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|Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:27:36 EDT|
Martinez seeks consistency heading into season's final month
Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel would like to finish strong and hit 200 innings for the season. Rangers pitcher Nick Martinez would like to get off the roller coaster he has been on. Two pitchers with distinct missions will face off on the final day of August when Martinez pitches for the Rangers against Keuchel for the Astros at Minute Maid Park.
|Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:00:49 EDT|
Ross' five no-hit innings not enough to stop Astros
Scott Feldman shut out his former team as the Astros defeated the Rangers, 2-0, on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park. Robbie Ross had five hitless innings in a start that had him on a strict pitch limit.
|Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:16:33 EDT|
Carp designated for assignment; Holland off DL
The Rangers were forced to designate first baseman Mike Carp for assignment to make room for pitcher Derek Holland on Saturday.
|Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:16:32 EDT|
Tepesch joins September callups
In a paperwork move, Nick Tepesch has joined the short list of players who will be called up in September when the rosters are expanded to up to 40 players.
|Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:16:31 EDT|
Mikolas pushes innings barrier
Rangers pitcher Miles Mikolas has thrown 102 innings this season between Triple-A Round Rock and the big leagues. That's the most he has thrown in his six-year professional career.
|Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:16:28 EDT|
Holland takes more fielding practice
Derek Holland was on the field early Saturday afternoon going through more defensive drills with manager Ron Washington. The Rangers have been testing Holland regularly through the summer to see how his left knee responds.
|Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:45:22 EDT|
Rookie uprising: Young hitters seize night vs. Astros
With a lineup that included five rookies, the Rangers went out and pulverized the Astros with a 13-6 victory on Friday night. Scott Baker picked up his second straight victory by holding the Astros to two runs in 6 1/3 innings and the Rangers have won four of their last six games.
|Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:39:49 EDT|
Adduci placed on seven-day concussion list
The Rangers have placed outfielder Jim Adduci on the seven-day concussion disabled list and recalled infielder/outfielder Ryan Rua from Triple-A Round Rock. Rua, a right-handed hitter, went into the lineup on Friday night, batting fifth and playing first base against Astros left-hander Brett Oberholtzer.
|Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:39:47 EDT|
Holland to make his first start on Tuesday
The Rangers announced that Derek Holland will return from the disabled list and make his first start on Tuesday against the Royals. Nick Tepesch will be pushed back to Wednesday and Scott Baker will likely return to the bullpen after his start on Friday against the Astros.
|Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:39:46 EDT|
Rangers extend Hickory agreement
The Rangers have reached a four-year agreement with Class A Hickory on their player development contract that will run through 2018. Hickory is the lower of the two full-season Class A teams.
|Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:06:30 EDT|
Holland raring to return after final rehab start
Derek Holland's 30-day rehab assignment has expired. The next stop? The Rangers' rotation. Holland made his sixth start for Triple-A Round Rock on Thursday night. He went 5 2/3 innings and allowed four runs, three earned, on six hits, two walks and five strikeouts.
|Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:03:26 EDT|
Early lead gets away from Tepesch, Rangers
Ron Washington, wanting to protect a two-run lead, pulled Nick Tepesch in the fifth after he'd thrown 89 pitches, but reliever Roman Mendez gave up an infield single to Dexter Fowler and then a grand slam to Jason Castro that gave the Astros a 4-2 victory.