13 hrs ago
MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand with 2 Weeks Remaining
There are just two weeks remaining in the 2014 MLB regular season, and this year's playoff race is shaping up to be one of the best in recent memory. A handful of teams have started to separate themselves from the pack, but three division races are still very much up for grabs, and the same can be said for three of the four wild-card spots.
18 hrs ago
Colby Lewis continues campaign to join 2015 rotationColby Lewis...
Colby Lewis, the first pitcher to return to MLB after hip resurfacing surgery, has been impressive since the All-Star Break Colby Lewis continues campaign to join 2015 rotation Colby Lewis, the first pitcher to return to MLB after hip resurfacing surgery, has been impressive since the All-Star Break Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://www.wfaa.com/story/sports/mlb/rangers/2014/09/15/colby-lewis-continues-campaign-to-join-2015-rotation/15671203/ Sep 14, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Braves fall 10-3 to Rangers, swept in series
Colby Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory, Luis Sardinas doubled his career total with four RBIs and the Texas Rangers completed their first series sweep in nearly five months with a 10-3 win Sunday over the playoff-chasing Atlanta Braves. After being swept in three games to complete a 2-7 trip, the Braves were four games behind Pittsburgh for the National League's second wild card with 13 games left in the regular season.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Rangers notes: Veteran Colby Lewis knows when to say when between starts
Pitchers become fanatical about their routines. Between starts or appearances, they tend to keep what's worked for them in the past and stick to it faithfully.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Rangers win as Professor Holland limits damage
Every young Texas Rangers pitcher who aspires to be a member of a major league rotation needed to be on the top step of the dugout watching Derek Holland on Friday night. Holland has had better games during his career, and an argument can be made that his start Sunday was better.
The Braves' Time Is Up
The Braves are off to Arlington to take on a beaten up, sunken, leaderless team in the Texas Rangers. After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2009 , Texas has gone belly up under a slew of injuries and currently reside a whopping 37 games under .500.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Fraley: Why I'd keep .500-pitcher Colby Lewis; Holland back with a purpose
Texas Rangers interim manager Tim Bogar walks back from the pitchers mound after replacing starting pitcher Colby Lewis, not pictured, with relief pitcher Michael Kirkman in the eighth inning during a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Arlington, Tuesday, September 9, 2014. SportsDayDFW.com's Texas Rangers beat writer Gerry Fraley hosted a chat Thursday morning to talk everything baseball.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Lone Star Ball
Texas Rangers rumors: Colby Lewis, 2015 Ranger starter?
Texas Rangers rumors: Colby Lewis took the loss in last night's ugly 9-3 defeat at the hands of the Angels, but the bullpen's 8th inning meltdown shouldn't overshadow the fact that Lewis once again pitched quite well. Throwing 91 pitches and going 7+ innings, Lewis's final line was 5 hits allowed, 3 runs , 4 Ks, 0 walks and a home run.
Eighth Inning Too Much For Rangers to Overcome
Jul 24, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis pitches against the New York Yankees during the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium. Yankees defeated the Rangers 4-2.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Angels Win 6th Game in a Row, 9-3 Over Rangers
Kole Calhoun hit a leadoff homer, Collin Cowgill had a big eighth inning and the Los Angeles Angels stretched their winning streak to six with a 9-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Cowgill reached on an infield single to start a seven-run eighth.
Dallas Morning News
Breakdown: Colby Lewis gives Rangers solid innings, but Angels' big eighth is the difference
The arms: RHP Colby Lewis has pitched at least six innings in eight of his last nine outings. a LHP Michael Kirkman, who had allowed four of seven lefties to reach against him since his call-up, got lefty-hitting leadoff hitter Kole Calhoun in the eighth inning with a runner on base.
Los Angeles Times
Angels hit power switch late in 9-3 victory over Rangers
Kole Calhoun hit a leadoff homer, Collin Cowgill had a big eighth inning and the Angels stretched their winning streak to six with a 9-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Cowgill reached on an infield single to start a seven-run eighth.
Lewis Seeking Redemption Against Angels
Colby Lewis #48 of the Texas Rangers throw first inning against the New York Yankees at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 30, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. Colby Lewis has been incredibly sturdy and solid over the past two months, but there's been one exception to the rule.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Lewis, Rangers look to cool down baseball's best Angels
Two pitchers who have enjoyed a strong second half will face off against each other when the Angels open up a three-game series with the Rangers on Tuesday. Hector Santiago pitches for the Angels and he is 3-0 with a 2.06 ERA in eight starts and two relief appearances since the All-Star break.
Rangers notes: 13-year farmhand finally gets call
Frisco had just been eliminated in the Texas League playoffs on Saturday night when manager Jason Wood called Guilder Rodriguez into his office. Wood told Rodriguez, a 13-year veteran of the minor leagues, including six years in the Texas Rangers' organization, that he could either head home to Venezuela and prepare for 2015 in the off-season or gather his belongings and prepare to play the next day.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Rangers notes: Holland makes home debut without longtime ally
Derek Holland says Sunday's start at Globe Life Park, his first in 2014, will pretty much be the same as any other. Except for one thing: It'll be the first of his major league career without manager Ron Washington in the dugout.
Bogar early favorite to be Rangers' manager in 2015
Tim Bogar's second day as the Texas Rangers' manager included a phone call from the man who left the post a day earlier. Ron Washington, whose sudden departure still hung over Globe Life Park on Saturday more so than the rain showers that delayed the first pitch, gave his former bench coach and pupil some advice.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Mariners Rangers 9.4.14
Texas Rangers starting pitcher Robbie Ross delivers to the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, September 4, 2014, at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. Texas Rangers starting pitcher Robbie Ross delivers to the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, September 4, 2014, at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.
Lone Star Ball
Series Preview: Seattle Mariners @ Texas Rangers - Beautiful Loser
Since the beginning of June, the Rangers have won exactly four baseball series out of 26 tries. One came when Adam Rosales single-handedly beat Chris Sale and the White Sox to pull out a 2-1 series win at Cellular Field.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Kansas City Royals
Vargas, Royals look to finish off sweep of struggling Rangers
The Royals had a big opportunity to build on their AL Central lead with the Rangers --- owners of baseball's worst record --- coming to Kauffman Stadium for a three-game set.