Latest Bruce Bochy News

Max Scherzer throws 5 scoreless innings in 3-time Cy Young winner's season debut for the Rangers

Jun. 23, 2024 18:12 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Max Scherzer couldn't wait to finally get back on the mound for the Texas Rangers. The three-time Cy Young Award winner also knew when he had done enough in his season debut. Scherzer retired the first 13 batters he faced, and 15 of 16 overall, over five...

Gray pitches 2-hit ball over 5 innings and Langford hits grand slam to lift Rangers over Royals 6-0

Jun. 22, 2024 19:47 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jon Gray allowed two hits over five innings to rebound from his worst major league start and Wyatt Langford hit an eighth-inning grand slam that led the Texas Rangers over the Kansas City Royals 6-0 on Saturday. Gray (3-3) gave up back-to-back third-inning...

Semien's 3-run double caps 5-run sixth inning as Rangers beat Royals 6-2

Jun. 21, 2024 23:36 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a three-run double to cap Texas’ five-run sixth inning, Wyatt Langford had two run-scoring hits and the Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Friday night. Nathan Eovaldi (4-3) allowed two runs and four hits and with one walk while...

Reigning champion Rangers struggle to score and win with Adolis García in an extended slump

Jun. 20, 2024 15:44 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — With slugger Adolis García in an extended slump, the Texas Rangers are struggling to score runs and win games. “We've got to get him going, a big part of this club,” manager Bruce Bochy said. “We're having trouble scoring runs, and he's the reason we...

Leody Taveras hits go-ahead HR for Rangers in 5-3 win over Mets, who had won 7 in a row

Jun. 19, 2024 23:54 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers manager Bruce Bochy told Leody Taveras to be ready even though the slumping center fielder wasn't in the starting lineup. Taveras entered the game on defense in the seventh and then hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the bottom of the inning...

Reaction to the death of Willie Mays, 'the godfather of center fielders'

Jun. 18, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

Reaction from the sports world and beyond to the death of baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays. He died Tuesday at age 93, Mays family and the San Francisco Giants jointly announced. Mays’ electrifying combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball’s greatest and most...

Mets get 22 hits and their 6th win in a row, 14-2 over reigning World Series champ Rangers

Jun. 18, 2024 00:22 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — DJ Stewart hit a three-run homer and Brandon Nimmo also went deep around a bunch of singles as the New York Mets extended their winning streak to six games with a 14-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday night. The Mets' 22 hits, five for extra bases,...

Rangers' deGrom on mound for first time since surgery and Scherzer close to Texas season debut

Jun. 17, 2024 19:23 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom threw off a mound Monday for the first time since reconstructive right elbow surgery just over a year ago, while the next start for Max Scherzer could be his season debut for the Texas Rangers. DeGrom threw 15...

J-Rod goes deep to help Mariners win for 6th time in 7 games, 7-5 over Rangers

Jun. 15, 2024 22:12 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Julio Rodríguez hit a two-run homer, his second in three games, George Kirby allowed an unearned run over six innings and the Seattle Mariners held off the Texas Rangers 7-5 on Saturday. Seattle won for the sixth time in seven games and won its ninth consecutive...

Max Scherzer throws 4 2/3 innings in rehab start and rejoining Rangers could be next step

Jun. 15, 2024 22:56 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Max Scherzer threw 4 2/3 innings in a rehab start for Triple-A Round Rock on Saturday night in what could be the final step before rejoining the Texas Rangers rotation. Texas manager Bruce Bochy said before Saturday's game in Seattle that if all went well in the...