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Arizona Diamondbacks' Wyatt Mathisen celebrates his two run home run as Texas Rangers catcher Sam Huff looks away during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Rookie Mathisen hits 2 HRs, D-backs beat Rangers 7-3

Sep. 23, 2020 10:00 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Rookie Wyatt Mathisen hit his first two career homers, fellow rookie Daulton Varsho knocked in the go-ahead run with a triple, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 7-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. The Diamondbacks trailed 3-1 going into the sixth but rallied for a...

Houston Astros' Alex Bregman watches his two-run single against the Texas Rangers during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Springer and Maldonado homer, Astros beat Rangers 4-1

Sep. 15, 2020 11:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer and Martín Maldonado homered, Alex Bregman hit a go-ahead two-run single in the seventh inning and the Houston Astros got a needed 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. The Astros, who are two games ahead of Seattle for second place in the AL West with the...

Texas Rangers relief pitcher Wes Benjamin (75) works the third inning against the Oakland Athletics in a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Semien 4 RBIs as A's win nightcap 10-1 for DH split in Texas

Sep. 12, 2020 11:42 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Right after the Oakland Athletics bounced back in a big way, the AL West leaders got yet another bit of bad news. Marcus Semien drove in four runs, Chris Bassitt struck out eight over six innings and the A's beat the Texas Rangers 10-1 on Saturday night to get a split in their...

Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus runs the bases after hitting a home run against the Houston Astros during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Rangers score 2 runs in 10th to down Astros 6-5

Sep. 2, 2020 12:32 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas manager Chris Woodward was thrilled to get a win in Houston over the Astros on Tuesday night, even if it was a bit unconventional, after losing all nine games at Minute Maid Park in his first season in charge of the Rangers. Elvis Andrus hit a tying solo homer in the ninth inning and...

Oakland Athletics' Mike Fiers pauses on the mound as he works against the Texas Rangers during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday Aug. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

AL-best A's win 3-1 in another victory by Fiers over Rangers

Aug. 27, 2020 12:21 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have never lost a game started by Mike Fiers against the Texas Rangers. Fiers allowed only an unearned run over six innings in a 3-1 win on Wednesday night, when the A's opted to play after three other Major League Baseball games were postponed when those teams...

Texas Rangers Derek Dietrich connects for a double as Seattle Mariners catcher Austin Nola looks on in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dietrich debuts as Rangers rally in 8th for 7-4 win over M's

Aug. 13, 2020 1:40 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Dietrich talked a few hours before his Texas Rangers debut about just wanting to make some kind of impact for his new team. The veteran infielder certainly did in a big comeback against the Seattle Mariners. Dietrich reached base all four times, had a big stolen base and...

Texas Rangers' Nick Solak follows thru on a two-run single in the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

Solak gets 3 singles, 3 RBIs as Rangers beat Mariners 4-2

Aug. 12, 2020 12:51 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nick Solak singled three times and drove in three runs, leading the Texas Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Solak had a two-run single in the first and an RBI hit in third, when Willie Calhoun added another run-scoring single. Calhoun's hit scored...

Seattle Mariners' Dylan Moore follows watches his solo home run during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Seager's slam one of 3 Seattle homers in 10-2 win at Texas

Aug. 11, 2020 1:28 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Seager hit a grand slam, Kyle Lewis and Dylan Moore also homered and the Seattle Mariners won 10-2 Monday night in their first game at the new Texas ballpark, snapping the Rangers' three-game winning streak. Lewis put the Mariners up 4-2 with his fourth homer, a three-run shot...

Los Angeles Angels right fielder Jo Adell puts his hands on his head after a fly ball by Texas Rangers' Nick Solak popped out of his glove and over the right field wall for a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

4-base error on ball over fence helps Rangers top Angels 7-3

Aug. 9, 2020 8:20 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Los Angeles Angels right fielder Jo Adell went back on a deep fly ball in the fifth inning Sunday. Looked like a fairly routine play — until it turned into anything but that. Adell was charged with a rare four-base error when the ball popped out of the rookie’s glove...

Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich tosses his bat as he walks back to the dugout after striking out looking against Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Robbie Erlin during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

LEADING OFF: Yelich, Springer slumping, Blue Jays wandering

Jul. 31, 2020 2:35 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: SLOW STARTS Two-time defending NL batting champion Christian Yelich has a long way to go if he wants a three-peat. The Milwaukee star is 1 for 27 to start the season, an .037 average that’s worst among qualified hitters. Yelich also has struck out...