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2016 Schedule
73-53, 1st in AL West

Lineup: Rangers (73-53) at Reds (54-71)

  • 1. Ian Desmond, CF (R)
  • 2. Carlos Beltran, RF (S)
  • 3. Adrian Beltre, 3B (R)
  • 4. Rougned Odor, 2B (L)
  • 5. Jonathan Lucroy, C (R)
  • 6. Mitch Moreland, 1B (L)
  • 7. Nomar Mazara, LF (L)
  • 8. Elvis Andrus, SS (R)
  • 9. Yu Darvish, RHP
  • Daily lineups

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Is Lucroy MLB's top defensive catcher?

Jonathan Lucroy doesn't have a cannon for an arm, but he's above average when it comes to pitch-framing and game-calling. Does Keith Law rank him No. 1 with the glove? Best fielding/throwing tools (Insider)

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Hamilton's future in Texas is a mystery

Even if the Rangers re-sign him, Josh Hamilton will be 36 years old and coming off missing an entire season and most of another. That's a lottery ticket at best, David Schoenfield writes. Five things we learned Tuesday

Cole Hamels is not a lock for Hall of Fame (1:19)
Should another team take a chance on Hamilton? (2:14)
Will Hamilton ever return to the baseball diamond? (0:49)
Holt's speed puts Reds in the lead (0:15)
Earth is covered mostly by water, the rest by Billy Hamilton (0:22)
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Carlos Beltrán quiere jugar hasta su 20ª temporada

Carlos Beltrán tiene toda la intención de conseguir contrato para el 2017 y así completar 20 temporadas en las Grandes Ligas y solidificar su candidatura al Salón de la Fama. Leer y mirar

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Is Colby Lewis' injury a concern?

Lewis, out for two months with a torn right shoulder muscle, leads the Rangers' rotation with a 1.02 WHIP in 15 starts. He's slated to begin a rehab assignment Wednesday and will make one more start after that before the Rangers decide if he's ready to come back to the big leagues. Crasnick: Injury questions for contenders

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Offseason moves paying off for Rangers

The Rangers are overperforming expectations, and a lot of that can be attributed to Ian Desmond's big year. David Schoenfield also lists Matt Bush and Tony Barnette as two low-cost moves that have paid off. Offseason surprises and disappointments (Insider)

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Carlos Gómez: Es una oportunidad grande con los Vigilantes

El jardinero dominicano optó por Texas debido a su posición como líderes divisionales, la oportunidad de obtener tiempo regular de juego y su familiaridad con la liga y la división. Leer y mirar

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Rangers see small dip in rankings

The Rangers are coming off a productive week -- four wins in six games -- but another surging team in the AL has passed them. Carlos Gomez, plucked from the Astros over the weekend, could be an interesting X factor for Texas. Week 20 Power Rankings

OTD: Ryan gets his 5,000th strikeout

On Aug. 22, 1989, Nolan Ryan strikes out Rickey Henderson to collect the 5,000th strikeout of his career.

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Banister: Gomez will start in LF for Rangers

Texas manager Jeff Banister told reporters on Sunday that Carlos Gomez will be the Rangers' starting left fielder once he is brought up from the minor leagues.

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Shades of Bobby Doerr for Rougned Odor

The 22-year-old Odor has 23 home runs this season, including 22 as a second baseman. Only one other player in MLB history had as many as 22 HRs in a season as a second baseman at age 22 or younger, per the Elias Sports Bureau. Doerr did it for the 1940 Red Sox at age 22.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2628th
On Base Percentage.32019th
Slugging Percentage.42912th
Earned Run Average4.3419th
Quality Starts665th

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