The Rangers started play Tuesday mired in a seven-game losing streak and have seen their AL West title hopes apparently slip away for a second straight season because of a September slide. Texas dropped 12 of its first 14 games this month.
The 31-year-old was expected to be an anchor in left-field. Instead, manager Ron Washington is rotating a series of young players looking for a solution – and Murphy currently isn’t among them.
He might be the Rangers fourth starter, but he’s pitching like the staff ace. Rookie LHP Martin Perez is looking for his seventh straight win as he takes on the Pirates Tuesday night in Arlington.
For the first time since July 27, AJ Pierznyski will not be behind the plate when Yu Darvish takes the mound against the Pirates on Monday.
Ben asks his son Max a series of questions in the Ben and Skin show’s newest game show ‘KIDS BE CRAY’.
Rangers Manager Ron Washington called The Ben and Skin Show on 105.3 The Fan to discuss Beltre as an MVP candidate, Profar’s development and his surprising answer when asked to identify his team’s #1 strength.
These are the rules that define the play of your 2013 Texas Rangers. One thing’s for certain – this isn’t your dad’s Ranger team.
What appeared to be a home run derby was something completely different to Rangers manager Ron Washington — it was improvement.
Scooter Gennett homered twice off of Rangers starter Alexi Ogando, Marco Estrada worked six solid innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat Texas 5-1.
Though without a World Series title, there’s little doubt that Ron Washington is among the greatest managers in franchise history.
Derek Holland gave up four hits in eight stellar innings, Nelson Cruz and Mitch Moreland each hit a home run and Ron Washington became the ‘winningest’ manager in Rangers history as Texas beat the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Sunday.
Ben & Skin were live from the ballpark and Rangers manager Ron Washington stopped by to discuss the state of the team as they grapple for playoff position in the American League.