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Wed, 27 May 2015 16:47:14 EDT
Smolinski optioned to Triple-A; Edwards recalled
The Rangers made a roster move shortly before Wednesday afternoon's game in Cleveland, optioning outfielder Jake Smolinski to Triple-A Round Rock and recalling right-handed pitcher Jon Edwards.
Wed, 27 May 2015 12:25:57 EDT
Fielder back swinging hot bat
Being away from baseball was something Prince Fielder wasn't used to. So perhaps it's no surprise that we're seeing him be the most aggressive hitter he's ever been. Fielder, who leads the Major League in batting average -- and the American League by more than 20 points -- has cut his walk rate by more than half. He's swinging more than he ever has, often early in counts.
Wed, 27 May 2015 15:16:57 EDT
Rangers' streak snapped at seven
The Indians concluded a six-game homestand in overwhelming fashion on Wednesday afternoon. Cleveland used an eight-run third inning to power its way to a 12-3 rout of the Rangers, snapping Texas' seven-game winning streak in the process.
Wed, 27 May 2015 10:00:06 EDT
MLB.TV unveils new Web-based media player
Major League Baseball Advanced Media is introducing its new Web-based media player (version 5.0), for those who currently subscribe or those who sign up now for MLB.TV Premium ($114.99 a year or $24.99 a month) or regular MLB.TV ($94.99/$19.99). You'll notice the difference right away as the HD media player has an in-page layout, so it all happens in your browser with no need for an additional download.
Wed, 27 May 2015 01:24:23 EDT
Back at .500, streaking Rangers not satisfied
For the second time in as many nights, the Rangers erased a late-inning deficit to secure a victory, 4-3 on Tuesday night in Cleveland. For the seventh game in a row, the Rangers have found themselves in the win column. And for the first time since the sixth game of the season, the Rangers are a .500 ballclub.
Tue, 26 May 2015 21:10:58 EDT
Beltre, Fielder need All-Star ballot support
The first update to the fan voting for the 86th annual All-Star Game has been announced, and the third-place Rangers have just one representative: third baseman Adrian Beltre.
Wed, 27 May 2015 00:32:21 EDT
Rangers outmuscle Tribe to win 7th straight
Mitch Moreland launched a go-ahead home run off Indians lefty Nick Hagadone in the eighth inning, helping power Texas to a 4-3 victory over Cleveland on Tuesday night. The win marked the seventh in a row for the surging Rangers.
Tue, 26 May 2015 12:16:36 EDT
Gallo among top Minors' performers Monday
Rangers No. 1 prospect Joey Gallo has been crushing the ball for the RoughRiders recently. He has eight homers and 25 RBIs in 29 games this season.
Mon, 25 May 2015 22:10:00 EDT
Texas 'pen answers call, holds Tribe in check
When rookie starting pitcher Phil Klein was bounced in the third inning of Monday's eventual 10-8 Texas win after allowing seven runs, he handed the ball off to lefty Alex Claudio. Claudio and three other relievers slow the Indians down.
Mon, 25 May 2015 21:23:21 EDT
Hamilton's return marks new chapter
Memorial Day marked Josh Hamilton's proper return to the Rangers and to the game it has so often seemed he was born to play. This is a game that has sustained him, and this is a team that has, in the past, given him the proper support system.
Mon, 25 May 2015 16:40:11 EDT
Feliz to DL; has abscess removed from side
The Rangers placed right-handed reliever Neftali Feliz on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 20, with an "axillary abscess on his right side" before Monday's game in Cleveland. The roster move makes room for outfielder Josh Hamilton, who was activated from the 15-day DL.
Mon, 25 May 2015 20:32:54 EDT
Hamilton walks, scores in return to Rangers
Josh Hamilton returned to the Rangers' lineup Monday, going 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored. It marked his first game in the Major Leagues since an Oct. 15, 2014 Wild Card appearance with the Angels, and his first in a Rangers uniform since an Oct. 5, 2012 Wild Card game.

Jamey Newberg

Dallas attorney Jamey Newberg has been commenting on Rangers from the big club down through the entire farm system since 1998.

Scott Lucas

Scott Lucas was born in Arlington, Texas, to Richard and Becky Lucas. He lived mostly in Arlington before moving to Austin, where he graduated from The University of Texas. Scott works for Austin Valuation Consultants, Ltd., and has published several boring articles about real estate appraisal and environmental contamination. He makes a swell margarita and refuses to run longer than ten kilometres.

Eleanor Czajka

Eleanor grew up watching the AAA Mudhens in Toledo, Ohio. A loyal Ranger fan since 1979, she works "behind the scenes" at the Newberg Report.