Monthly Archives: July 2012

A CATCHER IT IS!

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Geovany Soto was pulled from Monday night’s game in the fifth inning and began shaking hands with his Cubs’ teammates in the dugout. It was obvious, he had been traded, and the only question was where. … Continue reading

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HERE COMES THE ANGELS

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Texas shut out the White Sox 2-0 Sunday evening to avert a sweep of the series and complete the week with a 3-3 record. Scott Feldman pitched two stellar games to earn the wins in two … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS ABOUT YU

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – Texas garnered a win this past weekend against the Angels. It was as important a series as a series can be in July. The Rangers arrived Friday leading by six games, seven in … Continue reading

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A BUNCH OF ANGELS

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The Dallas Rangers of Arlington open a three game series tonight on the road against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. It is the start of a schedule stretch in which the Rangers will the play … Continue reading

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TRADE DEADLINE DEALS

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The calendar is down to less than two weeks to the non-waiver trade deadline, and the jury is still out on how acitve the trading activity will be. On one hand, there were 11 American League … Continue reading

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COLE SLAW

BY: Richard W. Humphrey With the All-Star game in the rear view mirror, all off the field attention is now focused on making trades as the non-wiaver trade deadline is less than three weeks away. There has been much speculation … Continue reading

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EIGHT IS ENOUGH

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Ranger starting pitcher Yu Darvish won the on-line fan vote for the 34th roster spot on the American League All-Star team. Voting closed at 3:00 PM Central time Thursday, and Darvish edged out Chicago’s Jake Peavy … Continue reading

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FOURTH OF JULY STUFF

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers will reach the mathematical halfway point of the season when they play tonight’s game against the White Sox. With a 50-30 record, they are two wins better than they have ever been after 80 … Continue reading

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LUCKY SEVEN

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Seven Rangers were named to the 2012 American League All-Star team announced Sunday afternoon. Josh Hamilton, Adrian Beltre and Mike Napoli were elected by vote of the fans. Starting pitcher Matt Harrison, tied for the league … Continue reading

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