Monthly Archives: September 2013

163!

BY: Richard W. Humphrey SEVEN GAME WINNING STREAK FORCES WILD CARD PLAYOFF ARLINGTON, Texas – For the first time in Ranger history, the team will play game number 163 in a season, as they beat Los Angeles Sunday afternoon to … Continue reading

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ALIVE!

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The Texas Rangers stayed alive in the American League Wild Card race Saturday by beating Los Angeles 7-4 in a game with the earliest start time in Arlington Ranger history. It was a sloppy game as … Continue reading

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FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS

BY: Richard W. Humphrey All the Wild Card action was under the lights Friday night. Texas stayed alive for a playoff berth with a 5-3 win over the Angels. Alexi Ogando has been the Rangers’ best pitcher this month, but … Continue reading

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ALIVE WITH A WALK-OFF

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Jurickson Profar hit his sixth home run of the season in the ninth inning to break a 5-5 tie and give the Rangers a badly needed win by the score of 6-5. Profar was pinch hitting … Continue reading

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STATUS QUO

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – The Rangers came up with five runs in the fourth inning Wednesday night to polish off Houston 7-3 in the final meeting between the two teams this season. It’s a shame the Astros … Continue reading

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NO CHANGE AT THE TOP

BY: Richard W. Humphrey There was no change atop the American League Wild Card standings Tuesday night as all three contenders won. Texas had a spotless bullpen performance from four relievers to hold onto a 3-2 win over Houston to … Continue reading

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THE ASTROS’ SOLUTION

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Houston arrived in Arlington having lost nine games in a row and more than 100 for the season. On Monday night, they proved to be the solution the Rangers’ needed for an impotent offense. Texas beat … Continue reading

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MONDAY WILD CARD UPDATE

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Texas lost 4-0 in 10 innings Sunday to get eliminated from the West Division championship and fall further behind in the American League Wild Card race. Justin Maxwell hit a walk-off grand slam home run off … Continue reading

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SUNDAY WILD CARD UPDATE

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The standings atop the American League Wild Card race remained the same as the top three teams all won Saturday. Tampa Bay beat Baltimore 5-1 to stay in first place, one-half game ahead of Cleveland, who … Continue reading

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SATURDAY WILD CARD UPDATE

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Texas lost to Kansas City Friday night 2-1, while the Rays and Cleveland won. That dropped the Rangers into third place in the Wild Card race. Tampa Bay took the lead with a 5-4 win over … Continue reading

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