Nick Martinez pitched more than 6 scoreless innings and Robinson Chirinos homered to lead the Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Astros on Tuesday night in Arlington.
The Rangers have reinstated outfielder Jim Adduci from the disabled list after he missed 3 1/2 weeks because of a concussion.
Guilder Rodriguez played in 1,095 games over 13 seasons in the minors before his first call up to the major leagues. It took him seven at bats to get his first hit.
Guilder Rodriguez had his first two major league hits, including a tie-breaking RBI single, as the Texas Rangers opened their final homestand with a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
Ryan Rua hit his first major league homer in the ninth inning, as the Rangers beat the playoff-bound Angels by a score of 2-1 on Sunday for their eighth win in nine games.
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.