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2016 Schedule
60-44, 1st in AL West
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Odor leads Rangers past Royals (0:59)
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Odor's two home run night (0:44)
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Fan makes incredible barehanded catch (0:26)
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Rangers option Tolleson, add Harrell to roster

The Texas Rangers sent reliever Shawn Tolleson to Triple-A Round Rock on Friday to make room on their 25-man roster for newly acquired pitcher Lucas Harrell.

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Expert picks: Rangers to make headlines?

Four of five ESPN baseball experts polled expect the Rangers to make the biggest splash before the deadline. Who do our writers see ending up in Texas? Trade deadline predictions (Insider)

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How 'bout Odorizzi, Colome to Texas?

The Rangers need to get another starter and reliever, and a trade with the Rays could nail both of those in one deal, Jim Bowden writes. However, landing both Jake Odorizzi and Alex Colome could mean giving up Jurickson Profar. Bowden: Trades I'd like to see (Insider)

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Still think it's unlikely that Chris Sale gets dealt. But FWIW, the Rangers, Orioles, Marlins & Nationals all had scouts at his start Thursday

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Cole Hamels making Rangers history

At 12-2 this year, Hamels will be the first pitcher in Rangers franchise history to have at least 12 wins and fewer than four losses in one season at the end of July, the Elias Sports Bureau reports.

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One-run wins key for playoff teams

When it comes to contenders, the Rangers, Giants and Marlins have been the best in one-run games this season. Texas' .759 winning percentage in such contests is on pace to make history.

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Giants, Rangers trending wrong way

San Francisco and Texas entered the All-Star break with the best record in their respective leagues. You wouldn't know it from the way they've played since then.

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Don't leave the ball up vs. Rougned Odor

Odor turned on a high fastball from Royals starter Yordano Ventura on Thursday and launched it 464 feet to left field, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

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Thursday's longest home runs

Two Rangers hit big blasts against the Royals, with Rougned Odor pacing the competition throughout the majors. Two Phillies also hit long homers in their win.

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Twice is nice for Mitch Moreland

For the 10th time in his career, Moreland enjoyed a multi-homer night against the Royals on Thursday. His second blast traveled over 50 feet farther than his first, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.

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Hamels, Moreland lead Rangers past Royals (0:53)

Lineup: Rangers (58-44) vs. Royals (49-51)

  • 1. Delino DeShields, LF (R)
  • 2. Nomar Mazara, RF (L)
  • 3. Ian Desmond, CF (R)
  • 4. Adrian Beltre, 3B (R)
  • 5. Rougned Odor, 2B (L)
  • 6. Joey Gallo, DH (L)
  • 7. Elvis Andrus, SS (R)
  • 8. Mitch Moreland, 1B (L)
  • 9. Robinson Chirinos, C (R)
  • SP: Cole Hamels, LHP
  • Daily notes

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Rangers' Hamilton pain-free after knee surgery

Josh Hamilton said he has no pain in his surgically repaired knee and expects to be fully healthy and ready when the Rangers get to spring training before next season.

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Vigilantes consiguen a dos lanzadores en canje con Bravos

Ambos tratarĂ¡n de ayudar a aliviar los problemas que tienen los Vigilantes en el pitcheo abridor. Leer

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OTD: Perfect games three years apart

On this day in 1991, Dennis Martinez threw a perfect game against the Dodgers. Three years later, on the same day, Kenny Rogers accomplished the feat against the Angels. July 28 is the only day in the calendar marked by multiple perfect games in MLB history.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs4906th
Batting Average.2649th
On Base Percentage.32118th
Slugging Percentage.43010th
Earned Run Average4.4323rd
Quality Starts5410th
WHIP1.3923rd
BAA.26521st

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