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AP Photo/Mike Carlson
June 29, 2019 - 10:22 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The surging Texas Rangers are looking more and more like a serious playoff contender. Lance Lynn struck out 10 over eight innings of three-hit ball, and the Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 Friday night for their season-best sixth-consecutive win. Lynn (10-4) allowed...
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Olympic Stadium in Montreal
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June 28, 2019 - 12:34 pm
The players' union says the Tampa Bay Rays would need its permission to play games in Montreal. Commissioner Rob Manfred said last week the low-drawing Rays may explore a split season in Montreal. No timetable for the possible plan was announced "There is a lot of work that is going to need to be...
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AP Photo/Paul Sancya
June 26, 2019 - 8:49 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Mike Minor allowed five hits in his second complete game of the year, and Willie Calhoun, Jeff Mathis and Danny Santana homered in the fifth inning to lift the Texas Rangers to a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Minor (8-4) struck out seven with two walks,...
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AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
June 26, 2019 - 4:17 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for the family of a 2-year-old girl struck by a foul ball during a game last month between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros says the girl suffered a skull fracture. Attorney Richard Mithoff on Wednesday provided the first update by the girl's family on her condition...
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AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File
June 24, 2019 - 6:13 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Chris Woodward loves that the expectations are higher for the Texas Rangers. They are certainly higher than they were when the first-time manager took over a team coming off consecutive losing seasons. "Whether that lasts and we sustain that, it's totally on us," Woodward...
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Texas Rangers right fielder Nomar Mazara
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Cory Mageors
June 24, 2019 - 2:01 pm
The weekend we just saw from Nomar Mazara is one of the reasons his entire career has been an enigmatic cry from both sides regarding his trade status. The 505-foot blast on Friday night followed by two homeruns on Saturday combined with six total RBI and a.500 batting average over the weekend is...
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