The Texas Rangers are currently fighting off the Houston Astros for last place in the AL West. But believe it or not, a number of things have gone WELL for the Rangers in 2014.
With a few switches in the order and an impressive performance by starter Nick Tepesch, the Rangers ended their longest losing streak in nearly nine years.
Shin-Soo Choo homered, Chris Gimenez had four hits and the Texas Rangers rolled to a 9-2 victory over the slumping Detroit Tigers on Thursday.
Nick Tepesch won for the first time in more than 10 months, Shin-Soo Choo hit a tie-breaking home run, and the Texas Rangers defeated the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Wednesday.
It’s uncertain if leadoff hitter Shin-Soo Choo will be available when the visiting Rangers try for a seventh win in eight games Tuesday night against the Oakland Athletics.
Colby Lewis pitched into the sixth inning for his first win in nearly two years, Prince Fielder homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 6-3 on Saturday night.
Kevin Kouzmanoff delivered again, doubling twice and scoring two runs as the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 8-6 Thursday.
Tanner Scheppers allowed a five-run fourth inning on Saturday night to the Houston Astros, who beat the Texas Rangers 6-5 in 10 innings.
Choo drew a bases-loaded, game-ending walk against Jonathan Papelbon as the Rangers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 Wednesday to clinch the season-opening series.
Adrian Beltre singled home Shin-Soo Choo with the game winner in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers saved a run on a successful replay challenge in a 3-2 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.
The Texas Rangers open the 2014 season on Monday against Cliff Lee and the Philadelphia Phillies. Our panel from 105.3 The Fan weighed in with their predictions for the season.
While the Texas Rangers front office spent the off-season making moves on the field, workers spent the time making additions to Globe Life Park