Latest Chris Woodward News

García, Calhoun each hit 2 homers, Rangers beat Red Sox 7-1

May. 15, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adolis García and Kole Calhoun each hit two home runs, Martin Perez pitched six strong innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-1 on Sunday. Texas trailed 1-0 and didn't have a hit until Calhoun led off the bottom of the fifth with an...

Red Sox get 1st series victory in month, win 11-3 at Texas

May. 14, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Alex Cora has never wavered on knowing that the Boston Red Sox are a good team, despite their early struggles and being at the bottom of the AL East standings. “Nothing has changed," Cora said. “Just we got off to a bad start, and we know where we’re...

Pivetta ends streak, Martinez extends his in Red Sox victory

May. 13, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nick Pivetta allowed a run and three hits in a season-long seven innings to win for the first time since August and the Boston Red Sox had a four-run sixth inning to beat the Texas Rangers 7-1 on Friday night. J.D. Martinez began Boston’s big inning by...

Hearn pitches 1-hit ball for 5 innings, Texas beats Royals

May. 13, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Taylor Hearn allowed only one hit in five scoreless innings, Brad Miller homered and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Thursday night. The Royals’ first hit literally was off Hearn. Michael A. Taylor sent a liner up the middle off...

Witt-Whit show leads Royals past Rangers 8-2 to end skid

May. 12, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Local high school star Bobby Witt Jr. hit a two-run double and had his first three-RBI game in the majors, Whit Merrifield homered for the first time since last August and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 on Wednesday night to snap a three-game losing...

Seager homers twice for Rangers in 6-4 victory over Royals

May. 11, 2022 00:25 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager was hitting home runs in Globe Life Field before he called the park home. The shortstop now has his first multihomer game with the Texas Rangers. Seager snapped an 0-for-16 slump with solo homers in each of his first two at-bats, Martin Perez...

Cortes takes no-hit bid into 8th, Yanks beat Rangers 1-0

May. 09, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nestor Cortes may be the least-heralded top starting pitcher in the major leagues. The New York Yankees left-hander was five outs from a no-hitter when he threw his 103rd pitch, and No. 9 hitter Eli White looped a single into short center field. The 27-year-old...

Woodward regrets saying Yankees have 'Little League' park

May. 09, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after calling Yankee Stadium a “Little League ballpark” following Gleyber Torres' game-winning home run over the right field short porch, Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward said he regretted his postgame remarks. “Probably bad words on my part,” he...

Miller homers vs King, Rangers top Yanks 4-2 to split DH

May. 08, 2022 21:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Miller snapped Michael King’s impressive scoreless streak with a pinch-hit, two-run homer in the seventh inning that lifted the Texas Rangers over the New York Yankees 4-2 Sunday to salvage a doubleheader split. The Yankees took the opener 2-1 on Gleyber...

Miller's 2-run single in 10th leads Rangers past Phillies

May. 04, 2022 22:44 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brad Miller hit a two-run single in the 10th inning to give the Texas Rangers a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night. Marcus Semien doubled and had two hits for the Rangers, who have won a season-high four in a row after sweeping the...