Monthly Archives: September 2011

NINETY!

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Texas won its 90th game of the year Wednesday night, a 3-2 come from behind victory over the Athletics.  The win ran the Rangers’ record to 13-5 in September and 39-24 since the All-Star Break, as … Continue reading

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DOWN TO FOUR

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Texas beat Oakland Tuesday night, 7-2 to maintain the team’s five game lead in the West over Los Angeles.  The win reduced the Rangers’ magic number to clinch the division to four and ran the their record to … Continue reading

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FIVE!!!!

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey The Angels lost to Toronto Monday night 3-2 in 10 innings to extend theRangers’ lead in the West to five full games.  The Rangers’ magic number, the combination of Angels’ losses and Rangers’ wins that will … Continue reading

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MAGICAL HALF DOZEN

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Texas clinched the series in Seattle Sunday two games to one by beating the Mariners and last year’s Cy Young Award winner Felix Hernandez 3-0.  It was the league leading 19th shutout of the season for the … Continue reading

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SEVEN AND 4.5

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Saturday could not have gone any better for the Rangers.  First, Texas scrambled to beat Seattle 7-6, while the Orioles took out the Angels 6-2.  The Rangers’ magic number was reduced to seven and their lead … Continue reading

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DISAPPOINTING START

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers’ six game road trip to the West Coast got off to a disappointing start with a 4-0 loss to the Mariners Friday night.  Irving High School grad and former Ranger draftee Blake Beavan completely … Continue reading

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SWEEP COMPLETE

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Texas completed the sweep of Cleveland with a 7-4 win over the Tribe Thursday night in Arlington, and finished the season series against the Indians with a 9-1 record. With Los Angeles enjoying its last off … Continue reading

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THREE AND HOLDING

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey Wednesday night, the Rangers maintained their three game lead over the Angels by beating Cleveland 9-1, while Los Angeles beat Oakland 4-1.  The win improved the Rangers record to 85-64, the first time this team has … Continue reading

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HOT NIGHT IN SEPTEMBER

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – The Rangers opened their three-game series against the Indians with a 10-4 win Tuesday night.  They treated a crowd of 30,107 to a barrage of fourteen hits, four of which were home runs.  They took charge … Continue reading

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CRUZ IS BACK

BY:  Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – The Texas Rangers announced Tuesday afternoon that outfielder Nelson Cruz had been activated from the 15-day disabled list.  This was Cruz’s second stint on the disabled list this season.  This injury a grade I hamstring … Continue reading

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