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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.
Mike Napoli hit his first two home runs of the spring and Ian Kinsler had three hits, leading the Texas Rangers past a San Diego Padres split squad 10-9 on Tuesday.
Yu Darvish struck out three in two scoreless innings and made a run-saving play in his spring training debut during the Texas Rangers’ 6-2 win over a split squad of San Diego Padres on Wednesday.
On March 7, Rangers fans got their first glimpse of Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish in a Texas uniform. CBSDFW.com digital journalist Ryan Crowe was in Arizona to cover it online along with 105.3 The Fan’s Armen Williams.