San Diego Padres
Prince Fielder kept up his hot spring training start by lining an RBI single in a two-run first inning and then doubling in the Texas Rangers’ 8-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday.
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 1988 Indians spawned five men who are now MLB managers, including Rangers manager Ron Washington. What turned that bumbling bunch into a group of elite leaders?
The Rangers swept both games played in the Alamodome, which is designed primarily for football and special events such as the NCAA Final Four but had not hosted baseball until this weekend.
Jedd Gyorko is there to provide a solid bat in the lineup, and he could very well emerge as one of the league’s best offensive second baseman.
The Texas Rangers have acquired right-hander Cory Burns from San Diego in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.
The 20-year-old Alamodome will host baseball for the first time when the Rangers and San Diego Padres play two exhibition games March 29-30.
After missing four starts with an illness, Josh Hamilton returned in a big way Tuesday night, with a two-run triple to lift the Rangers to a 7-3 victory over the Padres.
Rangers TV play-by-play man Dave Barnett had a bizarre on-air moment in the 8th inning of the game between the Rangers and San Diego Padres on Monday night.
Left-hander Matt Harrison won his fifth straight decision and David Murphy’s two-run single in the first inning held up as the Rangers beat the Padres 2-1 on Monday night.
Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton took batting practice on Monday and will be in the starting lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Padres.
Colby Lewis, who will start for the Rangers on Opening Day, gave up two runs over four innings in the team’s 5-3 win over the Padres on Sunday.