Josh Hamilton to the Texas Rangers. A move with a mystery attached to it in 2007 and a move with a mystery attached to it in 2015.
Leonys Martin led off the 11th inning with a homer, and the Rangers scored another run on Erick Aybar’s error before holding on for a 5-4 victory over the Angels on Sunday.
The Texas Rangers were glad to see their eight-game road trip end with a victory after three straight losses, although Nick Martinez was sorry to see his dominant month of April come to an end.
The commissioner’s office says 18 Cubans are on major league rosters. The Cubans who signed the most lucrative contracts both began the season in the minors.
Sentencing is set for the convicted ringleader of a smuggling organization that brought into the U.S, more than 1,000 Cubans, including several baseball players.
A man accused of leading a human trafficking ring has pleaded guilty to U.S. extortion charges involving the smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin.
The accused leader of a human trafficking ring is set to plead guilty to charges of smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Leonys Martin.
Leonys Martin doubled twice and scored three times, including the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat Minnesota Twins 5-4 on Thursday to win their second straight four-game series on the road.
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.
Three people have been indicted on federal charges of hostage-taking and extortion conspiracy, and Martin himself is suing his alleged kidnappers for the return of more than $1.3 million.
Leonys Martin hit a bases-clearing double with two outs to spark a five-run inning, propelling Texas to a 7-3 win over Houston in Arlington on Wednesday night.
Martin hit a game-winning bases-loaded single with two outs in the ninth inning to give Texas Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins.