Cory Spangenberg #15 of the San Diego Padres scores ahead of the tag of Bobby Wilson #8 of the Texas Rangers during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Petco Park August, 31, 2015 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Padres Shut Down Rangers In 7-0 Loss

Ross held Texas to three hits in seven innings and hit an RBI single, and the San Diego Padres won 7-0, handing the Rangers just their third loss in 10 games.

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Rangers Notebook: Who Will Be The 2016 Closer, Fielder Slump, Gimenez Behind The Plate

I don’t know who the Rangers closer will be next year, but Shawn Tolleson has earned the right to withstand a road bump or two for this season.

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Starting pitcher Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs is surrounded by teammates after getting the final out of a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

TCU’s Arrieta Notches No-Hitter For Cubs

Jake Arrieta had been building toward this moment. He’d come achingly close to holding opponents hitless three times last year in a breakout season with the Cubs.


Derek Holland #45 of the Texas Rangers celebrates after throwing a complete game shutout turnover beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-0 at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 30, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Holland Ks 11 For Rangers In 6-0 Win Over O’s For 3-Game Sweep

Derek Holland noticed how quiet it suddenly got after the final pitch of his eighth career shutout for the Texas Rangers.


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Let Other Fantasy Baseball Owners Take Chances On September Call-Ups

Every September, MLB rosters expand so minor-league players with potential can get a cup of coffee with the big-league team. No matter what the hype, avoid relying on these September call-ups to help your fantasy baseball team. Stick to the veteran players you know well and let the other owners in your league gamble on the rookies. You won’t regret it when the season ends with your team in first place. The other owners will be shaking their heads with regret for letting hype rule their decision-making processes.


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Gallardo Earns 100th Career Win As Rangers Top Jays 4-1

Yovani Gallardo earned his 100th career victory, Delino DeShields had a part in all the Texas runs even without an RBI and the Rangers stopped the Toronto Blue Jays’ five-game winning streak, 4-1 Thursday.


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Rangers Recall Martinez, Option Spencer Patton To Round Rock

The Texas Rangers announced the club has recalled right-handed pitcher Nick Martinez from Round Rock and optioned right-handed pitcher Spencer Patton to Triple-A Round Rock.


Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays in the top of the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 26, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Lewis, Rangers Bullpen Go Wild In 12-4 Loss To Jays

The Rangers walked a season-high 11, and Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam that helped lift David Price to a win on his 30th birthday in Toronto’s 12-4 victory against Texas on Wednesday night.


Yu Darvish #11 of the Texas Rangers   (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Darvish Feels Good About Program After Tommy John Surgery

Darvish started last week with light throws from 45 feet off flat ground three different days, the first time he had thrown since the surgery on March 17.


Derek Holland #45 of the Texas Rangers steps off the mound after Edwin Encarnacion #10 of the Toronto Blue Jays hits a home run in the sixth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 25, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Blue Jays Rally In 9th To Beat Rangers 6-5

Tulowitzki had three hits, including the game-tying RBI single in the ninth inning before the go-ahead run scored on an error, as the Blue Jays rallied for a 6-5 victory at the wild card-contending Texas Rangers


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This Week In Baseball: MLB Gets New Domestic Violence Policy Right

The MLB and MLBPA announced a new domestic violence policy over the weekend and they look like they got it right.


Third base coach Ron Washington of the Oakland Athletics looks on prior to the game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 24, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (credit: Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

A’s Hire Washington As 3rd Base Coach

Ron Washington has been hired as Oakland’s new third base coach. Washington spent 11 seasons as an A’s coach before becoming manager of the Rangers in 2007.