| Apr 6, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Few times over the past 35 years have the Texas Rangers appeared to be so outmanned and ill-prepared to begin the baseball season.
How do we know this? The Cactus League box scores told us so. And you know how trustworthy they are.
| Mar 10, 2015
| 9:43 PM
Angels 5, Texas 4
AT THE PLATE: The Angels ended a three-game losing streak when Johnny Giavotella doubled to lead off the ninth, took third on Eric Stamets' single and scored the winning run on a wild pitch. Marc Krauss, who is battling for a reserve...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Jose Abreu's harrowing journey to the White Sox began last year on a small boat on the shores of Cuba.
"I've heard Abreu's story, and I thought mine was crazy," said teammate and fellow Cuban native Adrian Nieto, who came to the U.S. on a raft with...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Over the last 50 years, at least five dozen Cuban baseball players have reached the major leagues, with scores more playing in the minors.
More may be on the way, but now they might not have to risk their lives to get here.
On Wednesday, President...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:16 PM
Yasiel Puig's journey to Los Angeles — and riches with the Dodgers — is a serpentine tale of drug cartels, nighttime escapes and international human smuggling.
Yet in the booming marketplace for Cuban ballplayers, it is far from unique....
| May 3, 2014
| 10:18 PM
The Angels have one-third of their opening-day lineup — left fielder Josh Hamilton, right fielder Kole Calhoun and third baseman David Freese, who suffered a small fracture of his right middle finger Friday night — on the disabled list, yet...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:03 PM
KEY MOMENT: First baseman C.J. Cron, called up from triple A on Saturday, capped a three-hit night in his major league debut with a two-out, broken-bat, run-scoring single to left field against reliever Shawn Tolleson to break a 3-3 tie in the bottom of...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:44 PM
By John Henry, The Sports Xchange
ARLINGTON, Texas - Colby Lewis retired the last 13 hitters he faced in his strongest outing of the season and the Texas Rangers took two of three games from the New York Yankees with a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night....
| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:23 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Rangers scored three runs in the third inning to tie the score, 4-4, but Kole Calhoun blooped a one-out double to left field in the fourth, and Mike Trout, who will make his second straight All-Star game start Tuesday night, followed...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:15 PM
With three consecutive wins against the Texas Rangers, including Wednesday’s come-from-behind, rain-soaked 6-4 victory, an obvious question has arisen.
Manny Machado who?
OK, maybe it’s not really a burning sentiment at this point. But...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Nelson Cruz thought he had his 27th home run of the season in the second inning Wednesday night when Texas Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin leaped at the wall and pulled the ball back in what arguably was the year's best defensive play at Camden...