Rangers News

  • Rangers can't go to bat for effective Lewis

    Colby Lewis delivered his second solid start in as many outings on Thursday afternoon. The Rangers couldn't turn it into a win. Instead, their offense managed just five hits in a 4-2 loss to the Yankees in the Bronx.

  • Rangers hope Feliz can cling to closer role

    Rangers reliever Neftali Feliz is back in his role as closer. The right-hander still has to earn the job if he wants to keep it beyond this season.

  • Williams Rangers' Friday starter for Tepesch

    After losing the finale of their four-game series with the Yankees, 4-2, on Thursday afternoon, the Rangers announced that recently acquired veteran right-hander Jerome Williams will be recalled from Triple-A Round Rock and start on Friday against the A's.

  • Rangers' graceful out confirmed after replay

    Yankees manager Joe Girardi unsuccessfully challenged a ruling at first base in the bottom of the fifth inning of Thursday's series finale against the Rangers.

  • Hammel seeks return to top form vs. Rangers

    When the A's open a three-game set against the Rangers in Arlington on Friday night, Jason Hammel will try to rediscover the form that brought him so much success earlier this year. The veteran right-hander went 8-5 with a 2.98 ERA as a Cub this season, striking out 104 batters and walking 23 in 108 2/3 innings.

  • Rangers send Soria to Tigers for two prospects

    The Rangers have traded reliever Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers for right-handed pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel.

  • MLB issues statement on Bronx tarp issue

    After a tarp malfunction at Yankee Stadium contributed to the calling of Wednesday night's game, leaving the Yankees with a 2-1 victory over the Rangers after 4 1/2 innings, Major League Baseball released an official statement in response on Thursday.

  • Rangers promote righty Adcock from Triple-A

    The Rangers have called up pitcher Nate Adcock from Triple-A Round Rock to replace Joakim Soria in the bullpen.

  • Maddux thrilled for Hall-bound brother

    Pitching coach Mike Maddux won't be with the Rangers this weekend. Instead, he will be in Cooperstown, N.Y., with the rest of his family and many more friends to celebrate as his younger brother, Greg, is inducted into the Hall of Fame.

  • Darvish dealt loss on rain-shortened night in NY

    After a 1-hour, 49-minute rain delay, including unsuccessful attempts to cover the infield, the Rangers fell to the Yankees, 2-1, in a weather-shortened game on Wednesday night.

  • Rios: Trade talk doesn't affect play on field

    Trade talks surrounding Alex Rios were quiet for a few days while he was dealing with a sprained right ankle. But they should pick up again with a week to go before the Trade Deadline now that he was back in the lineup on Wednesday night.

  • Ringolsby: Ryan to return for Hall inductions

    It's been 15 years since Nolan Ryan was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame along with George Brett and Robin Yount. Ryan hasn't been back for an induction ceremony since. He's headed to Cooperstown, N.Y., this weekend. It is, he said, a trip long overdue.

  • Fellow broadcasters celebrate Nadel's award

    Eric Nadel joined the Rangers' broadcasts in 1979, alternating between radio and television for three years while selling a few ads on the side. Jon Miller left after the 1979 season for the Red Sox, and in '82, Nadel found his true calling as he settled in as the No. 2 man on the radio.

  • Rangers challenge caught stealing to no avail

    Alex Rios was back in the lineup on Wednesday after missing three games with a sprained right ankle. He immediately tested the ankle in the first inning, and ended up provoking a replay review.

  • Despite relief appearance, Tepesch still on for Friday

    The Rangers are still expecting Nick Tepesch to start on Friday against the Athletics even though he was used in relief in the 14th inning on Tuesday night. Tepesch only threw 12 pitches, but he also had a bullpen session before the game in preparation for Friday's start.

  • Victory elusive as Rangers fall to Yanks in 14

    Chase Headley, acquired from the Padres earlier in the day, singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 14th to give the Yankees a 2-1 win over the Rangers early Wednesday morning in the Bronx.

  • Martin robs McCann at wall with circus catch

    Leading off the bottom of the second inning of Tuesday night's 2-1, 14-inning win over the Rangers at at Yankee Stadium, Yankees slugger Brian McCann lifted a 1-1 fastball from Nick Martinez to right-center field that saw Leonys Martin make an acrobatic, juggling catch just in front of the wall.