Latest Lance Lynn News

Cron's HR caps 6-run first as Twins beat Rangers 12-7

Aug. 18, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tyler Duffey's season win total increased before the game while he was sitting in the clubhouse and again Saturday night after he was back out on the mound for the Minnesota Twins. Duffey got the decision in the Twins' latest win by retiring the last two batters of the fifth inning...

Yanks top O's 8-3, run win streak over Baltimore to 15 games

Aug. 13, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Domingo Germán pitched seven strong innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors and the New York Yankees beat Baltimore 8-3 on Tuesday night, running their winning streak over the Orioles to 15 games. Germán allowed two runs, five hits, struck out seven, walked one...

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....

Drury hits first career grand slam, Jays rout Rangers 19-4

Aug. 12, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Held off the scoreboard Sunday in a 1-0 loss to the Yankees, the Toronto Blue Jays bounced back with their biggest offensive outburst of the season. Brandon Drury hit his first career grand slam, Justin Smoak had a two-run homer among his three extra-base hits, and the Blue Jays routed the...

Indians sweep Rangers in doubleheader, gear up for Twins

Aug. 7, 2019 9:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — For two months, they've chiseled, chipped and whittled away at Minnesota's large lead. The Indians are in position to erase it completely. José Ramírez homered in both games, Cleveland's bullpen combined on a four-hitter in the second game and the Indians swept a doubleheader...

Rangers-Indians game postponed by rain

Aug. 6, 2019 8:26 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yasiel Puig has made a quick impact with the Cleveland Indians since being acquired at last week's trade deadline. Manager Terry Francona believes it's only a matter of time until Franmil Reyes does the same. Reyes, picked up at the deadline from San Diego, is batting .105 with one RBI and...

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...

Six-pack for M's: Seattle wins 6th in row, 8-5 at Texas

Jul. 31, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Seager is starting to look like his old self at the plate for the Seattle Mariners. He always seems to hit well against Texas. Seager had a solo homer, a tiebreaking two-run triple and drove in four runs as the Mariners won their sixth game in a row, 8-5 over the Rangers on...

Lynn throws 6 strong innings, Rangers top A's 5-2

Jul. 27, 2019 2:57 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lance Lynn punctuated a strong performance with a loud growl. Lynn struck out eight in six innings and Willie Calhoun homered in his return to the majors, helping the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2 on Friday night. Lynn (13-6) allowed two runs, one earned, and four hits...