Athletics sweep Rangers to win AL West on last dayThe Oakland Athletics won the division title with another improbable rally in a season full of them, coming back from four runs down and a 13-game division deficit to stun the two-time defending league champion Texas Rangers 12-5 on Wednesday.
Texas Rangers - TeamReportAnd now it's all gone. One game -- Game No. 162 of the regular season -- will determine the AL West winner after the Rangers fell to the A's 3-1 on Tuesday. Win and the Rangers could still end up as the No. 1 seed in the AL playoff. Lose and they are ...
Lineups: Adrian Beltre still DHTexas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre will not play the field in today's game as his sprained left shoulder remains sore.
Matchup: Ryan Dempster vs. AJ GriffinThe final Texas Rangers game of the regular season will start today at 2:37 p.m. Central time and features right-hander Ryan Dempster against Oakland righty A.J.
Rangers suddenly look vulnerableThe Texas Rangers took over possession of first place in the American League West on April 9, the fourth game of the season.
Rangers' division title hopes down to last dayTexas Rangers' Josh Hamilton reacts after fouling off a pitch from Oakland Athletics' Grant Balfour in the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday in Oakland, Calif.
3 Reasons Mike Napoli Is Texas Rangers' Best Catching Option for NowMike Napoli is headed for free agency this offseason, and the Texas Rangers face a major decision with their catcher going forward.
Baseball: Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees clinch playoff ...Mike Napoli homered twice and drove in six runs as the Texas Rangers assured themselves and two other teams of spots in the playoffs with an 8-7 victory Sunday night, earning a doubleheader split against the Los Angeles Angels.
Rangers-Athletics PreviewThe Athletics can move into a first-place tie in the AL West with the visiting Texas Rangers when this three-game set continues Tuesday night.
A's clinch AL West with win over RangersThe Oakland Athletics clinched the AL West, trumping Texas 12-5 by taking advantage of Hamilton's error. Trailing by 13 games a week before the All-Star break, the A's overcame a four-run deficit Wednesday to relegate the Rangers to a wild-card spot.
Athletics-Rangers PreviewThe first-place Texas Rangers are hoping Matt Harrison can hold them off for now. The A's look to conclude this four-game series with a third straight win against the Rangers in Arlington on Thursday.
Texas Rangers say homophobic slur posted on Twitter account of pitcher ...Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said someone posted a homophobic slur on pitcher Derek Holland's Twitter account Sunday that was directed at a heckler.
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Rangers reliever Mike Adams out for end of regular season, questionable for ...ARLINGTON, Texas - The AL West-leading Texas Rangers will be without reliever Mike Adams for the rest of the regular season, and have to wait and see if their primary eighth-inning setup man can pitch in the playoffs.
A's sell out today's game against RangersThe Oakland A's season finale, which started at 12:35 p.m., against the Texas Rangers sold out early this morning. According to team publicist Bob Rose, approximately 10,000 tickets were sold between the first pitch of Tuesday's game and early ...
Rangers still need win for AL West titleThe Texas Rangers watched as the Oakland A's streamed out of the dugout and put on a wild celebration on the field after clinching their first playoff berth since 2006.
Rangers striving for AL West titleHaving lost five of their last seven games, the Texas Rangers need just one win against the Oakland Athletics to clinch their third consecutive American League West title.
Adrian Beltre in lineupTexas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is in the lineup as the designated hitter for Monday's game with the Oakland A's, one day after leaving the second game of a doubleheader with a left shoulder strain.
For the Texas Rangers this postseason, it has to be about YuFor the Texas Rangers this postseason, it has to be about Yu. Photo-3-Darvish-1 Count me among the masses who assumed for months the Texas Rangers would be in the postseason, and anything leading up to the Game 1 of the ALDS was not necessary.
Texas Rangers clinch postseason by splitting doubleheader with Los Angeles ...ARLINGTON, Texas - Mike Napoli homered twice and drove in six runs as the Texas Rangers assured themselves and two other teams of spots in the playoffs with an 8-7 victory Sunday night, earning a doubleheader split against the Los Angeles Angels.