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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...

Heat of the moment: Rangers say adios to Globe Life Park

Sep. 29, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Elvis Andrus wasn't going to sit out the season finale of the long-eliminated Texas Rangers, not even on a scorching afternoon that illustrated why Globe Life Park is getting replaced after just 26 seasons. "I know it's super hot, but it's a lot of memories throughout the game,"...

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...

Rodriguez labors for 19th win as Red Sox beat Rangers 12-10

Sep. 25, 2019 1:27 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are still playing for something the final week of the season, even though last year's World Series champions are out of playoff contention. Eduardo Rodriguez can still be a 20-game winner after a laborious effort, and Rafael Devers is closing in on 200 hits....

Rangers play final homestand ahead of move to new stadium

Sep. 23, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Elvis Andrus has spent his entire career as a player in the Texas Rangers' ballpark, from his debut as a 20-year-old shortstop to consecutive World Series and now being the team's longest-tenured player. Hunter Pence grew up in Arlington dreaming of what it would be like to play...

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...

Fiers, A's rout Rangers 8-0, maintain 2-game wild card lead

Sep. 21, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers wants to show he can confidently take the ball in a wild-card game and pitch the Oakland Athletics into the AL Division Series. Fiers struck out five and didn't walk a batter over eight dominant innings to win for the first time in four starts. The Oakland Athletics beat...

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...

Odor HR pushes Texas past AL wild card-leading Rays 10-9

Sep. 12, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and the Texas Rangers beat Tampa Bay 10-9 on Wednesday night to end a six-game winning streak by the Rays, who have the AL's top wild-card spot. Tampa Bay (87-60) had four runners thrown out on the bases and saw its lead over Oakland for...