Donnie Murphy lined a go-ahead single up the middle with one out in the eighth inning, and the Rangers rallied from an early three-run deficit to beat the Athletics 4-3 on Monday.
Manager Ron Washington has seen his fair share of dramatics in his eight seasons with Texas, but he still takes pleasure in each and every win.
Leonys Martin delivered a ninth inning single against Mariners’ closer Fernando Rodney as the Rangers picked up their 4th walk-off win of the season 3-2 at Globe Life Park.
Ron Washington would like someone to step up and seize the everyday catcher role — it just hasn’t happened.
King Felix is looking to win his fourth straight start to begin the season. Yu Darvish has yet to allow a run in 2014.
Though Texas won’t have its star slugger this weekend, Yu Darvish gives the Rangers a good shot to continue their dominance of the Houston Astros.
Yu Darvish struck out six and walked one in his season debut, getting his 500th career strikeout and leading the Rangers past the Rays by a score of 3-0 on Sunday afternoon.
The Rangers say ace Yu Darvish is set to make his first start of the season Sunday at Tampa Bay.
General Manager Jon Daniels says the team plans to sit down and develop a plan for the Yu Darvish following Monday’s season opener.
Rangers ace Yu Darvish was put on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday. Texas also put left-hander Matt Harrison, last year’s opening-day starter, on the 15-day disabled list.
Rangers general manager Jon Daniels says he expects Darvish will be put on the 15-day DL. The Rangers open Monday at home against Philadelphia.
With staff ace Yu Darvish out indefinitely, the Texas Rangers have named converted reliever Tanner Scheppers the team’s Opening Day starter.