Several Tampa Bay Rays starters are drawing interest, and Matt Moore might be the most likely to find a new home.
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Welcome back, Joey Gallo
Gallo announced his return to the majors with a bang, launching a 450-foot homer to left-center against the Athletics on Tuesday. The blast was the longest by a Ranger at home this season, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.
Tuesday's longest home runs
For the second straight day, Padres rookie Alex Dickerson paced the competition, this time launching a 467-foot blast at Rogers Centre. Meanwhile, Joey Gallo made his presence in the majors known with a 450-foot homer vs. the A's.
Sonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night.
Lineup: Rangers (58-42) vs. Athletics (45-55)
- 1. Jurickson Profar, SS (S)
- 2. Nomar Mazara, RF (L)
- 3. Ian Desmond, CF (R)
- 4. Adrian Beltre, 3B (R)
- 5. Rougned Odor, 2B (L)
- 6. Joey Gallo, 1B (L)
- 7. Ryan Rua, LF (R)
- 8. Mitch Moreland, DH (L)
- 9. Robinson Chirinos, C (R)
- SP: Nick Martinez, RHP Daily notes
Right-hander Andrew Cashner could be the next prominent player traded away by the Padres.
The Rangers recalled top prospect Joey Gallo from Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday and right-hander Nick Martinez.
Both the Orioles and Rangers had scouts in attendance at Monday night's Phillies-Marlins game to watch Jeremy Hellickson, Jerry Crasnick reports.
Beltré: “Tenemos que aceptar la ausencia de Prince”
La estrella de los Rangers de Texas confía en que el equipo pueda recuperarse de la ausencia de uno de sus principales toleteros: Prince Fielder. Mirar
Kyle Lohse has been designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers after only two starts.
Small chance Rangers trade Profar
Texas prospects Jurickson Profar and Joey Gallo are both getting buzz as potential trade pieces. Is Gallo more Russell Branyan or more Chris Davis? There's enough of a question there that he's not untouchable. Schoenfield: Untouchable players for all 30 teams
Different teams, same Adrian Beltre
Monday was the third time in his career that Beltre has had a multi-homer game that included a walk-off home run. He's the 10th player in MLB history to have at least three career multi-HR games that included a walk-off HR, but the first to do it with three different teams, the Elias Sports Bureau reports.
AL teams win in style on Monday
The Rangers, Orioles and White Sox all won courtesy of some late-game heroics. Things were straightforward for Texas and Chicago, while Baltimore walked off on a fielding error by Colorado's pitcher in the 10th inning.
Adrian Beltre comes up clutch yet again
Beltre's walk-off homer against the Athletics on Monday was the ninth of his 19-year career. The blast off Ryan Madson traveled 422 feet, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.
Monday's longest home runs
Padres rookie Alex Dickerson led the way on Monday with a 452-foot blast that extended San Diego's streak of consecutive games with a home run to 23. Two Brewers also went deep, while Adrian Beltre's long ball sent the Rangers home happy.
The Rangers are reportedly interested in Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez, who is under club control through the 2021 season.
Adrian Beltre hit his second home run of the game with two outs in the ninth inning, a two-run shot that rallied the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 7-6 on Monday night.
Rangers slugger Prince Fielder is expected to have a second neck surgery in three years, which will end his season and put his career in jeopardy.
The Texas Rangers are reportedly taking a long look at Kansas City Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez ahead of the trade deadline.
Rangers see small dip in ESPN rankings
The Rangers are playing bad baseball of late and are despearately seeking pitching upgrades on the trade market. Is their recent skid enough to drop them out of the top 10 in our rankings? Week 16 Power Rankings
Rangers finally get back on track
Sunday marked the first time Texas has won back-to-back games since June 27-28, ESPN Stats & Info notes. The Rangers had lost 15 of their 19 previous games.
Who's next to join Hall of Fame?
Now that Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza have been officially inducted, it's time to turn our attention to the 2017 candidates. Will any of these sluggers make it to Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot?
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