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Davis hits 2 HRs, A's top Rangers 14-9, keep wild-card lead

Sep. 14, 2019 1:22 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Khris Davis will probably miss the hitter-friendly home of the Texas Rangers more than most. The Oakland slugger might not quite be finished at Globe Life Park. Davis homered twice, Ramon Laureano connected on the game's fourth three-run shot to break a tie in the sixth inning and...

Yanks' streak without shutout ended at 220 by Minor, Rangers

Sep. 2, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — During the month leading up to the July 31 trade deadline, Mike Minor heard often he might wind up pitching in the Bronx. Whatever the Yankees had in mind, this certainly wasn't it. Minor and two relievers became the first pitchers in 221 tries to shut out New York's vaunted lineup, helping...

Cease, Moncada lead White Sox past Rangers 8-3

Aug. 24, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dylan Cease said he had "A-plus" stuff. After a rough first inning, the rookie right-hander got a grip on his game. Cease settled down after a tough start, Yoán Moncada hit a two-run homer for the second straight night and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 8-3 on Friday. The...

Rookies push Rangers to 3-2 win for split of DH with Angels

Aug. 21, 2019 12:57 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Youth won out for the Texas Rangers at the end of a long day to get a doubleheader split against the Los Angeles Angels. Nick Solak hit his first career homer in the nightcap, after making his big league debut in the opener, and then had the hard shot that was misplayed by first...

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...

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....

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...

Minor strikes out 7 in 7 innings, Rangers beat Indians 1-0

Aug. 5, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — All-Star Mike Minor and the Texas Rangers finally exhaled after the trade deadline. They haven't lost since catching their breath. Minor struck out seven over seven innings — allowing one runner to reach third base — and combined with Jesse Chavez and Jose Leclerc to shut...

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...