Martin Perez pitched his second consecutive shutout to extend his scoreless innings streak to 26 and the Texas Rangers wrapped up a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 3-0 victory Wednesday.
The Texas Rangers have bought outfielder Dan Robertson from the San Diego Padres and placed left-hander Pedro Figueroa on the 15-day disabled list.
Marrero was a diminutive right-hander from Cuba who went by the nickname “Connie” when he pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s.
Albert Pujols smiled as he explained why he felt the need to apologize to his wife for hitting homer No. 500 so quickly after No. 499. She had planned to be there in person once he got within one of the milestone. He didn’t give her the chance.
It’s uncertain if leadoff hitter Shin-Soo Choo will be available when the visiting Rangers try for a seventh win in eight games Tuesday night against the Oakland Athletics.
Albert Pujols is closing in on his 500th home run and joining a prestigious club. He sits at 498 right now. More important for the Angels, he’s looking like his powerful self again.
Colby Lewis pitched into the sixth inning for his first win in nearly two years, Prince Fielder homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Saturday night.
The Texas Rangers have put outfielder Jim Adduci on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left little finger.
Perez pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout, Leonys Martin drove in four runs and the Rangers routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 Friday night.
Rangers right-hander Tanner Scheppers has been put on the disabled list because of elbow inflammation after moving into the rotation from the bullpen and making four starts.
Kevin Kouzmanoff delivered again, doubling twice and scoring two runs as the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 8-6 Thursday.
Manager Ron Washington has seen his fair share of dramatics in his eight seasons with Texas, but he still takes pleasure in each and every win.