What appeared to be a home run derby was something completely different to Rangers manager Ron Washington — it was improvement.
Scooter Gennett homered twice off of Rangers starter Alexi Ogando, Marco Estrada worked six solid innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat Texas 5-1.
Brewers slugger Ryan Braun has been suspended for the rest of the 2013 season without pay, effective immediately, MLB has announced.
Holland allowed one run over seven shaky innings and Texas benefited from two Milwaukee baserunning mistakes to beat the Brewers 4-1 Wednesday night.
Yuniesky Betancourt’s 8th homer of the season capped a five-run first inning and the Brewers snapped a season-high five-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory over the Rangers.
In the long-term, Jean Segura could be a Brewers fixture at shortstop for the next few years.
Ogando scattered two hits and walked three in four scoreless innings of the Rangers’ 12-3 win over Milwaukee.
The mysterious Josh Hamilton market gets murkier by the day. Folks around the game are wondering where the market is for easily the most talented player available as a free agent.
The Red Sox, Brewers and Angels are all pursuing free agent pitcher Ryan Dempster, according to a report. Dempster had a good 2012 season, but struggled after moving to Texas.
Major League Baseball announced that Royals manager Ned Yost and Athletics manager Bob Melvin will join Ron Washington of the Rangers to coach the American League all-stars.
Yu Darvish gave up four runs and six hits in five innings Sunday in a Texas Rangers’ intrasquad game.
Norichika Aoki had three hits, including a triple, and drove in three runs on Monday as the Brewers rallied past the Rangers 5-3.