Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre homered as the Rangers beat San Francisco 6-3 Friday night in the Giants' first visit since clinching the 2010 World Series in Texas.
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
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.
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
The Texas Rangers have activated newly acquired catcher Bobby Wilson and left-handed reliever Jake Diekman.
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.
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)
The Rangers have gotten another ace, completing their trade to acquire pitcher Cole Hamels from the Phillies. Hamels will make his Texas debut at home Saturday.
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
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.
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.
Josh Hamilton delivered a game-ending RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the AL East-leading New York Yankees 7-6 on Thursday night.
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
With Michael Pineda headed to the 15-day DL with a right forearm muscle strain, CC Sabathia will start for the Yankees Thursday against the Rangers.
The Cole Hamels-to-Rangers trade was not finalized before manager Jeff Banister's pregame media conference. Which led to some awkward moments.
Crasnick: Texas may keep Gallardo
The Rangers are telling teams they're happy to hold on to Yovani Gallardo if they don't get offers they like, Jerry Crasnick is hearing. However, Crasnick thinks the right-hander will still be moved. MLB deadline daily
The Phillies flipping Hamels had been a long time coming, but given where Texas lies in the standings, it still looks surreal.
Wilmer Flores crying on the field received plenty of attention, but the biggest news Wednesday night was the Phillies finally saying goodbye to Cole Hamels.
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