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Rookie Allard dominant as Rangers beat White Sox 4-0

Aug. 24, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Texas Rangers asked Kolby Allard to throw his curveball more. The rookie accepted the challenge and flourished. Allard pitched into the seventh inning, and Texas used homers by Willie Calhoun and Danny Santana to beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Saturday night. Allard (2-0) allowed six...

Pence 3 RBIs for Texas, another last-AB win against Angels

Aug. 22, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The old guys for the Texas Rangers got the big hits late for another win in their last at-bat. Another hard-throwing rookie reliever got his first big league victory. Hunter Pence drove in three runs, including a game-ending single in the ninth to score Elvis Andrus for an 8-7...

Angels back in Texas after Skaggs' death, Rangers rally, 8-7

Aug. 20, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Heaney struggled to describe his emotions with the Los Angeles Angels back in Texas for the first time since pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room before the start of a series against the Rangers last month. Standing next to the No. 45 jersey hanging from the...

Twins slug 3 HRs in 13-6 win at Texas, keep AL Central lead

Aug. 16, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eddie Rosario and the Minnesota Twins keep hitting home runs, and maintaining the slimmest possible lead in the AL Central. Rosario matched his career high with his 27th homer, and like Miguel Sanó went deep for the second game in a row, as the Twins beat the Texas Rangers 13-6...

Blue Jays hit 3 solo HRs, blank slumping Rangers 3-0

Aug. 13, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Manager Chris Woodward expects more from the Texas Rangers offense. He hasn't seen much in two tough losses to Toronto. Five Blue Jays pitchers combined on a five-hitter, Teoscar Hernandez and Billy McKinney hit back-to-back home runs, and Toronto beat slumping Texas 3-0 on Tuesday night....

Houser posts 10 Ks, Brewers top Rangers 3-2 for 5th straight

Aug. 10, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Adrian Houser might just take the woozy feelings he had on the mound Saturday night if he has the same success. Houser struck out a career-high 10 and rookie Keston Hiura hit his 14th home run as the Brewers beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 and extended their winning...

Thames hits game-ending homer as Brewers beat Rangers 6-5

Aug. 10, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames wanted to avoid extra innings. One swing later, it was over. Thames hit a game-ending homer to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to a 6-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night after Josh Hader blew a save opportunity for the fourth time this season. "We're just happy to not...

Rangers reliever Leclerc throws ball onto roof, tops Tigers

Aug. 3, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — After throwing 24 pitches in a messy ninth inning, Texas Rangers reliever José Leclerc made his most notable toss. Leclerc held for a save, then fired the ball onto the right field roof at Globe Life Park as the Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Friday night. Leclerc...

Minor stays with Rangers and stops Mariners' win streak, 9-7

Aug. 1, 2019 1:30 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Minor was tired of talking about all the speculation over the last few weeks that he was going to be traded by the Rangers. With that distraction over and the All-Star lefty still in Texas, he can focus on fixing some mechanical issues. Minor won for the first time in more than...

Skidding Rangers can't solve Gonzales as Mariners roll, 7-3

Jul. 23, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Marco Gonzales gave up a run in the first inning in part due to a fan. He gave up four singles in five batters to open the second and was immediately in a bases-loaded jam. "For me, I'd rather have that early in the game than late when you're fatigued," Gonzales said. "Guys on base, those...