Monthly Archives: August 2011

LUCKY SEVEN

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers ran their West Division lead to seven games over the Angels Wednesday night with a 4-3 victory in Anaheim.  It was the fifth consecutive day that Texas has increased the lead in the West … Continue reading

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EARLY AND OFTEN

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey There is no question that one of the best ways to win a baseball game is to score early and often.  Texas followed the formula Tuesday night in Anaheim en route to a 7-3 victory over … Continue reading

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A GOOD START

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Monday night, it felt like September in August as the Rangers opened a four game series against their closest pursuers in the West, Los Angeles.  This game had the feel of pennant race baseball in the … Continue reading

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ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey As the Rangers were ready to start their Sunday game in Oakland, the day looked ominous.  In Toronto, the Angels took a 4-3 lead into the ninth inning.  Texas proceeded to amass and then cough up … Continue reading

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DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers doubled their lead over the Angels this week.  Since Sunday, they took two of three from the Mariners at home; while the Angels, who lost Thursday 6-5, dropped two of three to the Yankees to … Continue reading

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TWO IN A ROW!

WALK-OFF WIN CLINCHES SERIES Texas has won two series in a row after Josh Hamilton drove in Ian Kinsler in the ninth inning Tuesday night to give the Rangers a 7-6 series clinching win over Seattle. It was Hamilton’s fourth career walk-off hit, … Continue reading

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NO BROOMS NEEDED

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Fans attending Sunday’s series finale with the Indians won’t need to bring brooms, emblematic of an impending series sweep.  Cleveland mustered a four-run ninth inning rally to beat the Rangers 7-5 Saturday night in Arlington.  It was … Continue reading

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SATURDAY UPDATE

UPDATE: Results from an MRI taken tonight on Adrian Beltre are in, and the news isn’t good. The hamstring injury that was reaggravated today will cause Beltre to miss an additional three weeks. Numerous local sources are reporting that Adrian … Continue reading

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DRAMATIC WIN OPENS HOME STAND

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Texas led just one time Friday night, but it was the one time that counted.  Cleveland led early with three first innings runs and twice led by five at 6-1 and 7-2.  The Rangers pecked away at … Continue reading

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THE BUCK STOPS WITH ALEXI

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Texas took a three game losing streak into this afternoon’s game in Detroit, but Alexi Ogando put a stop to it.  He pitched into the seventh inning giving up eight hits, but just two runs to … Continue reading

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