Latest Marcus Semien News

Julio Rodriguez returns to lineup, Mariners beat Rangers

Aug. 13, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Star rookie Julio Rodriguez got two hits in his return to the Seattle lineup and the Mariners took over the first wild-card position in the American League by beating the Texas Rangers 6-2 on Friday night. The 21-year-old Rodriguez, who put on an impressive...

Valdez throws 7 scoreless, AL-best Astros beat Rangers 7-3

Aug. 11, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After moving one-half game ahead of the slumping New York Yankees for the AL's best record with a win over the Texas Rangers, the Houston Astros were already looking ahead to their next challenge. They are determined to play better against the visiting Athletics this...

Taveras career-high 5 RBIs, Rangers beat Astros 8-4 in 10

Aug. 11, 2022 00:48 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Leody Taveras drove in a career-high five runs, including a bases-clearing double as part of a five-run 10th inning as the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 8-4 on Wednesday night. Marcus Semien hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly off Phil Maton (0-2) to put Texas...

Diaz hits slam, Astros tag Pérez, rally past Rangers 7-5

Aug. 09, 2022 23:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Aledmys Díaz hit a grand slam as the Houston Astros roughed up Martín Pérez and rallied past the Texas Rangers 7-5 Tuesday night. Pérez (9-3) tied a season high by allowing seven runs in five-plus innings to snap a nine-game winning streak, the longest active...

Rangers expect to win in '23, also expected to be better now

Aug. 08, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers expect to win in 2023, which has long been part of their plan. There was also an expectation to be better this season. “We've said pretty clearly we expect to take a step forward this year,” team president Jon Daniels said. “We had...

Cease pitches 6 strong innings, White Sox beat Rangers 2-1

Aug. 06, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dylan Cease pitched six strong innings following a relatively rough start, Eloy Jimenez hit a tiebreaking solo home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Friday night. The first start in August for Cease (12-4) resembled those of the...

Rangers win 3-2 over WSox in debuts of 2 former 1st-rounders

Aug. 05, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Meibrys Viloria had a tiebreaking pinch-hit single in the seventh inning and Texas beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 on Thursday night, when the Rangers became the first team since 1986 to have two of its first-round picks make their big league debuts as starters in the same...

Orioles win 6-3 for 1st-ever season series sweep of Rangers

Aug. 03, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles are still winning games after trading slugger Trey Mancini and closer Jorge López, and still hope to have plenty to play for this season. “I think our guys did a great job of of understanding what’s still ahead of us," manager...

Mateo's 2 homers, 5 RBIs power Orioles past Rangers 8-2

Aug. 03, 2022 00:57 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jorge Mateo homered twice and drove in five runs to help the Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 on Tuesday night. Batting at the bottom of the lineup, Mateo set his single-game highs for home runs and RBIs. He has 10 homers and 32 RBIs this...

Trade deadline preview: Juan Soto sweepstakes down to wire

Jul. 31, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

When Juan Soto turned down a $440 million, 15-year deal to stay with the Washington Nationals, it ensured Tuesday's 6 p.m. EDT trade deadline would have a little juice. That wasn’t a certainty when Major League Baseball and the players’ union agreed to an expanded postseason...