After leading the major leagues with 21 wins, Max Scherzer of the Detroit Tigers easily topped Yu Darvish for the AL Cy Young Award announced on Wednesday.
There’s a surprise entry in the Nelson Cruz sweepstakes, and it’s the Oakland A’s. The Mariners, Mets and Phillies are among the other teams in pursuit of the free agent slugger.
Ian Kinsler scored the go-ahead run on Danny Farquar’s balk in the 10th inning, handing the Texas Rangers a 4-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
A.J. Pierzynski hit a three-run homer, Mitch Moreland had a solo shot, and the Rangers beat the Mariners 8-3 on Monday night for their sixth win in eight games.
Coming off a 15-strikeout performance in his last start, Texas ace Yu Darvish looked sharp through the first four innings Sunday afternoon against the Seattle Mariners.
All-Star slugger Adrian Beltre went deep twice, and the Rangers used a four-run seventh inning to snap an offensive funk and beat the Mariners 5-4 on Thursday night.
Robbie Ross surrendered a walk to set up Kyle Seager’s two-run homer in the 10th inning, and the Mariners got a 4-2 victory against the Rangers on Wednesday night.
A shaky start by Justin Grimm left the Rangers on the wrong side of a 9-2 loss Tuesday. The team will look to left-hander Derek Holland to steady the ship on Wednesday.
Rangers starter Justin Grimm struggled in June, surrendering 25 runs in as many innings. After a visit from the Mariners, he’s off to an even worse start in July.
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.
Jason Bay came through with an RBI single off of Michael Kirkman in the bottom of the 13th inning to drive in Carlos Triunfel and hand the Rangers a 4-3 loss to the Mariners.
Nelson Cruz hit his fifth career grand slam, one of four home runs by the Rangers in an 11-3 victory on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep over the Mariners.