The Texas Rangers moved back into sole possession of first place in the AL West with a 4-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics Tuesday.
The A’s beat the Rangers 4-2 in the first game of the three game series on Monday afternoon. The difference was a home run by Coco Crisp, that barely touched the left field foul pole.
Adrian Beltre led off the bottom of the ninth for Texas with a home run to beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 on Wednesday night, completing a three-game series sweep in which the Rangers won each on game-ending homers.
Oakland’s second-year slugger won baseball’s Home Run Derby with a dazzling display of power Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the Midsummer Classic to take home the crown.
The Rangers grabbed a 4-3 victory against the A’s on Thursday afternoon, giving them three wins in a four-game set and putting them within one game of Oakland in the division.
The Texas Rangers finally find their bats and rally back to beat the Oakland Athletics Wednesday night in Arlington.
There’s an old saying in baseball that you can’t win a division in April, but you sure can lose one. However, in the Rangers case, there’s a history here that says the month of June can become this team’s albatross.
Yu Darvish was tagged for five runs, the Texas Rangers offense was limited to three hits and the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics defeated the Rangers 6-2 on Tuesday night.
Nelson Cruz homered twice, A.J. Pierzynski drove in three runs, and the Rangers snapped a six-game losing streak with an 8-7 win over the division-leading Athletics on Monday night.
The Texas Rangers are having a memorable June, but for all the wrong reasons. Following the team’s 7-2 loss to Toronto on Sunday, Rangers’ manager Ron Washington held a closed door meeting with players.
Former Rangers slugger Milton Bradley has been convicted of abusing his estranged wife. He faces more than seven years in jail at his sentencing, scheduled for July 2.
The Rangers were able to salvage the final game of their three-game series with Oakland, winning 3-1 on Wednesday afternoon behind unknown starter Ross Wolf.