Monthly Archives: September 2014

OAKLAND TO THE PLAYOFFS

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGOTN, Texas – Oakland arrived for four games beginning Thursday with a magic number of two over Seattle to clinch the second Wild Card playoff spot. Any combination of Seattle losses and Oakland wins equaling two … Continue reading

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FOUR IN A ROW!

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – The Rangers maintained their late September roll by sweeping the Astros in a three game set this week, their fourth series win in a row, three of which have been sweeps. The Rangers … Continue reading

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THE ROLLING RANGERS

BY: Richard W. Humphrey The Rangers continued on a roll Sunday with a 2-1 win over the Angels to take two out of three, their third series win in a row. Texas finished their last road trip of the season … Continue reading

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SIX!

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Texas completed a three game sweep of Oakland Thursday afternoon with a 7-2 victory over the Athletics. It was their second consecutive three game sweep to extend their season high winning streak to six games, which … Continue reading

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ANGELS NEAR PENNANT

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – The Los Angeles Angels arrived this week with the best record in baseball, and they left town with an even better one as they swept the Rangers in a three game set. They … Continue reading

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THE CURIOUS CASE OF RON

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – It’s been three days since Ron Washington’s sudden and shocking announcement to resign as manager of the Texas Rangers. The announcement was made by the club with a statement from Washington that indicated … Continue reading

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SEATTLE TAKES THREE

BY: Richard W. Humphrey ARLINGTON, Texas – Texas ended an eight game losing streak Sunday with a 1-0 win over Seattle. Derek Holland threw seven sparkling shutout innings, Adrian Beltre drove home Leonys Martin with a sixth fbinning sacrifice fly, … Continue reading

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K. C. BARBECUES TEXAS

BY: Richard W. Humphrey Kansas City, in a tight race for a playoff berth, swept the Rangers in three games to start the week. Texas scored just five runs in the series to lose 4-3, 2-1, and 4-1. The Rangers … Continue reading

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THE BOOT TO HOUSTON

BY: Richard W, Humphrey The Rangers outscored Houston 17-15 in the weekend series, but lost three of four games to the Astros, who claimed the Silver Boot trophy for the first time since 2006. The trophy is rotated annually to … Continue reading

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