Monthly Archives: June 2014

THE MINNESOTA TONIC

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – The Minnesota Twins proved to be the curative tonic the Rangers needed for their eight game losing streak. Rangers’ starting pitchers gave up just two runs in 21-1/3rd innings this weekend to propel … Continue reading

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EIGHT IS ENOUGH

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Detroit completed a three game sweep of Texas Thursday evening with a 6-0 whitewashing. The three losses ran the Rangers’ losing streak to eight games, the longest of the season and the longest since an eight … Continue reading

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DOUBLE DIGITS

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers’ deficit in the American League West ballooned up to double digits this weekend, as they were swept in Anaheim by the Angels. Sunday’s 5-2 loss to the Halos’ was the Rangers’ season high fifth … Continue reading

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RANGERS LOSE GROUND

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Texas started the week with two losses in three games to Oakland after the A’s closed out the series with a 4-2 win Wednesday afternoon. With the two losses, Texas fell two games below .500 at … Continue reading

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RANGERS CREEP TOWARD THIRD

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Texas took two of three from Seattle this weekend, winning their first series out of the last five, to move within a game of third place in the West. The Rangers managed to score just six … Continue reading

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RANGERS SPLIT WITH MARLINS

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – The Texas Rangers split a pair with the Miami Marlins to complete their home stand with a 3-6 record, winning one game against each of the three opponents. The Rangers lost the opener … Continue reading

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QUESTION MARKS

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Cleveland routed the Rangers Monday night 17-7 to win the series three games to one. The Tribe blasted Ranger pitching for five home runs, including three by Lonnie Chisenhall, who drove in nine runs in the … Continue reading

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ORIOLES TAKE TWO

BY: Richard W. Humphrey For the second straight series, the Rangers won game three to avoid a sweep, this time a sweep that would have come at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles had beaten Texas seven consecutive … Continue reading

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DARVISH STAVES OFF SWEEP

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Yu Darvish pitched one of his best games of the year Sunday to avoid the Rangers getting swept in Washington. Darvish and Joakim Soria combined to shutout the Nationals 2-0, for the team’s first win in … Continue reading

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