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Rangers Win Second Straight

Minor-League call-up shuts down A's

(Newser) - A.J. Murray made the most of his chance in the Texas starting rotation, allowing two earned runs in 5 1/3 innings a day after being called up from the minors to help the Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 last night. David Murphy hit a three-run homer and Chris... More »

Rangers Snap 7-Game Losing Streak With 6-5 Win Over Twins

Minnesota wastes a grand slam by Morneau

(Newser) - David Murphy hit a 10th-inning RBI single and Texas beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Friday night, snapping the Rangers' seven-game losing streak. Hank Blalock hit a one-out double against pitcher Juan Rincon (2-1). With two outs and the outfield pulled in, Murphy hit a fly ball to the warning... More »

Padilla 7 Strong, as Rangers Beat Blue Jays 4-1

Roy Halladay pitches complete game for Toronto in loss

(Newser) - Vicente Padilla pitched seven strong innings, Ian Kinsler had three hits and the Texas Rangers beat Toronto 4-1 tonight, handing the Blue Jays their fifth straight home defeat. Padilla allowed one run and seven hits with three walks and two strikeouts. Rangers outfielder David Murphy went 3-for-4 with three doubles.... More »

Big Whiffers Bargains For Fantasy Owners

Guys like Dunn, Howard will put up the points despite Ks

(Newser) - Sometimes a fantasy baseball owner must take the good with the bad, meaning you're going to have to live with a lot of strikeouts if you want the big power guys in your league. Take Philly's Ryan Howard: he's got 380 whiffs but 105 homers in the last two seasons,... More »

Rangers Rack Up Record 30 Runs

In a night of oddities, Texas posts 29 hits and 2 grand slams

(Newser) - The Rangers punished the Orioles 30-3 last night in MLB's first 30-run performance in 110 years, the AP reports. Though short of the big-league record for most runs in a game--Chicago routed Louisville 36-7 on Jun 28, 1897--Texas' mark is the best in American League history. The Rangers' 29 hits... More »

Sox Stun Yankees, Grab Gagne

Ace reliever overcomes Boston phobia for $2.1M signing bonus

(Newser) - The Yankees had hoped to nab ace reliever Eric Gagne from the Texas Rangers; instead, he signed with their AL-East rivals yesterday, breaking a no-trade clause with the division-dominating Red Sox. The Sox, who handed Gagne a $2.1M signing bonus, bought insurance for a bullpen which already includes All-Stars... More »

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