Ryan Rua had four hits, Jake Smolinski homered and the Rangers beat the playoff-bound Angels 12-3 Friday night for their seventh straight victory.
The Oakland A’s kept sliding, falling out of the top AL wild-card spot with a 7-2 loss to Texas on Thursday that gave the Rangers a three-game sweep.
Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington apologized to his wife for “breaking her trust,” as he spoke about his resignation to reporters.
“I was not true to my wife after 42 years, I broke her trust. I am here today to own that mistake,” said former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington.
Former Texas Rangers Manager Ron Washington is scheduled to hold a Thursday afternoon press conference to address the media on his recent resignation as manager of the team.
Sean Doolittle allowed a three-run homer to J.P. Arencibia during a six-run ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics lost 6-1 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
Jake Smolinski hit his first career homer, and the Rangers took advantage of sloppy play from Oakland to beat the A’s 6-3 for their first four-game win streak since April.
Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory, Luis Sardinas doubled his career total with four RBIs and Texas finished off a three-game sweep of the slumping Atlanta Braves with a 10-3 win on Sunday.
Outfielder Michael Choice has left Texas’ game against Atlanta with a strained left hamstring.
Rangers 3, Braves 2, rookie Lisalverto Bonilla a win in his first major-league start
In the context of the 2014 season, Texas’ 2-1 win over the Braves on Friday night meant nothing. But it provides a glimpse of what the future holds for 2015.
Rangers starter Derek Holland missed the team’s first 137 games with a knee injury. He’s making every opportunity in the final 25 count.