Posts Tagged ‘Texas Rangers’
Wash

Ron Washington’s Mixed Legacy

Eric Griffey
Why couldn’t Ron Washington have just taken an extended leave of absence? Why did he have to quit? Today Washington unexpectedly resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers. He cited “personal reasons” for leaving th...


bruno

Bruno Mars, Chili Peppers Save Super Bore

Jeff Prince
The first play from scrimmage, which resulted in a safety and a two point lead for the Seattle Seahawks, made it clear that the Denver Broncos were about to get their tails kicked. The first commercial break, something about Ja...



Russell Wilson

Texas Rangers Draft Russell Wilson

Kristian Lin
Major League Baseball’s Rule 5 draft usually goes off without any news, but this year the Rangers made waves by drafting Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Apparently the NFL star was a second baseman in high sc...


PRINCE FIELDER (courtesy Wikipedia)

Prince Fielder More Like A Frog

Jeff Prince
The local news media is pretty hyped up about the Texas Rangers trade that brought first basemen Prince Fielder to the team. He’s a guy who hits the ball hard and stays healthy, the sentiment goes. But this FOX Sports sto...



Ryan

Nolan Ryan to Retire Oct. 31

Eric Griffey
Today on its website, the Texas Rangers announced CEO Nolan Ryan will be stepping down, effective Oct. 31. “This is the right time for me to step down from my role of overseeing the Rangers organization,” Ryan said ...


Cruz

Nelson Cruz Accepts 50-game Suspension

Eric Griffey
The other shoe finally dropped in the Biogenesis scandal that has hung over the head of Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz. Moments ago, Bob Nightengale of USA Today tweeted that Cruz has accepted his immediate suspension of 50 gam...



JOSE CANSECO

Fort Worth Cats Lie Down With Jose Canseco, Everyone Gets Fleas

Jeff Prince
Jose Canseco was supposed to be the carnival sideshow whose wackiness might overshadow the ominous stank coming from the Fort Worth Cats recently. Money woes, grumbling vendors, and employees walking off the job don’t exa...


Cruz12

Rangers’ Nelson Cruz Implicated in New PED Scandal

Eric Griffey
It’s been a rough couple of weeks in local sports. Less than a week after Cowboys defensive lineman Jay Ratliff wrecked his truck while his blood-alcohol level was more than twice the legal amount, Texas Rangers outfielder Ne...



ANGELS PLAYERS ARE LAUGHING IT UP ABOUT NABBING JOSH HAMILTON FROM THE TEXAS RANGERS (flickr photo by Keith Allison).

Southern California Suckers Gloat About Josh Hamilton…For Now

Jeff Prince
Los Angeles Times readers are feeling pretty good about themselves today, crowing about Josh Hamilton snubbing the Texas Rangers and taking his freak show to the Left Coast. Three out of four Times readers said they thought the...


The Cardinals doing what the Rangers could have -- and should have -- been doing last year.

Another Turkey: North Texas Sports

ANTHONY MARIANI
North Texas is hurting. We’re not talking about the traffic, the smog, the politics, the fracking-generated earthquakes, or the expanding waistlines of most of our friends and neighbors. No, North Texas is hurtin’ in ye old...