Latest Texas Rangers 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...

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,"...

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,...

LEADING OFF: NL Central down to last day, Maddon future?

Sep. 29, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: TO BE DETERMINED The NL Central race has come down to the final day of the regular season. The Cardinals lead the Brewers by a game after both clubs lost Saturday night. St. Louis fell under a barrage of homers by the Cubs, while Milwaukee closer Josh Hader...

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...

Pain in rear for Yankees' Paxton is minor nerve irritation

Sep. 28, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — James Paxton and the Yankees are confident the left-hander will be ready for the playoffs after an MRI showed only nerve irritation in his buttocks. Paxton said Saturday that he's "on some pills to help calm it down." The Yankees removed Paxton as a precaution after the first inning...

Paxton leaves early, Yankees hit 6 homers to top Texas 14-7

Sep. 28, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — While injuries have been a pain in the rear for the Yankees, they're hopeful a tight muscle in James Paxton's buttocks won't be an issue in the playoffs. The left-hander was removed from his final start before the postseason after one inning, overshadowing six home runs by New York...

Paxton leaves start early in latest injury setback for Yanks

Sep. 27, 2019 10:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — New York Yankees left-lander James Paxton was removed from Friday night's start against the Texas Rangers after one inning because of a tight muscle in his buttocks. Injuries have been an issue for the Yankees all season. Right-hander Luis Severino just returned after missing all...

Sánchez back in lineup for Yankees, Encarnación still out

Sep. 27, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — New York Yankees catcher Gary Sánchez was set to play at least part of the series opener in Texas after missing 10 games with left groin tightness, and the club has decided on a cautious approach with Edwin Encarnación's left oblique injury. Manager Aaron Boone said...

Mature Akins thrives in NFL after putting baseball aside

Sep. 27, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Second-year Houston Texans tight end Jordan Akins has a maturity and understanding of being a professional athlete superior to most people with his experience thanks to a career he completed before playing a snap of college football. Akins put his football dreams on hold to pursue a baseball...