Monthly Archives: August 2011

RANGER TRADES

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Jamey Newberg is reporting that the Rangers have made two trades this afternoon, acquiring catcher Matt Treanor from Kansas City and left-handed reliever Mike Gonzalez from Baltimore, both for a player to be named later.  It was … Continue reading

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SPOT

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Scott Feldman came out of the Rangers’ bullpen to make a spot start Tuesday night to rest Matt Harrison.  Feldman was marvelous, allowing two hits, a walk while striking out four over six shutout innings en route … Continue reading

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ROSTER MOVE SPECULATION

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Texas announced Monday afternoon that the results of the MRI examination on Nelson Cruz revealed a grade I strain of his left hamstring.  It is estimated that the injury will keep him out of action for three … Continue reading

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THREE AND TWENTY-SIX

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Texas beat Los Angeles Sunday night 9-5 to extend their lead in the West to three games and cut the “magic number” to clinch the West Division title to 26.  The win also clinched the series … Continue reading

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HOLLAND & CRUZ

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Panic buttons were being pushed all over the Metroplex Friday after the Rangers had lost three straight home games for the first time in more than a year.  Boston had looked like a bunch of stranglers out-scoring the … Continue reading

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ANGELIC WEEKEND

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Friday night, the Rangers begin a three game series with Los Angeles, and the stakes include first place in the American League West.  The Angels arrive in Arlington trailing the Rangers by one game in the … Continue reading

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TUESDAY NIGHT ROUT

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey (ARLINGTON, Texas) – The Rangers’ Colby Lewis (11-9) struggled Tuesday night, giving up seven runs in the first four innings to Boston and putting the Rangers in a hole they couldn’t crawl out of.  Boston routed Texas … Continue reading

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DOWN TO 30

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers brought the magic number down to 30 Monday night with a 4-0 win over Boston.  Any combination of Rangers’ wins and Angels’ losses that adds up to 30 will make the Rangers the West … Continue reading

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DISAPPOINTING END

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey The Texas road trip came to a disappointing end Sunday afternoon in Chicago, when the team lost to the White Sox 10-0, and lost the series two games to one.  It was the team’s first series loss after winning four straight.  … Continue reading

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ON TO CHICAGO

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers’ four game series with the Angels and six game winning streak came to an end Thursday night in Anaheim with a 2-1 loss to Los Angeles.  League ERA leader Jered Weaver and Colby Lewis locked … Continue reading

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