Elvis Andrus hit a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning to score pinch runner Adam Rosales and give the Rangers their 40th comeback win of the season, 5-4 over the Astros.
The Rangers said Monday they had spoken with two teammates who were with Tanner Scheppers and have a “full understanding” of what happened when the reliever was involved in a physical altercation in Cleveland.
The Texas Rangers said 27-year-old Tanner Scheppers was injured after being assaulted in downtown Cleveland last week. Now, reports are questioning the validity of Scheppers’ story.
Rangers pitcher Tanner Scheppers has sustained facial bruises, according to The Texas Rangers, after he was assaulted while walking in downtown Cleveland this week.
Three members of the Texas Rangers were selected by voters to play for the American League in the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
Edwin Encarnacion hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning, leading the Blue Jays to beat the offensively slumping Rangers 3-1 on Thursday night.
David Murphy put Texas ahead with a three-run home run, and the Rangers spoiled a three-homer game from Miguel Cabrera with an 11-8 victory against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night.
Holland allowed one run over seven shaky innings and Texas benefited from two Milwaukee baserunning mistakes to beat the Brewers 4-1 Wednesday night.
Nick Tepesch pitched six strong innings for his second win while Elvis Andrus and Nelson Cruz each drove in runs to lead the Texas Rangers to a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
The Rangers agreed to one-year contracts with 11 players on Monday, including pitcher Alexi Ogando and first baseman Mitch Moreland.