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Semien ends HR drought with slam, Rangers rout A’s 11-4

Texas had a season-high 18 hits

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a grand slam for his first home run after signing with Texas in the offseason, Corey Seager and Adolis García added back-to-back shots and the Rangers routed the Oakland Athletics 11-4 on Saturday.…

Verlander shines to lead Astros to 2-1 win over Rangers

Verlander (6-1) scattered six singles across six scoreless innings without a walk

HOUSTON (AP) — After another splendid start gave Justin Verlander the most wins and lowest ERA in the majors, Houston manager Dusty Baker was asked just how impressive the veteran right-hander has been this season in his return from Tommy…

Tucker, Astros beat Rangers 3-2 after starters’ duel

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit a tiebreaking pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 in a series finale that began as an impressive duel between starting pitchers. Tucker’s two-run blast…

Rangers defeat Angels 7-3

DJ Peters has 2 HRs, 4 hits to help Rangers beat Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — DJ Peters homered twice, had a career-high four hits and drove in four runs, and Taylor Hearn pitched seven innings of seven-hit ball in the Texas Rangers’ 7-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.…

Rangers defeat Astros 13-2

García slam for Rangers to avoid sweep by Astros

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adolis García hit the first grand slam by a Texas batter in almost two years and DJ Peters had a massive homer while driving in three runs as the rebuilding Rangers avoided being swept by Houston…

Astros beat rookie Rangers 5-2

Alvarez, Correa go deep in win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Houston Astros finally have their primary lineup back together on the field. The AL West leaders also have left-hander Framber Valdez throwing strikes. Yordan Álvarez homered for the fifth time in eight games, Carlos Correa…

Red Sox defeat Rangers 8-4 in 11 innings

Shaw hits grand slam as Red Sox beat Rangers

BOSTON (AP) — Travis Shaw hit a game-ending grand slam in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 on Monday. Shaw, who entered as a defensive replacement in the eighth, drove a 3-2 pitch…

Rangers defeat Red Sox 10-1

Lyle’s strong start leads Rangers over sloppy Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston utilityman Brock Holt hit two RBI singles, and the Texas Rangers used a surprisingly strong start by Jordan Lyles to beat the sloppy Red Sox 10-1 on Saturday night. The victory snapped a four-game losing…

Rangers defeat Athletics 7-4

Peters hits 2 HRs, Allard ends skid

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rookie DJ Peters connected on a pair of two-run homers, Kolby Allard was solid in his first win in two months, and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 7-4 on Sunday. Major league rookie home…

Adrian Beltre enters Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame

Beltre inducted into Rangers Hall of Fame with PA man Morgan

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Much of what Adrian Beltre now hears about his standout career comes from his son, a baseball fanatic who grew up in the Texas Rangers clubhouse during his father’s last eight big league seasons. The four-time…

Athletics defeat the Rangers 8-3

Chapman 2 HRs and defensive gem in A’s win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Third baseman Matt Chapman hit two of Oakland’s five solo homers and made a spectacular diving catch running into the outfield as the AL wild card-leading Athletics powered past the Texas Rangers 8-3 on Saturday night.…

Rangers defeat the Athletics 8-6

Pozo hits key HR in big-league debut

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yohel Pozo hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the sixth inning of his major league debut, fellow rookie DJ Peters had a two-run shot and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 8-6 Friday night.…

Rangers defeat Angels with a double steal

Rangers steal home in 4-1 win over Angels for 3 in a row

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dane Dunning won consecutive starts for the first time this season for Texas, and the Rangers took the lead for good with a double steal in a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday…

Last place Rangers making changes to roster

Rangers reshuffle roster more, replacing OF Dahl with Peters

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Former All-Star outfielder David Dahl was designated for assignment Monday by the rebuilding Texas Rangers, who added DJ Peters to their roster after getting the outfielder on a waiver claim from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Dahl…

Greinke leads Astros to 3-1 win

Rangers lose 12th straight

HOUSTON (AP) — Zack Greinke threw six solid innings, Abraham Toro homered and the Houston Astros sent Texas to its 12th straight loss, beating the Rangers 3-1 Sunday. The Rangers’ skid is tied for second-longest in team history and the…

Astros win as Rangers continue to lose

Astros lose combo no-hit try in 8th; Rangers’ skid hits 11

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez used so many pitches as he struggled to find the zone early on Saturday night that he was forced to leave the game after the sixth inning without giving up a hit. Houston’s bullpen took…

Tigers shutout the Rangers

Cabrera drives in 5 in Detroit’s 14-0 rout of Texas

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera drove in five runs, including a bases-loaded double in a four-run fifth inning, and the Detroit Tigers routed the Texas Rangers 14-0 on Monday night. The Rangers have lost six straight, the last three by…

Rangers fall to the Blue Jays in both games

Blue Jays shut out Rangers in both ends of doubleheader

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a first-inning grand slam, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. slugged his 31st homer of the season, and George Springer and Randal Grichuk also went deep for Toronto as the Blue Jays cruised to a…

Texas Rangers place pitcher on injured list

Rangers put rookie LH King on IL with shoulder inflammation

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas rookie left-hander John King was put the 10-day injured list Friday because of left shoulder inflammation, after the Rangers had started extending his outings in anticipation of possibly starting later in the season. The IL…

Rangers have three members heading to the All-Star game

Texas Rangers have unexpected trio going to All-Star Game

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have quite a trio unexpectedly going to the All-Star Game together. There is the veteran pitcher who got only one out in the shortest opening-day start in the majors in nearly four decades;…

Tigers defeat Rangers 5-3

Tigers overcome Gallo’s 2 homers to top Rangers 5-3

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Miguel Cabrera had a go-ahead RBI infield single as a pinch-hitter for Detroit right after previously unbeaten All-Star pitcher Kyle Gibson left with the bases loaded, and the Tigers went on to beat the Texas Rangers…

Rangers defeat Royals and get the sweep

Gallo homers again, Lyles strong as Rangers beat Royals 4-1

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo homered again, Jordan Lyles pitched seven strong innings after getting bumped from the rotation for one start, and the Texas Rangers finished a three-game sweep with a 4-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals…

Astros route Rangers as Altuve makes history

Altuve slugs way into MLB history as Astros down Rangers 8-4

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve runs the bases after hitting a home run against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 16, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) 1 of 6 Houston Astros' Jose…

Rangers defeated by Rays

Rookie Walls sparks late surge as Rays beat Rangers 7-1

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rookie Taylor Walls had a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning among a season-high three hits, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 7-1 on Sunday. The AL-leading Rays trailed 1-0 before scoring…