Outfielder Shin-Soo Choo was not in the Rangers’ starting lineup on Saturday because of tightness in his left hamstring and he is not expected to play in Sunday’s series finale against the Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Cesar Ramos held the Astros to one run and two hits while striking out four batters in six innings and Elvis Andrus homered as the Rangers stayed unbeaten in five games against the Astros this year with a 2-1 win on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park.
Yu Darvish will make his fifth start on medical rehabilitation assignment for Double-A Frisco on Sunday with an eye on returning to the Rangers’ rotation next Saturday against the Pirates.
First came the cunning and guile of lefty starter Cesar Ramos, followed by the sound and the fury of the Rangers’ power arms charging out of the bullpen.
Cole Hamels will put his winning streak on the line and try to give the Rangers their sixth win in six tries against the Astros this season, while Dallas Keuchel tries to break his losing streak and help Houston end the series on a high note in Sunday afternoon’s finale at Minute Maid Park.
Through Jon Daniels’ decade as general manager, the Rangers have been among the most active teams at the non-waiver Trade Deadline. That was the case in 2015, when the addition of Cole Hamels led to a surprising division title and continues to pay dividends now. One year later, Daniels has the currency to land another […]
The Rangers and Astros continue the Lone Star Series on Saturday at 6:15 p.m CT at Minute Maid Park, with lefty Cesar Ramos looking to secure a series win for Texas, and righty Mike Fiers trying to even the set for Houston.
Jeff Banister never let challenges get in his way. From being diagnosed with cancer in his left leg and suffering a torn up knee during his high school career to breaking his neck in junior college and then spending 29 years in pro ball waiting and wondering if he’d ever get a chance to be […]
The Rangers announced plans for a new ballpark on Friday, and three hours south it was the talk of the clubhouse before the club’s series opener against the Astros.
Colby Lewis fired seven scoreless innings and Prince Fielder provided the offense with a two-run double as the Rangers edged the Astros, 2-1, on Friday night at Minute Maid Park.
Shin-Soo Choo was back in the Rangers’ lineup on Friday night after nearly six weeks on the disabled list due to a strained right calf, but his return lasted only two innings, as he the right fielder was replaced by Ryan Rua to start the third inning due to a tight left hamstring.