The Rangers agreed to terms with Cuban infielder Andy Ibanez on an international free-agent contract on Tuesday. The 22-year-old Ibanez hit .283 with 13 homers the past there seasons in Cuba.
No HR Derby for Beltre . . . yet
Adrian Beltre is the only active player on this list, but his best shot at the 2004 Derby was overshadowed by the performances of Barry Bonds and Sammy Sosa. The all-uninvited HR Derby team
Alfonso Soriano on list of HR Derby non-invitees
Soriano was named to seven straight All-Star teams during his career, but his 412 home runs didn't earn him a spot in the Derby. The all-uninvited HR Derby team
No All-Star Game for A-Rod
Seattle's Nelson Cruz, who was voted in by the fans, and Texas' Prince Fielder are the two AL All-Star designated hitters. Both have a higher batting average and more RBIs than Alex Rodriguez.
Power Rankings: Rangers No. 15
The Rangers gear up to welcome Matt Harrison, Martin Perez and Derek Holland back to the rotation. The trio will look to provide a spark in a shuffling Texas pitching staff. MLB Power Rankings
Albert Pujols hit his AL-leading 25th home run, Kole Calhoun homered and drove in four runs and the Los Angeles Angels finished a dominant three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 12-6 victor
Huge offensive night seals win for Angels
It was 12-1 by the 5th, and though the Rangers fought back late to make it 12-6, the Angels' bats were too much. RF Kole Calhoun ended with 4 RBIs, and 6 other Angels had at least 1 RBI to complete the 3-game sweep. Box score
Angels build comfortable lead
The Angels scored in every inning up to the 6th to build a 12-1 lead over the Rangers thanks to 13 hits by the offense. But the Rangers got on the board again in the bottom of the 6th to make it 12-3. Follow live
The Kansas City Royals lead all teams with four All-Star starters, while Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals are top vote-getters.
Angels take first-inning lead
With three hits and and a sac fly from SS Erick Aybar, the Angels made it 3-0 early over Colby Lewis and the Rangers in Arlington. Follow live
The Rangers have activated outfielder Delino DeShields from the 15-day disabled list and optioned infielder Hanser Alberto to Triple-A Round Rock.
The return of Derek Holland and Martin Perez should bode well for the Texas rotation, but doubt clouds their ability to perform post-injury.
Hector Santiago pitched seven innings in another superb outing at Texas, C.J. Cron had three hits with a career-high six RBI and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Rangers 13-0 on Saturday night.
Angel putting on hit parade in Texas
Erick Aybar is the first Angel with 8 hits in 2 games since Garret Anderson in 2008 (via ESPN Stats & Info). The Angels are cruising 11-0 over the Rangers in the 7th. Follow live
Left-hander Matt Harrison was activated from the disabled list and rookie right-hander Chi Chi Gonzalez was sent back to the minors by the Texas Rangers on Saturday.
Right-hander Neftali Feliz, the closer for both of the Texas Rangers' World Series appearances and the 2010 AL rookie of the year, was designated for assignment Friday night.
Kole Calhoun drove in four runs with a pair of early doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels won 8-2 in their first game against Texas since trading Josh Hamilton back to the Rangers.
Final: Angels 8, Rangers 2
Kole Calhoun drove in 4 runs and Erick Aybar recorded his 1st career 5-hit game as Los Angeles cruised past Texas for its 5th win in 6 games. Box score
Among Thursday's highlights: Jose Fernandez wins in his first start 13 months after Tommy John surgery, and Scott Kazmir stifles Seattle.
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.
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
The Texas Rangers have activated right-handed reliever Neftali Feliz from the 15-day disabled list and optioned starter Nick Martinez to Triple-A Round Rock.
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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