Astros All-Star Pitcher From 1970s J.R. Richard Passes Away At 71"Today is a sad day for the Houston Astros as we mourn the loss of one of our franchise icons, J.R. Richard," the Astros said in a statement.
Tyler Skaggs' Family Sues Angels, Former Employees For Negligence In Drug-Related Death In North TexasSkaggs, 27, was found dead in his Southlake hotel room on July 1, 2019, before the start of what was supposed to be a four-game series against the Texas Rangers.
Rebuilding Rangers Trade Ace Pitcher Lance Lynn To White SoxThe Rangers traded Lance Lynn to the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday for right-hander Dane Dunning and lefty Avery Weems.
Rangers Manager Chris Woodward, Reliever Ian Gibaut Suspended For Pitch Thrown Behind Padres Player Following Grand SlamWoodward served his one-game suspension in Tuesday afternoon's game. Gibaut was handed a three-game suspension.
Rangers' Jose Leclerc Joins Sidelined Corey Kluber With Shoulder InjuryThe Texas Rangers will be without closer Jose Leclerc for most of the pandemic-shortened season with a shoulder injury similar to the one that sidelined starter Corey Kluber earlier this week.
Rangers Pitcher Brett Martin Tests Positive For CoronavirusMartin, 25, has Type 1 diabetes, an underlying health condition that could put him more at risk for complications although he is said to be feeling better.
Former Astros Pitcher Dallas Keuchel Apologizes For 2017 Electronic Sign Stealing Scandal: 'I Personally Am Sorry'“It's just what the state of baseball was at that point and time," the former AL Cy Young Award winner said. “Was it against the rules? Yes it was, and I personally am sorry for what's come about, the whole situation."
MLB Investigating Domestic Violence Allegation Against Former Rangers Pitcher Sam DysonThe Athletic reported Tuesday the allegation was made by an ex-girlfriend, Alexis Blackman, in posts on her personal Instagram account.
Original Mets Pitcher From Waco, Al Jackson, Passes Away At 83Waco, Texas native Al Jackson, a tough left-hander who provided a rare glint of hope in the early days of the woebegone New York Mets, has died at 83.
Rangers Announce Rescheduled Angels Game After Tyler Skaggs' DeathThe Texas Rangers announced the rescheduled date for the July 1 postponement with the Los Angeles Angels Sunday.
Angels Manager Brad Ausmus Tears Up Speaking About Deceased Pitcher Tyler Skaggs: 'There's No Handbook To This'On playing baseball Tuesday night, Brad Ausmus said the first game back was going to be tough regardless, and he isn't sure sitting in a hotel room an extra day would do the players any good.
Rangers Pitcher Jason Hammel Retires After Making Opening Day RosterIn a surprise move, Texas Rangers pitcher Jason Hammel is set to retire after making the team's Opening Day roster, according to multiple reports.
Rangers Pitcher Mendez Out With Elbow SprainTexas Rangers pitcher Yohander Mendez has a Grade 1 sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament... but there is good news.
Closer Jose Leclerc, Rangers Agree To $14.75M, 4-Year DealA 25-year-old right-hander, Leclerc became the Rangers' closer last season and went 2-3 with a 1.56 ERA and 12 saves in 16 chances.
Left-Hander Mike Minor Likely To Take The Mound For Texas Rangers OpenerMike Minor is at the top of the Texas Rangers' rotation at this year's spring training and likely will be on the mound for the opener on March 28.