Monthly Archives: July 2011

RAPID RAP

BY:  RICHARD W. HUMPHREY Texas announced the second trade for bullpen help in as many days this afternoon.  After landing Koji Uehara yesterday, who is in uniform with the Rangers this afternoon in Toronto; the Rangers added San Diego’s Mike … Continue reading

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RAPID RAP

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey UPDATE: The trade has been approved and officially announced. Reports abound that the Rangers have agreed to acquire right handed relief pitcher Koji Uehara from the Baltimore Orioles.  Texas is sending pitcher Tommy Hunter and first … Continue reading

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FOUR FOR THE SHOW

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers beat Toronto 3-0 Saturday afternoon behind Derrick Holland’s strong pitching performance.  Holland went the distance for his fourth and Major League leading complete game shutout of the season.  He needed just 95 pitches to dispense … Continue reading

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SECOND VERSE

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey For the second time in six days, Alexi Ogando faced off against Toronto’s Brett Cecil Friday night, and the results of the second verse were similar to the first.  Last Sunday, Ogando allowed three runs and … Continue reading

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SPLITSVILLE IN ARLINGTON

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers rallied to split their four game series with Minnesota Thursday evening, beating the Twins 4-1 behind the strong pitching performance of Matt Harrison. Thursday’s game was as important as a game can be in … Continue reading

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TWIN KILLINGS

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Texas lost Wednesday night to Minnesota 7-2, dropping the second consecutive game of this series after Monday night’s 20-6 romp.  For the second time in four games, the Rangers’ offense was throttled by a crafty left-handed … Continue reading

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SWEEP DENIED

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey (ARLINGTON, Texas) – Texas dropped the series finale to Toronto Sunday night 3-0, but still won the series two games to one, the Rangers’ fourth series win in their last five.  The Rangers have now won 14 … Continue reading

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LOSING SKID CRUZES TO A HALT

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers literally “Cruzed” to a 12-2 win over the Blue Jays Friday night to halt their two game losing skid.  Nelson Cruz led the offensive barrage with eight RBI’s, a career high and one shy … Continue reading

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IT’S OVER

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers’ 12-game winning streak came to a halt Tuesday night with a 9-8 loss to the Angels in Anaheim.  Derek Holland started for Texas coming off two straight complete game shutouts, but it was obvious … Continue reading

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A DOZEN!!!

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Tuesday night in Anaheim, the Rangers ran their winning streak to an even dozen games with a 7-0 shellacking of the Angels.  Alexi Ogando scattered four hits over eight scoreless innings to join C. J. Wilson … Continue reading

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