Aug 12, 2014, 6:49 AM EDT
The Kansas City Royals are in first place. In mid-August. This is nor a drill.
Aug 6, 2014, 7:07 AM EDT
Welcome to the Tigers, David Price. Welcome to the big leagues Javier Baez.
Jul 22, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT
But is it worth the cost?
Jul 19, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT
Colby Lewis explained why he took exception to Colby Rasmus bunting with a two-run lead with two outs in the fifth inning.
Jul 5, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT
David Wright missed seven straight games due to a bruised left rotator cuff.
May 31, 2014, 11:45 PM EDT
Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos captured baseball’s elusive five-ball walk on Friday against the Rangers.
Apr 10, 2014, 7:48 PM EDT
Adrian Beltre has a Grade 1 quad strain, but the Rangers will wait before making a decision about a trip to the disabled list.
Apr 8, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT
Colby Lewis last started a big-league game on July 18, 2012, missing the past one-and-a-half seasons following elbow and hip surgeries, but he’s ready to return now.
Apr 7, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT
Added to the Rangers’ rotation following a rash of injuries, Joe Saunders is now headed to the disabled list with a bruised ankle.
Mar 28, 2014, 9:23 AM EDT
You couldn’t pick the guys in the Rangers’ current rotation out of a lineup, but as of April 11 there will at least be a familiar name: Colby Lewis: Colby Lewis update via @gfraley: Can opt out of deal on April 10. Expect him to start vs. Houston on April 11: http://t.co/TCSQ8yWuAp — Evan Grant…
Mar 21, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT
Tanner Scheppers pitched well Friday afternoon, allowing two runs in six innings of work in the Rangers’ 7-5 victory over the Brewers. He started off in hot water, as the Brewers scored two runs with two doubles and a single, but Scheppers induced an inning-ending double play and never looked back. He struck out six…
Feb 24, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT
Colby Lewis has missed nearly two years following elbow surgery and a hip replacement, but the 34-year-old right-hander is finally ready for game action again in Rangers camp. Lewis, who re-signed with Texas on a minor-league contract, is scheduled to pitch in an intrasquad game Tuesday. Here’s what he told T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com about…
Feb 20, 2014, 6:31 PM EDT
After missing most of last season with a pair of procedures to repair a herniated disk in his back, Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison continues to have some bad luck on the health front. T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports that Harrison is dealing with stiffness in his lower back and will return to Texas to be…
Dec 25, 2013, 12:26 AM EDT
Here’s the rundown of where this winter’s top 150 free agents are landing, continuously updated throughout the offseason. Re-signings are posted in red, while players signing with new teams are in blue. Stars denote players who received qualifying offers and thus will cost their new team a draft pick if they sign elsewhere. (Non-tenders have…
Nov 23, 2013, 1:23 PM EDT
The Rangers announced this afternoon that they have re-signed right-hander Colby Lewis to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas reports that he’d make $2 million if he makes the Rangers and could earn an addition $4 million with incentives. Lewis hasn’t thrown a pitch…
Nov 8, 2013, 8:57 PM EDT
Colby Lewis hasn’t thrown a pitch in the majors since July 18, 2012 due to elbow and hip surgeries, but that hasn’t stopped the Rangers from attempting to bring him back. According to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com, Rangers general manager Jon Daniels confirmed today that the club made an offer to Lewis and are currently…
Nov 1, 2013, 8:00 AM EDT
This year’s annual free agents column has expanded to a top 150, though I’m writing up just the top 55 (it was going to be 50, but I couldn’t help myself). The rest are presented in a list. Not included are players whose contract options are sure to be exercised. Players are ranked based not…
Sep 30, 2013, 11:47 PM EDT
The simple fact is that things lined up better for the Rays than they did for the Rangers in Monday’s one-game playoff. With no maneuvering necessary, the Rays had their 2012 AL Cy Young Award winner, David Price, ready to the take the mound. The Rangers, having used Yu Darvish on Sunday, were forced to…
Aug 15, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT
Alexi Ogando has struggled since coming off the disabled list three weeks ago, posting a 4.68 ERA in five starts with as many walks (11) as strikeouts (11) in 25 innings. And now he might be hurt. Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star Telegram reports that Ogando complained of shoulder soreness after Tuesday’s start…
Aug 13, 2013, 4:20 PM EDT
Matt Harrison hasn’t pitched since April 6 because of back problems that required two surgeries and the Rangers announced that he’s been shut down for the remainder of the season. Harrison was a huge part of Texas’ success during the past two seasons, throwing 400 innings with a 3.34 ERA to emerge as one of…
Aug 6, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT
Colby Lewis was on the verge of rejoining the Rangers after a year-long recovery from elbow surgery, but now he needs hip surgery and will miss the remainder of the season. General manager Jon Daniels announced that Lewis will have surgery to remove bone spurs from his right hip and won’t be able to resume…
Jul 17, 2013, 10:23 PM EDT
Rangers right-hander Colby Lewis began a new minor league rehab assignment on Wednesday at Double-A Frisco. The debut went not so swimmingly. Via beat writer Richard Durrett of ESPN Dallas, Lewis surrendered four runs — including a two-run homer — before being removed with two outs in the top of the third inning. Facing the…
Jun 9, 2013, 5:12 PM EDT
Alexi Ogando was activated from the disabled list last Wednesday after sitting out three weeks with biceps tendinitis. But he’s back on the shelf again. MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan reports that Ogando was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday due to inflammation in his right (throwing) shoulder. Josh Lindblom was recalled from Triple-A Round Rock…
May 20, 2013, 1:18 PM EDT
Colby Lewis resumed his minor-league rehab assignment today after taking a break due to triceps tendinitis. Lewis, who’s coming back from elbow surgery last July, allowed two runs in 2.1 innings at Double-A. He struck out three, walked zero, and gave up four hits while throwing 47 total pitches. In terms of building up arm…
May 13, 2013, 8:01 PM EDT
T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports that the Rangers have pulled Colby Lewis from his minor league rehab assignment due to inflammation in his right triceps muscle. Lewis, who is currently working his way back from flexor tendon surgery, was unable to throw his scheduled bullpen session on Saturday following his first rehab start with Triple-A…
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- Mike Minor loses his no-hit bid with two outs in the eighth 5
- Manny Machado to undergo season-ending knee surgery 32
- The Cubs grounds crew was short staffed because the Cubs were trying to avoid Obamacare 236
- Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to sign with the Red Sox for $72 million 96
- And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights 31
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- Garrett Richards out 6-9 months with torn patellar tendon 14
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