Mitch Moreland hit two home runs in a second straight game, and the Texas Rangers celebrated the return of Josh Hamilton by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Tuesday night.
The Texas Rangers went 72 games without hitting four home runs before realizing their potential for power against Bud Norris and the Baltimore Orioles.
Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
Rangers win 11-7 win over the Twins: The team has won 10 of 14 games and is 25-13 since May 4th — the best record and most wins in the majors during that span.
Wandy Rodriguez pitched 6 2-3 solid innings, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer and drove in two runs, and the Texas Rangers beat the Red Sox 3-1 on Thursday night.
Three Texas relievers combined for four scoreless innings, retiring 12 of 13 batters faced, after Nick Martinez got out of plenty of jams in his five innings to get his first win in more than a month.
The Rangers have activated first baseman Mitch Moreland from the disabled list following his recovery from left elbow surgery, and they have optioned outfielder Jake Smolinski to Triple-A Round Rock.
J.A. Happ doubled his season strikeout total with nine in 6 2-3 innings, Rickie Weeks homered and the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Choo hit a three-run homer, Mitch Moreland added a two-run blast and Texas’ dormant bats broke out in a big way as the Rangers spoiled Kendall Graveman’s Oakland debut with a 10-1 victory
This is a big year for Mitch Moreland, plain and simple. The memories of promise from the 2010 postseason are fleeting, but not extinct.
The Texas Rangers announced Friday that they have agreed to terms with infielder/DH Mitch Moreland on a one-year contract for the 2015 season.
The Rangers avoided arbitration with Ross Detwiler, agreeing to one-year contract for $3,450,000 with the left-hander, a candidate for their rotation.