Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles, and the Rangers beat the Mariners by a score of 5-0 on Tuesday night.
The Rangers have totaled just 10 runs since Adrian Beltre left the lineup and have scored just once in three of their last four contests.
The head of baseball’s Internet company defended the sport’s new replay system on Tuesday, sying it has largely worked.
Things were already unraveling for the Rangers before an overturned call gave Seattle yet another run. The Mariners went on to beat Texas by a score of 7-1 on Monday night.
Adrian Beltre was hoping to get back in the lineup for the Rangers this week before being told he was going on the disabled list because of a strained left quadriceps.
The Rangers have designated right-hander Daniel McCutchen for assignment to make room on their roster for Colby Lewis, who will make his first major league start in 21 months.
More pro athletes are taking time off to be with their families in the delivery room. But MLB remains the only one of the major leagues to have a standardized paternity leave.
Colby Lewis is ready to rejoin the Rangers rotation on Monday after 21 months and two operations, including an unprecedented hip procedure for an MLB pitcher.
Martin Perez threw eight scoreless innings with the benefit of four double-play grounders, plus two runners thrown out trying to steal a base, and the Rangers got a series-clinching 1-0 victory over the Astros on Sunday.
Adrian Beltre is getting some extra time to recover from a strained left quad after the Texas Rangers put their third baseman on the 15-day disabled list Sunday.
Tanner Scheppers allowed a five-run fourth inning on Saturday night to the Houston Astros, who beat the Texas Rangers 6-5 in 10 innings.
The Texas Rangers have acquired right-hander Hector Noesi from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named or cash.