Yu Darvish hit only the second homer by a Rangers pitcher and Adrian Beltre hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning Wednesday night for a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
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Yu Darvish joined a cool group tonight: Jake Arrieta, Adam Wainwright, Drew Pomeranz, Matt Cain. ... The 5 pitchers to HR vs Reds this year!
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
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)
Despite being released by Texas on Tuesday, we know this much about Josh Hamilton: If he ever plays in the majors again, it will be for the Rangers.
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 might not seem like a future Hall of Famer. But as the role of starting pitchers changes, the Rangers lefty could earn a Cooperstown nod.
Dan Straily extended his surge since the All-Star break by pitching six innings and Joey Votto drove in a pair of runs to lead the Cincinnati Reds over the Texas Rangers 3-0 on Tuesday night.
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
The Rangers have placed Josh Hamilton on unconditional waivers as the outfielder tries to come back from multiple procedures on his left knee.
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
In the latest Burning Questions, Carlos Beltran says he is prepared for anything, just don't ask him 'what happened' when you already know the answer.
The Texas Rangers have cleared a spot on their active roster for Derek Holland to make his first start in two months.
The Single-A Carolina League is expanding by two teams in 2017 while two teams in the California League will be contracted.
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)
The Astros are reportedly interested in Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland, who isn't expected to be dealt ahead of the waiver deadline.
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
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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