Santana keys 8th-inning rally, Rangers stun A’s 8-7
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Danny Santana packed a lot into his first major league game of the season despite entering in the eighth inning.
Santana had a two-run, pinch-hit triple and scored...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor has been put on the 10-day injured list with a sprained right knee.
Texas announced the move Saturday, a day after Odor was...
Beltre cheered in possible Texas finale, 6-1 win vs Mariners
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltre was given a standing ovation when he was removed from what could be his last home game for Texas, just before the Rangers rallied for four runs in the sixth inning to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-1 on Sunday.
Odor HR, Chirinos BB rally Rangers over Giants 7-6
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The potential final out bounced off Joe Panik's glove, and the San Francisco Giants couldn't recover after that.
Rougned Odor hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning, Robinson Chirinos drew a bases-loaded walk in the 10th and the Texas Rangers rallied from six runs down to beat San Francisco 7-6 on Friday night.
Odor HR sends Rangers past Angels 4-2 to cap soggy weekend
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor didn't let a little rain get in the way of his torrid August.
The Texas second baseman connected on a go-ahead, three-run homer with rain falling in the seventh inning, and the Rangers beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 on Sunday to wrap up a soggy weekend.
Rougned Odor drives in 3 for Rangers in 6-4 win over Angels
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor and the Texas Rangers quickly got after yet another new Angels pitcher.
Odor's two-run single capped a five-run outburst in the second inning off recently acquired Odrisamer Despaigne, the 14th starting pitcher used by Los Angeles this season, and the Rangers went on to a 6-4 win on Friday night.
Colon gets historic win as Rangers beat Mariners 11-4
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bartolo Colon became the top-winning pitcher born in Latin America, punctuating his 246th career victory with a nifty snag as the Texas Rangers roughed up Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners 11-4 on Tuesday night.
The 45-year-old Colon, from the Dominican Republic, made his sixth start since earning his 245th win on June 30 that matched the mark held by Dennis Martinez from Nicaragua.
Gallo, Odor HR in 3rd straight for Texas in win over O’s
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A trifecta for Joey Gallo and Rougned Odor backed an efficient seven innings by Mike Minor as the Texas Rangers won a close game after a pair of lopsided wins.
Gallo and Odor both homered for the third straight game, this time in a 3-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night after the Rangers had scored a combined 28 runs to win each of the first two games in the series by at least eight runs.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor keeps feeling better. Joey Gallo needed a break.
Odor hit his third career grand slam and Gallo and Robinson Chirinos had back-to-back homers in a seven-run fourth inning as the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 11-3 Friday night.
Odor has avoided saying he feels good throughout a hot streak since the All-Star break during which he has batted .404 (21 for 52) with six homers to raise his batting average 31 points to .270.
Rangers score 10 in first 2 innings, beat Orioles 17-8
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jurickson Profar helped the Texas Rangers get a big win in a matchup of retooling teams, and hand the struggling Baltimore Orioles another low this season.
Jurickson Profar hit a three-run home run and a run-scoring single as Texas scored 10 runs during the first two innings, Rougned Odor homered and walked a career-high five times, and the Rangers routed the Orioles 17-8 Thursday night.
Odor hits two home runs, Rangers beat Astros 7-3
HOUSTON (AP) — Rougned Odor seems to have found his swagger again for the Rangers just as the Astros placed Jose Altuve on the disabled list for the first time in his career.
Odor hit two home runs, including one inside-the-park, and went 5-for-5 as the Texas Rangers beat Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros 7-3 on Saturday.
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor thrived in oppressive conditions.
Odor drove in three runs, Ryan Rua hit a two-run homer and the Texas Rangers withstood the heat on a 108-degree afternoon to beat the Cleveland Indians 5-0 on Sunday, stopping a four-game losing streak.
The game time temperature was 102 degrees — 5 shy of the stadium record set Friday and matched Saturday — then rose in the afternoon sunshine.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has been scratched because of an infected tooth.
Baseball's active career hits leader was taken out of the lineup about an hour before the scheduled first pitch Wednesday night against the Houston Astros.
Jurickson Profar switched from second base to third base, and moved up a spot to bat fourth in place of Beltre. Rougned Odor, the regular second baseman who was going to get a night off, was inserted in the No. 5 spot in the order.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shin-Soo Choo said he cares much more about getting on base multiple times each game than circling the bases.
Then, he proceeded to do both.
Choo reached base for the 41st straight game with a first-inning walk, tying the major league high this season, and also hit one of Texas' five Texas home runs in the first three innings of the Rangers' 11-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
Royals lose ninth straight, fall to Rangers, 3-2
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Austin Bibens-Dirkx earned his first victory of the season, shutting down a struggling Kansas City Royals squad that's wondering when it will get its next win.
Bibens-Dirkx pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Rougned Odor homered and the Texas Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Texas Rangers sent rookie left-hander Yohander Mendez back to Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday for violating team rules.
Mendez was supposed to start Wednesday's series finale against Kansas City. But right-hander Austin Bibens-Dirkx will get the ball instead.
"It's not criminal, nothing involving MLB or the police," general manager Jon Daniels said. "There will be a program that we'll work with Yohander on."
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Father's Day was the crowning touch on rookie catcher Jose Trevino's wild week.
Trevino blooped a two-run single to left-center field, capping a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning that sent the Texas Rangers over the Colorado Rockies 13-12 on Sunday.
He has been a father for only a week, and a major leaguer for three days.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Rougned Odor keeps finding himself at the center of critical moments, and Los Angeles Angels fans keep finding him with their jeers.
It worked out a little better for the Texas Rangers' fiery second baseman Saturday night.
Odor beat a throw home by left fielder Justin Upton on Ronald Guzman's single in the 10th inning, lifting Texas over the Angels 3-2.
SEATTLE (AP) — Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor is fiery and energetic, much like the hard-throwing pitcher he was facing Tuesday night with the game on the line.
And for the second time in his career, Odor got the best of Seattle Mariners closer Edwin Diaz in the ninth inning.
Odor broke a tie with a three-run double and the Rangers beat Seattle 9-5 to end the Mariners' four-game winning streak.
Rangers activate Rougned Odor from 10-day DL
HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Rangers activated second baseman Rougned Odor from the 10-day disabled list Friday and he was in the starting lineup against the Houston Astros.
To make room on the active roster for Odor, the Rangers designated infielder/outfielder Renato Nunez for assignment.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jurickson Profar will get to play second base on a regular basis for the Texas Rangers in the next few weeks, and 44-year-old right-hander Bartolo Colon will get a chance to make some more starts.
The Rangers placed second baseman Rougned Odor and right-hander Doug Fister on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday, a day after both aggravated injuries in the series opener against the Los Angeles Angels.
Fister solid in final spring tuneup for Rangers vs Reds
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Doug Fister won't have to wait as long this season to make his first start. The right-hander feels he is in a good spot for his Texas Rangers debut in their second game.
Fister was solid in a brief tuneup for the regular season and the Rangers, back home in Texas two days after breaking camp in Arizona, beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 in an exhibition game Monday night.
After 3K, Beltre wants 2018 in Texas to another ring chance
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltre is signed through next season with Texas, and wants his 21st major league season to be with the Rangers.
The third baseman who joined the 3,000-hit club this season also wants another chance to win a World Series.
Gallo hits HRs 40, 41 to lift Rangers over A’s 8-4
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo wore a big grin as he rounded the bases during his 40th home run of the season.
Normally stoic after his homers, Gallo couldn't help himself.
"I didn't really care at the moment, I was like screw it," Gallo said. "It was a great moment for me. It was building up and everything."
One inning later, Gallo added No. 41 for good measure, helping the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 8-4 on Saturday night.
Odor hits 2 HRs as Rangers rally for 17-7 win over White Sox
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor and Mike Napoli drove in enough runs on their own to make up for the Texas Rangers' early deficit.
Odor homered twice, Napoli also went deep, and both had five RBIs, as the wild card-hopeful Rangers overwhelmed the Chicago White Sox 17-7 on Saturday night after trailing by five runs before even going to bat.
Delmonico’s inside-park HR lifts White Sox over Rangers 4-3
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nicky Delmonico already had one homer when his eighth-inning liner in a tie game eluded leaping Texas right fielder Nomar Mazara and bounced near the top of the wall.
The long carom finally stopped about 100 feet from the crumpled Mazara on the warning track, and the Chicago White Sox rookie whose career is off to a stirring start, was on his way.
Gallo HR, some small ball for Rangers in 6-2 win over Tigers
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit another impressive home run. The Texas Rangers played some small ball, too.
Rougned Odor had three hits and scored three times in a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night, including the go-ahead run after he reached on a bunt single and came home when Delino DeShields executed a safety squeeze bunt that he did on his own.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton never moved in right field when young Texas Rangers slugger Joey Gallo hit a towering blast.
Stanton, the Miami Marlins' own big hitter who shares the MLB lead with 32 homers, didn't even turn around to see the ball land in the second deck of seats behind him.
Odor homers twice, Rangers sweep Rays with 6-5 win
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Texas Rangers were floundering with a five-game losing streak when they arrived Friday in Florida.
The Rangers left the Sunshine State after a weekend stay surging.
Rougned Odor homered twice, including back-to-back drives with Carlos Gomez in the eighth inning, and the Rangers rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Sunday and complete a three-game sweep.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Cashner didn't have to dodge any broken bats, and finally gave up a hit only after an error kept an inning alive for Boston.
Cashner held the hot-hitting Red Sox hitless into the sixth, Rougned Odor hit an early two-run homer and the Texas Rangers ended the longest winning streak in the majors at six games with a rain-delayed 8-2 victory over Boston on Wednesday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Wins in the past two playoff matchups, a couple of victories in Toronto during a three-game set earlier this season and now a ninth-inning rally in Texas.
The Blue Jays are finding ways to beat the Rangers, even if Jose Bautista was roughed up a bit by Rougned Odor in that wild brawl a little more than a year ago.
Kendrys Morales hit a go-ahead single after a tying single by Josh Donaldson in the ninth, and Toronto beat rival Texas 7-6 on Monday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers' biggest scoring surge of the season has the two-time AL West champions back over .500 for the first time since May 24.
Mike Napoli hit two home runs, connecting along with Rougned Odor and Shin-Soo Choo in the sixth inning to power the Rangers past the Seattle Mariners 10-4 on Saturday.
Following Friday night's 10-4 win in the series opener, the Rangers have their first back-to-back double-digit scoring games of the season.
Game 69: The Seattle Mariners (33-35) take on the Texas Rangers (32-33) in the opener of a three-game weekend series at 5:05 pm at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.
The M’s dropped the last of a four-game set with the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Thursday, with Ariel Miranda tossing a rare clunker. Still, Seattle has won 12 of its last 18 games.
Odor’s 2 homers lift Rangers over Astros 4-2
HOUSTON (AP) — Rougned Odor is finally starting to heat up, and it's helping the Texas Rangers do the same.
Odor hit a solo homer in the seventh inning and his tiebreaking two-run shot in the eighth lifted the Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night, their fifth straight win.
Darvish, Mazara lead Rangers over Astros 6-1
HOUSTON (AP) — Yu Darvish pitched seven solid innings and Nomar Mazara hit a three-run homer to give the Texas Rangers a 6-1 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
Darvish (6-4) allowed one hit and one run with three walks. He induced a season-best 12 groundball outs.
The Rangers went up 2-0 on back-to-back triples by Rougned Odor and Joey Gallo in the third inning.