The Texas Rangers have agreed to terms with switch-hitting teenager Leodys Taveras, one of the top international free agents. Texas announced the deal Thursday.
Who deserves a spot on the American League's All-Star Game roster this year? Our experts make their picks for the Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati.
Who belongs on the All-Star team?
Brian Dozier is relatively unheralded, but trails only Miguel Cabrera in most home runs since the start of 2014 (39 to Cabrera's 40) and Keith Law believes he deserves an All-Star berth. Some belong, some don't (Insider)
J.J. Hardy hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning to back an effective pitching performance by Wei-Yin Chen and carry the Baltimore Orioles past the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Wednesday
Chen dominates in O's 4-2 win
Wei-Yin Chen, who only two weeks ago was sent to Single-A, limited the Rangers to 2 runs in 8 innings tonight. Jimmy Paredes clubbed a 2-run shot for Baltimore. Box score
Rangers in on Dominican switch hitter
OF Leodys Taveras, the No. 7 international prospect, has a clean swing from both sides of the plate. The Texas Rangers have the best chance of signing him, according to Eric Longenhagen. Top 10 international prospects (Insider)
Hardy homers to lift O's to lead
J.J. Hardy launched a two-run shot to left field to give the Orioles their first lead of the game against the visiting Rangers. It's Hardy's fourth HR and 20th RBI this season. Follow live
Rangers, Orioles all even in Baltimore
The Rangers jumped to a 2-0 lead on solo homers from Shin-Soo Choo and Ryan Rua, but the Orioles have chipped away at their deficit to tie the game in the sixth inning after Jimmy Paredes grounded into a fielder's choice. Follow live
Joey Gallo was sent to Triple-A to make room for Josh Hamilton on the Texas Rangers' roster, but he'll be back in Arlington.
Chris Sale and Dallas Keuchel were both awesome Tuesday night. Which one tops our nightly power rankings?
Joey Gallo needs to head back to Triple-A, get another 300 or so plate appearances down there and work on better contact.
Mitch Moreland hit two home runs in a second straight game, and the Texas Rangers celebrated the return of Josh Hamilton by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Tuesday night.
Rangers power through Baltimore
Robinson Chirinos, Shin-Soo Choo and Mitch Moreland (twice) homered to give the Rangers the 8-6 win against the Orioles. Box score
Moreland homers again
Mitch Moreland hit his second home run of the day, making it back-to-back games with two home runs (9 of his 14 homers have come in the month of June) and the Rangers have an 8-5 lead over the O's in the 8th. Follow live
Josh Hamilton is back on the Texas Rangers' 25-man roster, eager to jump-start a season that has been marred by injury.
Rangers activate Josh Hamilton
The outfielder said he was "good to go" Monday and has been activated from the DL today. The team optioned Joey Gallo to Triple-A Round Rock.
Mitch Moreland hit two of the Rangers' four home runs off Bud Norris, and Texas got another winning effort on the road from left-hander Wandy Rodriguez in an 8-1 victory over the Baltimore Oriole
Rangers power past Orioles 8-1
Texas hit 4 HRs, including two from Mitch Moreland, and Wandy Rodriguez struck out 7 over 5 innings to cool off the hot Orioles. Box score
Rangers @ Orioles
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