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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...

Chicago pounds out 15 hits, beats Texas 8-2 for series split

Aug. 07, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Vaughn had a two-run home run among his three hits, Luis Robert hit a two-run double, and AJ Pollock had two doubles in a three-hit game as the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 on Sunday to split a four-game series. Leury Garcia had three...

Dunning blanks old team, García 5 RBIs as Texas routs ChiSox

Aug. 06, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dane Dunning allowed one hit in seven dominant innings against his former team for his first win since April, and Adolis García drove in five runs as the Texas Rangers shut out the Chicago White Sox 8-0 on Saturday night. Chicago's lone hit against Dunning...

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...

Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully

Aug. 03, 2022 09:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, who entertained and informed Dodgers fans in Brooklyn and Los Angeles for 67 years. Scully, the longest tenured broadcaster with a single team in pro sports history, died Tuesday night at 94. ___ ...

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...

Rangers RHP Gray out at least 4-6 weeks with oblique strain

Aug. 02, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers right-hander Jon Gray will miss at least four to six weeks after being placed on the injured list Tuesday with a left oblique strain. Team president Jon Daniels said Gray will not resume throwing for at least two to three weeks, then will need...

Orioles trade Mancini, then beat Texas 7-2 to match '21 wins

Aug. 02, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cedric Mullins homered leading off Baltimore's first game without Trey Mancini, Anthony Santander extended his hitting streak to 12 games with an RBI single and the Orioles matched their 2021 win total with a 7-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Monday night. ...