Career Minor Leaguer Jack Mayfield Gets First Hit, RBI In Major League Debut In Astros 6-5 Win Against CubsAfter 600 games in seven minor league seasons, Jack Mayfield hit a double in the second and got his first RBI on a groundout in Houston's five-run third inning.
Rangers To Face Former Teammates Yu Darvish, Cole Hamels This Weekend"That will be unique," Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said. "It will be a good challenge for our guys because they're both so talented and it's fun to see our guys play against the best."
Hamels Solid For Cubs In First Start Since Leaving RangersChicago brought in Cole Hamels to give its starting rotation a boost. The left-hander struggled at times for the Rangers, and came in having won just twice since Memorial Day.
Rangers Trade Cole Hamels To CubsThe Chicago Cubs are gambling a change of scenery will help Cole Hamels return to form.
Hamels Struggling When He Could Be Rangers Trade TargetWith the non-waiver trade deadline approaching and the Rangers at the bottom of the AL West, Cole Hamels would seem to be a target for contending teams.
Gattis And Cole Lead Astros Past Rangers 5-2The Texas Rangers got on the board first, but Cole Hamels was tagged by the Astros for 5 runs in 7 1/3 innings.
Rangers Scratch Lefty Cole Hamels With Neck StiffnessThe Texas Rangers scratched left-hander Cole Hamels from Thursday's start against the Chicago White Sox due to neck stiffness.
Rangers' Hamels Scratched From Start Due To Neck Stiffness Doug Fister has moved up one day to pitch Thursday night's series opener on regular rest.
Joey Gallo Becomes 11th Fastest To 50 HRs As Rangers Top A's 4-1Cole Hamels struck out 11 batters in five innings, and Texas beat Oakland by a score of 4-1 on Tuesday night, as Joey Gallo became the 11th fastest player in MLB history to reach 50 home runs.
Rangers Fall To Astros On Opening DayGeorge Springer led off the game with a home run and the World Champion Houston Astros added three more runs throughout the game to defeat the Texas Rangers 4-1 at Globe Life Park on Opening Day.
Traded Aces: Verlander, Hamels Start Astros-Rangers OpenerJustin Verlander and Cole Hamels were both acquired in midseason trades by teams looking for championships.
Rangers Leaning Left In Rotation After Rare Losing SeasonThe Rangers rotation is leaning quite a bit to the left. Texas added two more lefty starters to go with Cole Hamels and Martin Perez, along with a free agent right-hander.
Texas Rangers Pitcher Cole Hamels, Wife Donating Nearly $10M Mansion To CharityThe Hamelses are gifting their 32,000 square foot home on Table Rock Lake to Camp Barnabas – the largest gift in the history of Barnabas.
Roy Halladay Remembered For His Hard Work & GenerosityFormer teammates, coaches and fans mourned the sudden loss of the Roy Halladay, a beloved former player who was known for his tireless work ethic.
Rangers Sweep Mariners, Stay Close In Wild-Card HuntHamels dominated for eight innings, Adrian Beltre and Shin-Soo Choo went deep and the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 to hang around the AL wild-card hunt.