Matt Harrison pitched just 1 2-3 innings in an 8-0 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night before leaving with back stiffness, leaving his status uncertain.
Rangers starter Matt Harrison has left Tuesday night’s game against the Houston Astros in the second inning with back stiffness.
Texas has beat up on Houston over the years, going 39-8 in the series since 2009. The Rangers have won 20 of 23 at Minute Maid Park, including 10 in a row by a 61-27 margin.
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.
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.