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50-50 - Rangers are playing .500 baseball in 2019 after 7-3 loss to Mariners

50-50 - Rangers are playing .500 baseball in 2019 after 7-3 loss to Mariners

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports The Rangers have an identical record of 50-50 after losing their eighth consecutive game Round numbers are appealing to the eye unless you’re the Texas Rangers who have won 50 games but have also now lost 50 games in 100 overall contests when at one point, less than a month ago, they were 46-36 and just eight days ago, they were 50-42. Player of the Game: Definitely this guy: Not saying the rangers scored a run because of me but you’re welcome @hunterpence— Jake Coleman (@jakecoleman05) July 23, 2019 This Rangers fan was at the park and snagged...
SportsDay 2 hours ago

'I knew it was coming right to us': Rangers fan Jake Coleman travels to Seattle, robs Mariners 3B Kyle Seager of foul ball

The Texas Rangers got a little help from an unexpected place on Monday night in Seattle.With 2 outs in the bottom of the first inning, Hunter Pence came to the plate with a chance to give the Rangers an early lead with Elvis Andrus on second base. Pence, however,...
Lone Star Ball 6 hours ago

Game 100 Game Day Thread - Texas Rangers @ Seattle Mariners

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports Only 63 to go Texas Rangers @ Seattle Mariners Monday, July 22, 2019, 9:10 PM CT T-Mobile Park Safeco Field RHP Adrian Sampson vs. LHP Marco Gonzales Today's Lineups RANGERS MARINERS Shin-Soo Choo - LF Mallex Smith - CF Danny Santana - 1B J.P. Crawford -...
Lone Star Ball 9 hours ago

Texas Rangers lineup for July 22, 2019: Joey Gallo sits

Photo by Tim Warner/ The Rangers start a three game set in Seattle tonight Texas Rangers lineup for July 22, 2019 against the Seattle Mariners: starting pitchers are Adrian Sampson for the Rangers and Marco Gonzalez for the M’s. Texas looks to snap a...
Lone Star Ball 9 hours ago
Kelley i.l.’d, Montero up, Tocci DFA’d

Kelley i.l.’d, Montero up, Tocci DFA’d

Photo by Tim Warner/ Shawn Kelley has been placed on the injured list Texas Rangers transactions: Shawn Kelley has been placed on the 10 day injured list, the Rangers announced today. To take his place on the active roster, the Rangers have purchased the contract of Rafael Montero. To clear a 40 man roster spot for Montero, the Rangers have designated Carlos Tocci for assignment. Kelley was brought into yesterday’s game and threw a few warmup tosses before leaving with what has been diagnosed as biceps soreness. Kelley was visibly displeased when he left the field. Kelley, the...

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SportsDay 4 hours ago
Rangers' slumping bats could be due to team's abundance of meetings, but here's why they continue to take place

Rangers' slumping bats could be due to team's abundance of meetings, but here's why they continue to take place

SEATTLE - For about 10 minutes Monday, Rangers manager Chris Woodward acknowledged a theory.Yes, he said, it is entirely possible that a part of the offense's recent, but dramatic, slump could be due in part to burnout - or at least fatigue - from the number of meetings the team has held this year to game-plan for the night's opposing pitcher.Then he excused himself.He had to get to the hitters' meeting to prepare for the night's opposing pitcher.The message: The Rangers are asking a lot out from their hitters this year and there may be some temporary sacrifices along the way, but they are...
Lone Star Ball 5 hours ago
Pedro Payano to start for Texas Tuesday

Pedro Payano to start for Texas Tuesday

Photo by Ronald Martinez/ The Rangers announced Pedro Payano will be called up to start Tuesday’s game against Seattle The Texas Rangers “starting pitcher” for Tuesday’s game against the Seattle Mariners will be Pedro Payano, the Rangers announced today. The phrase “starting pitcher” is in quotes because manager Chris Woodward says the team may use Brett Martin as an opener. The Rangers originally planned on calling up Joe Palumbo to start Monday’s game against the Mariners, but he was scratched due to a leg issue. So instead Adrian Sampson was moved up a day, and Payano...
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Morosi: Tampa has inquired on Pence

Morosi: Tampa has inquired on Pence

Photo by Richard Rodriguez/ The Tampa Bay Rays have reportedly inquired on Rangers’ outfielder/DH Hunter Pence MLB Trade Rumors: The Tampa Bay Rays have inquired on Texas Rangers DH Hunter Pence, according to Jon Morosi on Twitter. The Rays and the Rangers, of course, just made a deal involving minor leaguers, with pitcher Peter Fairbanks going to the Rays from the Rangers for infielder Nick Solak. The Rays are a viable playoff team right now, while the Rangers have fallen out of the Wild Card race and look to be in sell mode, so Pence, on a one year deal, would be someone the...
Lone Star Ball 13 hours ago
Axisa includes Minor on Astros trade target list

Axisa includes Minor on Astros trade target list

Photo by Ronald Martinez/ Mike Axisa’s ranking of the top Houston Astros trade targets includes Mike Minor Texas Rangers rumors: The MLB trade deadline is just over a week away, and Mike Minor has been talked about as someone buyers could pursue, with Mike Axisa listing Minor at #7 on his rankings of the top potential trade targets for the Houston Astros. The Astros have a comfortable lead in the American League West right now, but are rumored to be seeking starting pitching, as there are thin behind Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and Wade Miley. As Axisa notes, Minor is a high spin...
Lone Star Ball 15 hours ago
Texas Rangers Week 17 Recap: They’re Done

Texas Rangers Week 17 Recap: They’re Done

Photo by Tim Warner/ A very bad week has the Rangers playoff hopes on life support Season record: 50-49 Week 17 record: 0-5 Series record: 14-10, 8 splits The Texas Rangers have sufficiently squashed any hope they had for contending. Now just a game above .500, in fourth place in the division, and 6.5 games back in the Wild Card, the Rangers have fallen back down to Earth hard. Swept in a two game series against Arizona at home and then swept in three games by the Astros in Houston, the Rangers are now in a seven game losing streak. They’re headed to Seattle for a three game series,...
Lone Star Ball 16 hours ago
LSB Mid-Season Community Prospect Rankings — #23

LSB Mid-Season Community Prospect Rankings — #23

Photo by Richard Rodriguez/ Congratulations to Cole Ragans, who has been voted the #22 prospect in the LSB Mid-Season Community Prospect Rankings Congratulations to Cole Ragans, who has been voted the #22 prospect in the LSB Mid-Season Community Prospect Rankings. Our list so far: 1 — Hans Crouse 2 — Leody Taveras 3 — Joe Palumbo 4 — Josh Jung 5 — Sam Huff 6 — Cole Winn 7 — Brock Burke 8 — Bubba Thompson 9 — Sherten Apostel 10 — Taylor Hearn 11 — Yerry Rodriguez 12 — J.P. Martinez 13 — Ronny Henriquez 14 — Jonathan Hernandez 15 — Jonathan Ornelas 16 — John...
Lone Star Ball Jul 21, 2019
Josh Jung, Bubba Thompson have big offensive days

Josh Jung, Bubba Thompson have big offensive days

Photo by Underwood Archives/ Two of the Rangers’ last three first round picks had solid days at the plate this afternoon Josh Jung has hit the ground running in the Sally League. In 5 plate appearances for Hickory today, Jung was 3 for 4 with a walk, pushing his batting average up to .381 in low-A and his OPS to 864. Pedro Gonzalez and Frainyer Chavez each had a hit and a walk, and Hever Bueno pitched 1.1 scoreless innings with 2 Ks. Bubba Thompson, meanwhile, had a triple, a home run and a walk for Down East today. Sam Huff, J.P. Martinez and Curtis Terry each had a pair of hits,...
Lone Star Ball Jul 21, 2019
Thoughts on a 5-3 Rangers loss

Thoughts on a 5-3 Rangers loss

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Astros 5, Rangers 3 Astros 5, Rangers 3 At a certain point in a losing streak, all the losses start to blur together. I’m not sure I remember much of what happened today. Lance Lynn pitched, he gave up home runs, he still went deep into the game. Chris Martin gave up a home run. Shawn Kelley warmed up then was hurt. Jose Leclerc retired the only batter he faced. Nomar Mazara had a home run today, which I guess is noteworthy. He hadn’t homered for almost a month, and as his slide gets worse and worse, he seems in more and more danger of getting...
Lone Star Ball Jul 21, 2019
Morosi: Danny Santana a trade target

Morosi: Danny Santana a trade target

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Jon Morosi says Danny Santana is drawing trade interest from contenders MLB Trade Rumors: Danny Santana, the Texas Rangers utility man extraordinaire, is a player being targeted by potential buyers looking for versatile role players at the trade deadline, per Jon Morosi on Twitter. Santana is a fascinating situation, as he can play pretty much every infield and outfield position, and is having a terrific season at the plate, slashing .320/.352/.566. The 28 year old switch hitter had a great rookie campaign for the Minnesota Twins in 2014, then was awful...
SportsDay Jul 21, 2019
Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley suffers arm injury in Houston, set to be re-evaluated

Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley suffers arm injury in Houston, set to be re-evaluated

HOUSTON -- Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley left Sunday’s game vs. the Houston Astros with an arm injury without throwing an official pitch. Kelley experienced pain in his right biceps during a warmup pitch, immediately came off the mound and went to the dugout where he slammed his glove down with his left hand. He was taken for an MRI after the game. He will be re-evaluated.Kelley, 35, was in the midst of a strong season after signing late with the Rangers. He had moved into the de facto closer’s role after Jose Leclerc struggled in April. Kelley had 11 saves in 15 chances and a 3.00 ERA in...
SportsDay Jul 21, 2019
Swing and a miss: Strikeouts continue to mount for Rangers as losing streak reaches 7 games

Swing and a miss: Strikeouts continue to mount for Rangers as losing streak reaches 7 games

HOUSTON - And, on the seventh game, they met.The Rangers’ strikeout-laden losing streak extended to seven games Sunday with a fitful 5-3 loss to Houston. It was full of futile flailing at the plate - 13 more strikeouts! - and was followed by a 30-minute team get-together to discuss finding a way to rescue a once-promising season that could be headed for the recycling bin.The loss dropped to fourth in the AL West. They head to Seattle for three games against the cellar-dwelling Mariners this week. If the losing streak churns on, they could soon be closer to the Mariners in the standings than...
Lone Star Ball Jul 21, 2019
50-49 — Brooms brought out, Rangers brushed aside by Astros, 5-3

50-49 — Brooms brought out, Rangers brushed aside by Astros, 5-3

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Texas gets swept by the Astros and may have lost their closer That was a bad ending to a bad series. Lance Lynn got jumped on for two runs early, gave up two more runs later on, and the Texas Rangers offense could once again do very little against a little known Astros starter. Nomar Mazara homered and Logan Forsythe had a pinch hit home run, but it wasn’t enough. Player of the Game: Nomar Mazara had a home run — his first in almost a month — and a walk. Next up: The Rangers head to the Pacific Northwest and take on Seattle tomorrow night, with...
Lone Star Ball Jul 21, 2019
Shawn Kelley leaves game with injury

Shawn Kelley leaves game with injury

Photo by Hannah Foslien/ Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley departed today’s game with an apparent injury Texas Rangers relief pitcher Shawn Kelley was lifted from today’s game against the Houston Astros without throwing a pitch. Kelley was brought into the game with one on and two out in the bottom of the 8th inning in relief of Chris Martin, with Texas down 5-2, but was pulled during his warmup tosses with an apparent injury. There’s no indication at this point as to the reason for him leaving. With the only 2019 MLB trade deadline just ten days away, Kelley is someone whose name...

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    Hunter Pence

    'I knew it was coming right to us': Rangers fan Jake Coleman travels to Seattle, robs Mariners 3B Kyle Seager of foul ball

  • 3 Adrian Sampson

    Adrian Sampson

    Pedro Payano to start for Texas Tuesday

  • 2 Mike Minor

    Mike Minor

    NYY news: A (Mike) Minor move at the trade deadline

  • 2 Elvis Andrus

    Elvis Andrus

    'I knew it was coming right to us': Rangers fan Jake Coleman travels to Seattle, robs Mariners 3B Kyle Seager of foul ball

  • 2 Shawn Kelley

    Shawn Kelley

    Rangers notebook: Shawn Kelley hoping to avoid lengthy Injured List stay; Carlos Tocci designated for assignment

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