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  1. Rangers tie a major league record, use their 59th player of the season

    Aug 29, 2014, 9:42 PM EDT

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    The injury-ravaged Rangers managed to tie a major league record for all the wrong reasons when they called up Ryan Rua from Triple-A on Friday.

  2. Rangers place Alexi Ogando on the disabled list

    Jun 4, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

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    Rangers right-hander Alexi Ogando is headed to the disabled list with elbow inflammation after posting a 6.84 ERA in 25 innings this season.

  3. Matt Harrison undergoes spinal fusion surgery, which could threaten his baseball career

    Jun 3, 2014, 9:52 PM EDT

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    Matt Harrison has been limited to two starts over the past two seasons because of lingering back issues, and now his career might be in jeopardy. Anthony Andro of FOXSportsSouthwest.com reports that Harrison underwent lumbar disc fusion surgery on Tuesday in Dallas, Texas.

  4. Prince Fielder scheduled to undergo neck surgery, expected to miss rest of season

    May 22, 2014, 6:16 PM EDT

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    In another brutal blow for the Rangers, Prince Fielder is tentatively scheduled to undergo cervical fusion surgery on Tuesday. He’s expected to miss the rest of the season.

  5. GM Jon Daniels “tapping the brakes” on sending Derek Holland out on rehab stint

    May 18, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT

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    Rangers starter Derek Holland feels ready to begin a rehab assignment, but GM Jon Daniels is “tapping the brakes” on that idea.

  6. Prince Fielder’s consecutive games streak will end at 547

    May 17, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

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    In life, you can count on death, taxes, and Prince Fielder being in the lineup. That is, until Saturday night.

  7. Report: Martin Perez will have Tommy John surgery

    May 15, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

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    Rangers left-hander Martin Perez will join the long list of pitchers to have Tommy John surgery this season.

  8. Rangers receive some grim news on Martin Perez and Matt Harrison

    May 14, 2014, 7:15 PM EDT

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    The Rangers received a salvo of bad news on Wednesday involving pitchers Martin Perez and Matt Harrison.

  9. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    May 14, 2014, 7:04 AM EDT

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    1-0 leads heading into the ninth were not safe last night.

  10. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    May 9, 2014, 6:31 AM EDT

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    Getting Shemped: That moment when you decide to stay up late and watch the Dodgers and found out you got stuck with a Josh Beckett start.

  11. Nolan Arenado extends hitting streak to 28 games to set Rockies record

    May 8, 2014, 9:31 PM EDT

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    Nolan Arenado singled in the third inning this evening to extend his hitting streak to 28 games, setting a franchise record in the process.

  12. Angels recall Grant Green from Triple-A Salt Lake

    May 2, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

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    The Angels have called up former Athletics prospect Grant Green from Triple-A.

  13. Matt Harrison activated for Sunday debut

    Apr 27, 2014, 2:22 PM EDT

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    As expected, the Rangers have activated left-hander Matt Harrison from the disabled list for Sunday’s series finale in Seattle against the host Mariners. Harrison will be making his first start since April 2013.

  14. Matt Harrison is rejoining the Rangers’ rotation

    Apr 23, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

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    Matt Harrison will come off the disabled list and start Sunday for the Rangers, seeing his first big-league game action in more than a year following multiple back surgeries and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.

  15. Rangers shut down Tanner Scheppers

    Apr 18, 2014, 4:22 PM EDT

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    This morning I wrote about how the Rangers had to be considering removing Tanner Scheppers from the rotation given his awful performance through four starts and now they’ve placed him on the disabled list with elbow inflammation.

  16. Tanner Scheppers moving into the rotation hasn’t worked for the Rangers

    Apr 18, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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    Tanner Scheppers and his 9.82 ERA may not be long for the Rangers’ rotation.

  17. Comebacker to ankle sends Joe Saunders to disabled list

    Apr 7, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT

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    Added to the Rangers’ rotation following a rash of injuries, Joe Saunders is now headed to the disabled list with a bruised ankle.

  18. Joe Saunders exits early with bruised left ankle; Rangers remain snakebitten

    Apr 4, 2014, 9:49 PM EDT

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    The Rangers saw another pitcher succumb to an injury.

  19. Rangers clear Matt Harrison for rehab assignment

    Apr 1, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

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    On the disabled list as he tries to return from multiple back surgeries last season, Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison has been cleared to make a minor-league rehab start Thursday at Double-A.

  20. Rangers sign Scott Baker

    Mar 28, 2014, 3:51 PM EDT

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    Released by the Mariners earlier this week, right-hander Scott Baker has agreed to a new minor-league contract with the Rangers. Texas was in the market for rotation depth with Yu Darvish, Matt Harrison, and Derek Holland all hurting, but Baker was a mess in Mariners camp and missed nearly all of the past two seasons…

  21. Rangers release Tommy Hanson

    Mar 26, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

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    Texas is desperate for rotation help right now with Yu Darvish, Matt Harrison, and Derek Holland all hurt, to the point that the Rangers have turned to Tanner Scheppers as their Opening Day starter despite his never starting an MLB game before. And yet they just released Tommy Hanson, who not so long ago was…

  22. Tanner Scheppers’ first big league start will be Opening Day

    Mar 26, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

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    Here’s something you don’t see very often: Because of injuries knocking Yu Darvish, Matt Harrison, and Derek Holland out of the mix the Rangers have turned to Tanner Scheppers as their Opening Day starter and it will also be the 27-year-old right-hander’s first career start in the majors. Scheppers was an occasional starter in the…

  23. Yu Darvish scratched from Opening Day start with neck injury

    Mar 25, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Yu Darvish will not start on Opening Day for the Rangers, as the right-hander has been scratched from his Game 1 assignment due to a neck injury. Darvish woke up one morning with a stiff neck last week and had to miss his spring training start Friday. Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star Telegram…

  24. Yu Darvish unlikely to make Opening Day start due to neck injury

    Mar 24, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

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    Texas hasn’t officially changed its Opening Day plans yet, but T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports that Yu Darvish is unlikely to make his Game 1 start because of a stiff neck. For now general manager Jon Daniels is saying the Rangers could simply push back Darvish’s start, basically moving him to the end of the…

  25. Rangers put Tanner Scheppers in rotation, going with Joakim Soria at closer

    Mar 22, 2014, 1:24 PM EDT

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    Today was decision day for the Rangers, as manager Ron Washington made some important calls about the composition of his pitching staff. Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports that Washington will put Tanner Scheppers in the rotation and transition Alexi Ogando into a set-up role. In turn, he has opted for Joakim Soria over…

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