Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor has been named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending July 26.
Mike Trout had a grand slam and a solo shot among his season-high four hits, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 13-7 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday.
Elvis Andrus overcame his struggles with runners in scoring position to deliver a big hit for the Texas Rangers.
Choo’s leadoff triple in the ninth inning completed the cycle, and Matt Harrison earned his first win in 14 months as the Rangers routed the Colorado Rockies 9-0 Tuesday night.
The Texas Rangers rallied from seven runs down to tie it. Then they lost the game in agonizing fashion.
The Houston ace struck out a career-high 13 in seven scoreless innings, leading the Astros to a 10-0 victory over the Rangers.
Rougned Odor homered early, then got into a testy exchange at home plate in the ninth inning that escalated into a shouting match between the managers as the Rangers beat the Astros 7-6.
The Texas Rangers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman whose loved ones are questioning authorities who say the 28-year-old arrested on a traffic violation hanged herself in a Texas county jail cell.
The Rangers waived Ross Detwiler after the left-hander rejected an outright assignment to the minor leagues. He will be a free agent on Friday if he clears waivers.
Prince Fielder takes the same approach to just about everything he does — keep things nice and easy. “It’s just fun to play baseball,” Fielder said after the MLB All-Star Game.
Rangers left-hander Martin Perez is set to complete his return from elbow surgery with his first major league start in more than a year on Friday against the Astros.
The Rangers head into the All-Star break in a major slump, having dropped seven of eight on their homestand. The latest defeat was a tough 2-1 loss to the Padres on Sunday.