the Houston Astros as the team’s executive advisor.
A 23rd-round pick by Houston in the 1996 amateur draft, Oswalt pitched his first nine-plus seasons for the Astros and then played for Philadelphia, Texas and the Rockies.
After stepping down as CEO of the Rangers in October, Nolan Ryan might not be done with baseball in Texas.
The Texas Rangers are bringing baseball back to San Antonio. Organizing officials said Friday the AL West rivals will play exhibition games at the Alamodome on March 28-29.
The Astrodome was a technological marvel when it opened in 1965. It was the first domed and air-conditioned stadium and became Houston’s defining landmark.
When voters in Houston head to the polls Tuesday, they could be deciding whether shuttered Astrodome is saved or razed.