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Pitching, power help Rangers corral Yankees
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Rangers rookie right-hander Austin Bibens-Dirkx held the Yankees to one run in seven innings and was backed by home runs from Carlos Gomez and Robinson Chirinos in an 8-1 victory on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.

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Darvish, Bush left with different discomforts
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Rangers pitchers Yu Darvish and Matt Bush were both in some discomfort after a 2-1 loss in 10 innings to the Yankees on Friday.

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Fractured right thumb tip lands Perez on DL
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Rangers left-hander Martin Perez was hoping to avoid going on the disabled list, despite a fracture on the tip of his right thumb. But he is not currently able to get his hand in his glove, so the Rangers placed him on the 10-day disabled list on Saturday.

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Rangers may finally start getting staff in place
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When the Rangers open a four-game series with the Indians on Monday, they could go with four starters who were expected to be in the rotation at the start of the season.

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Perez breaks tip of right thumb, may avoid DL
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The Rangers’ attempt at getting a fully healthy rotation continues to be an elusive proposition. Left-hander Martin Perez suffered a broken tip of his right thumb on a hotel door on Thursday night and may miss his next start. The Rangers aren’t ready to put Perez on the disabled list because it is his non-throwing […]

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Rangers could seek 'pen help through trade
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The Rangers’ bullpen has become their biggest need as clubs gear up toward the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.

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Bibens-Dirkx excited to pitch at Yankee Stadium
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A battle of spot starters will take place on Saturday afternoon in the Bronx when right-hander Austin Bibens-Dirkx pitches for the Rangers against right-hander Luis Cessa of the Yankees.

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Yu K's 10, but Bush can't close door on NY
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Ronald Torreyes lined a run-scoring single into center field off Matt Bush in the bottom of the 10th inning, driving home Gary Sanchez with the winning run as the Yankees defeated the Rangers, 2-1, on Friday night at Yankee Stadium.

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Jeffress moved to DL; Claiborne called up
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The Rangers made a pair of roster moves Thursday, placing right-handed reliever Jeremy Jeffress on the 10-day disabled list and purchasing the contract of right-hander Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Round Rock.

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Darvish, Tanaka to duel for first time in Majors
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Yu Darvish and Masahiro Tanaka will meet for the first time in the Majors when the two Japanese right-handers square off in New York on Friday as the Rangers and Yankees open a three-game series.

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Rangers rope 4 homers to top Blue Jays
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The Rangers exploded for four home runs — including two from Carlos Gomez — and jumped out to an early lead they never relinquished in an 11-4 win over the Blue Jays in the series finale on Thursday at Globe Life Park.

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Go-Go, power Ranger! Carlos leads charge
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After playing five straight games following his return from the disabled list with a strained hamstring, Carlos Gomez got the day off on Wednesday to rest and recover. Whatever he did on that off-day evidently did wonders, as his career day catapulted the Rangers past the Blue Jays on Thursday, 11-4.

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