Category: Texas Rangers

Ron Washington Stands by Lance Berkman’s Comments Regarding Wrigley Field

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

Ron Washington was upset to see what happened at the Boston Marathon and can remember playing on Patriots' Day last year in Boston. The Texas Rangers visit Wrigley Field this week for the first time since 2002. Lance Berkman isn't a big fan of the Cubs' ballpark. His manager will stand ...

Ron Washington Doesn’t Feel Bad About the Way Monday’s Game Against Tampa Bay Ended

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Monday's game between the Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays ended with one of the worst called third strikes imaginable, sealing the game for the Rangers. Joe Nathan picked up his 300th career save as a result, and Rays manager Joe Maddon let anyone who would listen know how he ...

Ron Washington Won’t Dwell on Josh Hamilton Any Longer and Doesn’t Take it Personal that He Signed with the Angels

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

The Texas Rangers are looking past their late-season collapse last season and rightfully so. It's a new year in spring training of 2013. The talk of baseball continues to be Josh Hamilton leaving the Rangers, and it didn't help matters when Josh Hamilton claimed that the Dallas-Fort Worth area is ...

Lance Berkman was Considering Retirement Before Texas Called Him, Hopes Rangers Fans Forgive Him for Prior Comments

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Lance Berkman signed a one-year deal worth $10 million this past week to become the newest member of the Texas Rangers. Looking to fill the voids of Mike Napoli and Josh Hamilton, the Rangers want to have Berkman play in the DH role to keep him healthy. Berkman is grateful for ...

Josh Hamilton on His End of Season Struggle: “I quit chewing tobacco, plain and simple”.

Friday, December 21st, 2012

For the second straight year, the Los Angeles Angels acquired Major League Basbeall's biggest offseason prize. Last year it was Albert Pujols and this year it's Josh Hamilton. With their two moves in the last two years, Los Angeles now has two of the game's best hitters to try to ...

Rangers GM Jon Daniels Discusses Josh Hamilton’s Departure, Defends Lackluster Offseason

Monday, December 17th, 2012

The Texas Rangers, including general manager Jon Daniels, were blindsided last week when Josh Hamilton abruptly signed with the Los Angeles Angels. Daniels says he wasn't expecting a chance to match other offers, but was surprised by the timing. It hasn't been a very flashy offseason for the Rangers, who ...

Michael Young Says the Rangers Not Wanting Him Has Put a Fire in His Belly in Philadelphia

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

After 13 seasons in the majors with one team, the Texas Rangers, Michael Young will have to put on a new uniform for the first time in Spring Training. Young is now a member of the Philadelphia Phillies after he approved a trade to Philly last weekend. Even though Young ...

Ron Washington Vows That The Texas Rangers Will Be Back Again In 2013

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

A week ago the Texas Rangers were ousted from the AL West Division lead on the last day of the season and then were promptly sent out of the playoffs two days later by the Baltimore Orioles. Texas was in first place for all but three days of the season ...

Joe Girardi and Yankees Relish A Hard-Fought AL East Crown, Await Wild Card Opponent

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Last Sunday afternoon the New York Yankees were in Toronto and trailing the Blue Jays by four runs in the fifth inning. It was a big turning point for the Yankees season as the team was able to come back in the game and they never bat an eyelash this ...

Jon Daniels Explains How the Rangers Beat the Deadline Buzzer to Add Ryan Dempster

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Even though they still hold a slim lead in the American League West, the Texas Rangers have shown some weaknesses lately. Once the Los Angeles Angels made a blockbuster deal to acquire pitcher Zack Grienke, the pressure was turned up on the defending American League champions. On Tuesday afternoon, the ...