Latest Lance Lynn News

Rangers working to lay foundation for success in new park

Sep. 30, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Elvis Andrus and the Texas Rangers have left the building, the ballpark the team called home for 26 seasons. While their new stadium with a retractable roof is still being built across the street, the Rangers wrapped up their first season with manager Chris Woodward confident that a...

Rangers close out ballpark 6-1 over AL East champ Yankees

Sep. 29, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lance Lynn took the mound treating the finale at the Texas Rangers' ballpark like a playoff game. The AL East champion New York Yankees are actually headed to the postseason after their most wins since the 2009 team that went on to the World Series title. Lynn struck out 10,...

Severino erratic for Yankees in 9-4 loss to Rangers

Sep. 29, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Luis Severino was a bit erratic but got through some adversity in his third start of the season for the New York Yankees. The next time he is on the mound for the AL East champions will be in the playoffs. "All in all, enough of a buildup as we head into the playoffs," manager Aaron...

Minor gets 200 Ks as Rangers beat Red Sox 7-5 to avoid sweep

Sep. 26, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Minor finally got the 200th strikeout he wanted so badly, on a borderline pitch right after the Texas Rangers purposely let a foul pop drop in the ninth inning. "It's just an accomplishment that I was looking at this past offseason of wanting to improve on this year," Minor...

Rangers hit 5 HRs to halt A's surge in 8-3 win

Sep. 22, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics didn't seem too concerned after a lopsided defeat to the Texas Rangers prevented them from adding to their lead in the AL wild-card race. Tampa Bay's loss to Boston earlier in the day gave the A's a little more margin for error and made it a lot easier for...

Semien reaches base 6 times, A's roll past Rangers 12-3

Sep. 22, 2019 1:09 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Semien is going to need a little bit of luck to become the first Athletics player in more than 15 years to get 200 hits. Getting into the AL MVP discussion might be a little easier for the Oakland shortstop. Semien hit his 32nd home run and reached base six times, and the A's...

Verlander wins 19th as Astros beat Rangers 4-1

Sep. 18, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander is approaching some important personal milestones. Houston's ace is far more concerned with the goals his team is on the cusp of achieving. Verlander picked up his major league-leading 19th win and Yuli Gurriel, Alex Bregman and Yordan Alvarez all homered to help the Astros...

Reddick has 5 hits, Miley wins 14th as Astros sweep KC

Sep. 15, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — This time, Wade Miley stared down first-inning adversity. Miley bounced back from two disastrous starts with six strong innings and Josh Reddick's career-best five hits included a two-run homer Sunday as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 12-3, completing a three-game...

Manaea throws 6 scoreless, A's beat Rangers 6-1 for sweep

Sep. 15, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Athletics are returning home with a 1 1/2-game lead in the AL wild card race and plenty of confidence after a 6-1 trip. Sean Manaea limited Texas to three singles over six scoreless innings, Matt Chapman and Marcus Semien homered to help break the franchise record for home runs...

AL wildcard leader Tampa Bay wins 5-3 in 11 over Rangers

Sep. 11, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Austin Meadows tied the game with a two-run homer in the eighth, and the Tampa Bay Rays scored twice in the 11th after two Texas errors on the same play in a 5-3 win Tuesday night that stretched their winning streak to six games. The Rays (87-59) won for the 11th time in 12 games to...