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Solak, Rangers help knock Rays from AL wild-card lead, 6-4

Sep. 13, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nick Solak isn't getting to enjoy a playoff race in Texas after making his major league debut with the Rangers following a trade when he was a prospect for AL wild-card contender Tampa Bay. The rookie is having fun anyway, at the expense of his former organization. Solak homered off...

Rangers beat Orioles 10-4 to complete 4-game sweep

Sep. 8, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Texas Rangers appear to have their offense operating at full efficiency again, just in time for a closing three-week stretch against some of the best teams in the American League. Rookie Nick Solak had three hits and four RBIs, Ronald Guzmán and Rougned Odor homered and the...

Revived Judge hits 20th homer as Yanks beat Rangers 4-1

Sep. 4, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's bat has gotten loud again. His power ebbed for much of a season interrupted by a strained oblique, Judge has resumed his familiar role as a force in the Yankees' batting order. His go-ahead, two-run homer in the third inning started New York to a 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers...

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...

Mariners score twice in ninth inning, beat Rangers 5-3

Aug. 30, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Seattle Mariners typically look to the long ball. On Thursday night against Texas, it was small ball that delivered big results. Austin Nola hit a sacrifice fly that scored Dee Gordon with the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning and Omar Narváez added an...

Calhoun, Trout lead Halos past Rangers 5-2, snap 5-game skid

Aug. 28, 2019 1:54 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels haven't been eight games below .500 since 2016. After five consecutive road losses heading into this homestand, they certainly appeared to be headed to that dismal depth while Texas' Mike Minor dazzled them for six scoreless innings. Kole Calhoun and Brian...

López throws 5 no-hit innings, ChiSox top Rangers 2-0

Aug. 25, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Reynaldo López shut down the Texas Rangers before a stomach bug got the better of the White Sox right-hander and shortened a sensational afternoon. López pitched five no-hit innings before leaving with dehydration and flu-like symptoms, and the Chicago went on to beat Texas 2-0 on...

Rookie Allard dominant as Rangers beat White Sox 4-0

Aug. 24, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Texas Rangers asked Kolby Allard to throw his curveball more. The rookie accepted the challenge and flourished. Allard pitched into the seventh inning, and Texas used homers by Willie Calhoun and Danny Santana to beat the Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Saturday night. Allard (2-0) allowed six...

Pence 3 RBIs for Texas, another last-AB win against Angels

Aug. 22, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The old guys for the Texas Rangers got the big hits late for another win in their last at-bat. Another hard-throwing rookie reliever got his first big league victory. Hunter Pence drove in three runs, including a game-ending single in the ninth to score Elvis Andrus for an 8-7...

Angels back in Texas after Skaggs' death, Rangers rally, 8-7

Aug. 20, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Heaney struggled to describe his emotions with the Los Angeles Angels back in Texas for the first time since pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found dead in his hotel room before the start of a series against the Rangers last month. Standing next to the No. 45 jersey hanging from the...