Josh Hamilton facing Angels for first time this season (1:40)
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Thursday's power rankings

Among Thursday's highlights: Jose Fernandez wins in his first start 13 months after Tommy John surgery, and Scott Kazmir stifles Seattle.

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Lough makes a great catch at the wall (0:30)
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Hamilton prepping as normal for Angels visit

Josh Hamilton is not preparing to face his former team differently than he would for any other team as the Rangers welcome the Angels for the first time since Hamilton was traded April 27.

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Rangers score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 2-0

Leonys Martin ended a scoreless duel with an RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Thursday night behind a dominant pitching performance by Yovani G

Pitchers' duel in Baltimore

Orioles RHP Kevin Gausman gave up 4 hits -- and Prince Fielder had 3 of them -- before exiting, and Rangers RHP Yovani Gallardo has given up just 2 hits as it's scoreless in the 7th. Follow live

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Prince Fielder best among AL DH's?

Four of ESPN's six MLB contributors selected the Rangers' Prince Fielder as the AL's starting designated hitter in the All-Star Game. ESPN's AL's All-Stars

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ESPN's American League All-Stars

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.

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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)


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

Daily Fantasy Live

Tristan Cockroft, Cynthia Frelund and Derek Carty will get you ready for daily fantasy baseball by offering advice and answering your questions.

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Tuesday's power rankings

Chris Sale and Dallas Keuchel were both awesome Tuesday night. Which one tops our nightly power rankings?

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Rangers wise to send down Joey Gallo

Joey Gallo needs to head back to Triple-A, get another 300 or so plate appearances down there and work on better contact.


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

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24920th
On Base Percentage.31616th
Slugging Percentage.40212th
Earned Run Average3.9418th
Quality Starts4411th


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