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Texas thinking long term

Most likely, the Rangers won’t make the postseason this year, but trading for Cole Hamels gives the team a bright future. Most of the team’s core will be back next year, including ace Yu Darvish. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)

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Kyne: Defense, ballpark effects on traded aces

What changes are in store for Johnny Cueto, David Price and Cole Hamels besides a uniform swap? Andrew Kyne examines this, and finds the new hurlers could like their new teams more than expected.

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Rangers double up Giants (0:43)
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Final: Rangers 6, Giants 3

The Rangers scored all of their runs in the first two innings, including two-run homers from Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus off Madison Bumgarner (7 IP, 9 H, 6 ER, 8 K), before cruising to victory. Box score

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Bumgarner taunt clears Giants, Rangers benches

Tempers flared and the benches cleared after San Francisco Giants starter Madison Bumgarner shouted something toward the Texas Rangers bench as the fourth inning ended Friday night.

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Rangers lighting up Bumgarner early

Madison Bumgarner has given up 6 runs in just 2 innings, including 2-run homers from Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus. Texas leads the Giants 6-2 entering the 3rd. Follow live

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Szymborski: Ranking deadline performances

Teams such as the Blue Jays and Royals fulfilled their short- and long-term goals -- while others, such as the Padres, Red Sox and seemingly all of the NL Central, stood pat.

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Bowden: Best remaining options

The Yankees and the Cubs are still shopping for starters. The Rangers' Yovani Gallardo is available, but will he get buried by the slew of arms available in San Diego? Potential fits (Insider)

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Where will Gallardo go?

Yovani Gallardo looks like the best starter left that a team is willing to trade. Where could he be headed? David Schoenfield makes his prediction. Friday frenzy: Ten things to watch for

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Cole Hamels to Rangers official

Texas and Philadelphia agreed to swap Hamels on Wednesday, and now it's official. Hamels and reliever Jake Diekman go to Texas for SP Matt Harrison, and five others Rangers including top catching prospect Jorge Alfaro.

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Rua's game-tying inside-the-park HR (0:33)
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Sabathia hospitalized for dehydration after loss

CC Sabathia was taken to the hospital with symptoms of dehydration after the New York Yankees' 7-6 loss at Texas on Thursday night. It was 101 degrees at the start of the game.

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Final: Rangers 7, Yankees 6

Mark Teixeira hit two HRs for New York, but Josh Hamilton played the hero with a game-winning, RBI single in the bottom of the 9th to go with his 4th HR of the year. Box score

A night of symmetry for Yankees, Rangers

New York and Texas both have 10 hits. And after Rangers 1B Prince Fielder grounded into a fielder's choice that scored Robinson Chirinos, it's tied at 6-6 in the bottom of the 8th. Mark Teixeira has 2 HRs on the night for New York, tying him with Johnny Bench for 60th in MLB history. Follow live

Ryan Rua hits inside-the-park HR

The Rangers OF didn't take CC Sabathia deep but it'll still count as a homer as Rua scampered around the bases to tie the game at 5 in the fourth. Follow live

Josh Hamilton takes CC Sabathia deep

The Rangers DH pulled an off-speed pitch from the lefty over the right-field fence to knot the game at 3 after an inning. Follow live

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2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs4487th
Batting Average.25216th
On Base Percentage.31614th
Slugging Percentage.40510th
Earned Run Average4.5128th
Quality Starts5115th
WHIP1.4128th
BAA.26726th

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