Lance Berkman said that he isn’t upset about being left out of the lineup Monday night for the opener of a four-game series against Oakland. He’ll take the extra day to regroup.
The Texas Rangers are in an offensive funk. But manager Ron Washington is stressing patience to his players — knowing that in time, things will change.
Lance Berkman hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Rangers beat Cleveland on Monday night 6-3 to hand the Indians their eighth straight loss.
Howie Kendrick hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and finished with four RBIs, leading the Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday night.
While most Texas Rangers players delight in the opportunity to visit historic Wrigley Field, Lance Berkman is anything but excited about the team’s trip to Chicago this week.
The overriding assumption with baseball’s top prospect Jurickson Profar is that the Rangers would open the season with him in the minors. On Tuesday, the club made it official.
Lance Berkman homered and drove in three runs, while Alexi Ogando pitched six scoreless innings as the Rangers topped the Reds 7-2.
Lance joined Richie and Greggo and detailed whether or not he’ll ever play in the field, if he thinks the Rangers can go to the World Series and his thoughts on replacing Josh Hamilton.
Texas starter Jeff Beliveau threw two scoreless innings Friday before rain canceled a spring training game against the Milwaukee Brewers with the Rangers leading 2-0.
Lance Berkman hit his first home run of spring training, helping the Rangers beat the Cubs 3-2 on Wednesday. Robbie Ross allowed one run on four hits with a walk and a strikeout.
Berkman singled, walked and scored two runs in his Rangers’ spring training debut, a 10-0 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday that gave Texas its first exhibition victory this year after an 0-5 start.
Berkman, who has been bothered by a mild right calf strain, is set to make his Rangers spring debut Thursday.