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ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 9: Nick Tepesch #49 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on April 9, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Tepesch Strong As Rangers Top Rays 6-1

Nick Tepesch pitched into the eighth inning in his major league debut, holding Tampa Bay to just four hits as the Rangers beat the Rays 6-1 on Tuesday night.


A.J. Pierzynski of the Texas Rangers celebrates a solo homerun with manager, Ron Washington and Elvis Andrus against the Tampa Bay Rays at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on April 8, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rangers Beat Rays 5-4 On Admitted Bad Call

Rangers closer Joe Nathan mouthed “Wow!” when the strike was called to wrap up his 300th career save, which gave the Rangers a 5-4 win over the Rays on Monday night.


Catcher Robinson Chirinos of the Tampa Bay Rays drives in the winning run in the 12th inning  against the Toronto Blue Jays August 4, 2011 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Rangers Get Chirinos In Trade With Rays

The Rangers acquired catcher Robinson Chirinos from the Rays for a player to be named or cash. The deal was announced Monday, before the teams opened a series in Texas.


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Matt Moore Must Step Up In Rays Rotation

Coming into the 2012 season, Matt Moore was likely the most-hyped pitching prospect in baseball – not without good reason.


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Rough Offseason For Rangers

Rangers GM Jon Daniels was talking Thursday about still wanting to re-sign Josh Hamilton. About an hour later, Hamilton was with the Angels. It has been that kind of offseason for Texas.


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Dickey & Price Named Cy Young Winners

New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey capped a storybook 2012 season by being named the National League’s Cy Young Award winner by the Baseball Writers Association of America, with Tampa Bay Rays southpaw David Price capturing the honor in the American League when results were released on Wednesday.


B.J. Upton of the Tampa Bay Rays at bat against the Boston Red Sox during the game on September 26, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Rangers Reportedly Interested In B.J. Upton

The Rangers reportedly have interest in outfielder B.J. Upton. While they like the 27-year-old outfielder, they would prefer to play him in a corner instead of center field.


The Oakland Athletics celebrates after beating the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at O.co Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Rangers Drop Game 4-3 To Playoff-Bound A’s

Coco Crisp’s latest big hit helped put the A’s in the playoffs for the first time in six years, and they remained in contention for a division crown by beating the Rangers 4-3 on Monday.


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Upton Hits 3 Homers As Rays Beat Rangers 6-0

B.J. Upton hit home runs in the first, fourth and sixth innings. James Shields threw a two-hitter. In the end, it was all too much for the Rangers. They lost 6-0 to the Rays on Sunday.


B.J. Upton of the Tampa Bay Rays is congratulated by teammates Sam Fuld and Desmond Jennings after hitting a three-run homer as catcher Luis Martinez of the Texas Rangers watches on August 29, 2012 at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)

Harrison Rocked As Rays Beat Rangers 8-4

Evan Longoria homered twice as Tampa Bay roughed up Texas pitcher Matt Harrison, and the Rays beat the Rangers 8-4 to snap a four-game losing streak on Wednesday night.


Yu Darvish #11 of the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on August 28, 2012 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Darvish Strikes Out 10 As Rangers Beat Rays 1-0

Yu Darvish struck out 10 over seven innings for the Texas Rangers to win a 1-0 pitchers’ duel against James Shields and the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.


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Beltre’s Bat Helps Rangers Beat Rays 6-5

Adrian Beltre was 3-for-3 with a home run and four RBIs, including the go-ahead run in the fifth inning, to lead the Rangers to a 6-5 victory over the Rays on Monday night.