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All-Star Game May Break Record for Most Jews

(Newser) - For the first time ever, four Jewish players could make baseball’s All-Star Game, Bloomberg reports. Boston’s Kevin Youkilis and Texas’ Ian Kinsler each lead the voting at their positions, Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun is second in voting among National League outfielders, and Colorado pitcher Jason Marquis has the... More »

Rangers, Hamilton Smack Astros

RBI machine hits two of Texas' six home runs

(Newser) - Josh Hamilton went 5-for-5 with two long homers and five RBIs, and the Texas Rangers, with six home runs total, beat the Houston Astros 16-8 Friday night in a wild Lone Star Series opener. Ian Kinsler scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on a close play that led... More »

Rangers Shut Out Mariners After Benches Clear

Seattle held scoreless for 22 straight innings

(Newser) - Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer and then got hit by a pitch, setting up a fourth-inning brawl in the Texas Rangers' 5-0 win over the Seattle Mariners last night. Richie Sexson charged the mound and flung his helmet at Rangers starter Kason Gabbard after the left-hander threw a pitch... More »

Rangers Capitalize on A's Errors

(Newser) - Milton Bradley had three hits with a double and run scored against his former team, and the Texas Rangers took advantage of four errors by the Oakland Athletics in a 4-3 victory last night for their first three-game winning streak of the season. Michael Young and Brandon Boggs each had... More »

Rangers Stay on Track; Beat Royals 2-1

Starter Sidney Ponson gets his first win in exactly a year

(Newser) - Sidney Ponson got his first victory in a year and the Texas Rangers finished off a successful homestand with Ron Washington still their manager, beating the Kansas City Royals 2-1 last night. Ian Kinsler hit a leadoff homer in the first and Ramon Vazquez hit a tiebreaking drive in the... More »

Rangers Sweep Doubleheader from Orioles

Closer C.J. Wilson has two straight saves

(Newser) - Ian Kinsler hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning as the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 tonight to complete a doubleheader sweep. Baltimore (6-3) began the day with the American League's best record and a six-game winning streak, already matching its longest of last season. Jamey... More »

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