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Verlander, Altuve lead Astros to 12-4 win over Rangers

Jul. 14, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Verlander shook off a shaky first inning with the help of his rookie shortstop. The result was a four-game series split for the Houston Astros against the Texas Rangers that felt like much more. The eight-time All-Star followed a two-run first inning with five no-hit innings...

Angels-Rangers DH set for makeup of game when Skaggs died

Jul. 14, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels will play a day-night doubleheader in their return to Texas next month to make up the game that was postponed after the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs. The Rangers announced Sunday that the makeup game will be a day game Aug. 20. That will be before the...

Astros with 2 in 11th beat Texas 7-6, avoid 3rd loss in row

Jul. 14, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — While Jose Altuve had the tiebreaking two-out double in the 11th inning, he gave most of the credit to George Springer for putting the Houston Astros ahead for good. Springer scored from first base and Altuve then came home on a single by Myles Straw as the AL West-leading Astros...

Rangers rally from 4 down to beat Astros 9-8 on Santana hit

Jul. 13, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Danny Santana had already hit one of the five home runs by the Texas Rangers. With a chance to win the game with two outs in the ninth inning, he lined a ball up the middle and then saw Houston center fielder George Springer on a full sprint toward the ball. "When I saw Springer...

Brewers sign RHP Shelby Miller to minor league deal

Jul. 12, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have added to their pitching depth, signing veteran right-hander Shelby Miller to a minor league contract Friday. The 28-year-old Miller signed a one-year, $2 million deal with Rangers last winter. He was released on July 4 after going 1-3 with an 8.59 ERA in 19...

Lynn gets MLB-best 12th win as Rangers beat Astros 5-0

Jul. 12, 2019 12:46 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lance Lynn had more strikes thrown than words used postgame to describe his major league-best 12th victory, one that got the Texas Rangers off to the kind of start their manager had hoped for coming out of the All-Star break. The short answers have become as common for the big...

The Latest: AL racks up Ks, tops NL 4-3 for 7th straight win

Jul. 9, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 11:04 p.m. Justin Verlander blazed 97 mph heat from the start, Cleveland's Shane Bieber struck out the side and the AL staff combined to fan 16, dominating a loaded NL lineup 4-3 in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night for its seventh...

Odor's homer sends Rangers past Twins 4-1 in 11 innings

Jul. 7, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Texas Rangers were going to count on their bullpen Sunday after deciding to give All-Star pitcher Mike Minor extra rest heading into the break. The relievers handled the job, even with added duty tacked on in the form of extra innings. Rougned Odor's three-run homer in the 11th...

Pineda looks good again, Twins beat Rangers 7-4

Jul. 6, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Patience with Michael Pineda during a lengthy rehab is paying off for the Minnesota Twins. Pineda struck out a season-high nine over six efficient innings, Jason Castro had two hits and three RBIs, and Minnesota beat the Texas Rangers 7-4 on Saturday. Pineda (6-4) gave up five hits and a...

Rangers' All-Star Mike Minor will skip Sunday start for rest

Jul. 6, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Texas Rangers' All-Star Mike Minor will skip his final start Sunday against Minnesota ahead of the break. Minor, a first-time All-Star, already had been replaced on the American League roster by Cleveland's Shane Bieber because Minor was slated to start Sunday. Minor will attend the...