Billy Butler hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Texas Rangers 6-1 Sunday in the exhibition opener for both clubs.
Craig Gentry, a candidate to be the Rangers’ starting center fielder, and first baseman Mitch Moreland are among the last eight players who have agreed to 2012 contracts with Texas.
Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland is recovering from surgery on his right wrist. The recovery time is expected to be eight to 12 weeks.
Mike Napoli hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning against Marc Rzepczynski, and the Texas Rangers rallied from a two-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Monday night and take a 3-2 World Series lead.
Colby Lewis outpitched David Price, and the defending AL champions survived to hold off the Rays 4-3 on Monday in Game 3 of the ALDS.
Mike Napoli had a tying two-run single before Tampa Bay starter James Shields threw two wild pitches to the same batter, and the Texas Rangers went on to an 8-6 victory over the Rays in Game 2 of the AL division series Saturday night.
This time, Josh Hamilton and the Texas Rangers put up the big numbers in a strange season series of blowout games against the Boston Red Sox.
James Shields pitched eight shutout innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the AL West leading Texas Rangers 4-1 on Wednesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) - Josh Hamilton hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning, Mitch Moreland added two homers, a three-run shot in the fourth and a two-run shot in the sixth, and the Texas Rangers […]
David Murphy hit a tiebreaking RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 7-6 on Sunday for a three-game series sweep.
Josh Hamilton drove in the winning run with a single in the ninth inning and the AL West-leading Texas Rangers rallied from a three-run deficit for a 7-6 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Matt Harrison pitched seven strong innings for his career-high 10th victory, Nelson Cruz homered, and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on Monday night.