AL All-Star Roster Announced, Includes Rangers' Slugger Shin-Soo ChooTexas Rangers slugger Shin-Soo Choo is headed to his first All-Star game is his 14th season.
Choo Extends On-Base Streak As Rangers Rip White Sox 11-3Shin-Soo Choo reached base for the 41st straight game and hit one of five Texas home runs in the first three innings.
Minor Perfect Into 7th Inning As Rangers Beat Padres 5-2Mike Minor (6-4) was perfect until Eric Hosmer's single up the middle with one out in the seventh.
Choo Keeps Reaching Base For Texas With New Swing & Old FocusShin-Soo Choo changed up his swing with a modified leg kick going into this season. Perhaps more significant was a return to some mental focus that he had lost along the way.
Choo New Top HR Hitter From Asia, Lifts Texas Over KC In 10Shin-Soo Choo became the top major league home run hitter born in Asia, connecting for a leadoff drive in the 10th inning that lifted the Texas Rangers over the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Saturday.
Perez Plays Ball Off Choo's Nose To Help Duffy, KC Top TexasDanny Duffy didn't need much help Thursday night. Still, he and catcher Salvador Perez got a nifty assist from Shin-Soo Choo's face.
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.
DeShields Helps Pace Rangers In 5-3 Win Over MarinersDeShields homered after taking a speedier trip around the bases for an earlier run and the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series matching teams still hoping to get one of the AL's two wild cards.
Expanded MLB Rosters Can Mess With Your Fantasy Baseball LineupOn September 1, MLB teams could expand their rosters, meaning a lot of younger players got called up. How does this impact your fantasy team? Productive players on bad teams could lose playing time, for example.
Choo Paces Rangers' 12-2 Rout Of Astros In FloridaShin-Soo Choo homered and drove in four runs, backing the strong pitching of Martin Perez, ironically helping Texas move ahead of Tampa Bay in the AL wild-card standings while playing in the Rays' ballpark.
Rangers Bobble Early Lead, Lose 6-4 To MarinersHours after ace pitcher Yu Darvish was traded, and a day after Adrian Beltre's 3,000th career hit, the Rangers blew a big early lead in a sloppy 6-4 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
Tenth-Inning Homers Lead Rays Over Rangers 7-5Logan Morrison and Derek Norris homered in a three-run 10th inning to cap a late Tampa Bay comeback as the Rays beat the Texas Rangers 7-5 on Wednesday night.