The Rangers dropped two of three to Houston over the weekend, falling 6-4 in 14 innings Sunday.
George Springer made a key catch and Hank Conger hit a two-run homer in the 14th inning, giving Houston a 6-4 win over the Rangers after Texas rallied from a four-run deficit.
The Texas Rangers will be without Derek Holland until at least mid-June after the left-hander was put on the 60-day disabled list
Every year, it’s the same story: Fantasy baseball teams scramble in the first week to pick up that hot rookie or replace dud closer who has already gotten the hook from the manager.
So when you look at the roster right now, there aren’t many young, inexperienced players who have a chance to make a big impact on the Padres in 2015. One name that does come to mind, however, is pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne.
Long gone are the days when mental health was a taboo subject in major league locker rooms, and the days of a lone sports psychologist even appear to be waning.
Derek Holland has started a World Series game at home for the Rangers, a gem in Game 4 in 2011. Now, the left-hander gets a fresh start in the home opener for Texas.
The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
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
Derek Holland has started a World Series game at home for the Rangers, a gem in Game 4 in 2011. Now the left-hander gets a fresh start in the home opener for Texas.
Shut down by Sonny Gray on opening night, this time it was Scott Kazmir who kept Texas off the scoreboard with 10 strikeouts in a 10-0 win by the Athletics on Wednesday.
When it comes to the baseball’s new speed-up rules, Adrian Beltre is ready to hop to it. He’s really doing it.