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  • Colon tops Marichal with DR-record 244th W
    Bartolo Colon passed Juan Marichal for the most wins by a Dominican born pitcher, going six solid innings for his 244th victory in the series opener against the Royals. Shin-Soo Choo and Adrian Beltre backed the veteran right-hander with homers off Ian Kennedy, who gave up five runs to go with eight strikeouts. Beltre's three-run jack was the 465th homer of his career, tying him with Dave Winfield and Miguel Cabrera for 34th all time.
  • Choo, Beltre belt noteworthy HRs vs. Royals
    Rangers designated hitter Shin-Soo Choo extended his on-base streak to 32 games with a leadoff home run off Royals starter Ian Kennedy in Monday night's series opener at Kauffman Stadium.
  • Hamels seeks first win in June against Royals
    Rangers left-hander Cole Hamels goes for his first win since May 22 when he starts the middle game of this series against the Royals at 7:15 p.m. CT on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium. Hamels is 0-2 with a 4.39 ERA in his past four starts. That includes a 5-3 loss to the Royals on May 27, when he allowed five runs in 6 1/3 innings. He is 3-2 with a 3.51 ERA in six career starts against Kansas City. Right-hander Jason Hammel, who was the winning pitcher in the May 27 game against the Rangers, will start for the Royals.
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  • Colon has faced Adalberto and Raul Mondesi
    Colon has faced Adalberto and Raul Mondesi
  • Andrus activated among Rangers' moves
    Shortstop Elvis Andrus was activated off the disabled list on Monday, a move that leaves Jurickson Profar as the Rangers' utility infielder. The club also optioned Jose Trevino to Double-A Frisco, leaving Isiah Kiner-Falefa as the backup catcher.
  • Trevino walks off for Texas on 1st Father's Day
    Pinch-hitter Jose Trevino, with his newborn son in the stands, hit a walk-off two-run single to cap a wild back-and-forth tilt on Father's Day at Globe Life Park. The Rockies assembled a five-run seventh-inning rally, but it wasn't enough to stop the Rangers' ninth-inning comeback against Colorado closer Wade Davis.
  • Rangers' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Rangers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Texas' Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.
  • Family influence led to charity for Wakamatsu
    Rangers coach Don Wakamatsu's paternal grandparents spent World War II in a West Coast internment camp.
  • Beltre's hot bat backs Minor's best start of year
    Rangers starter Mike Minor didn't get a win despite turning in his best start of the season on Saturday afternoon. He left trailing by two runs in the middle of the seventh, but the Rangers were able to take advantage of his work by rallying for a victory over the Rockies at Globe Life Park.
  • Rangers place catcher Perez on DL, recall Rua
    The Rangers placed catcher Carlos Perez on the disabled list with a sprained right ankle and called up outfielder Ryan Rua from Triple-A Round Rock. Perez injured his ankle in Friday's 9-5 loss to the Rockies in the second inning after a play at the plate.
  • Mendez tagged for 6 runs in 1st MLB start
    Home runs by Jurickson Profar and Joey Gallo in the bottom of the first helped stake rookie Yohander Mendez to a five-run lead. But the Rockies scored six in the top of the second and went on to an 8-5 victory over the Rangers at Globe Life Park. The Rangers have lost a season-high seven straight.
  • Chirinos suspended 1 game for fracas
    Outfielder Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers and catcher Robinson Chirinos of the Texas Rangers have each been disciplined for their on-field altercation in the bottom of the third inning of Wednesday evening's game at Dodger Stadium.
  • Mazara, Choo help construct Globe Life Field
    A 9,200-pound piece of steel was inserted into the ground at the future site of Globe Life Field on Friday afternoon. Rangers outfielders Shin-Soo Choo and Nomar Mazara were both there to wield a wrench and help bolt the upright steel into place.
  • Gallardo joins rotation; Bush, Martin to DL
    The Rangers are bringing back Yovani Gallardo to the big leagues and putting right-handed relievers Matt Bush and Chris Martin on the disabled list.
  • Odor among those poised for turnaround
    The weeks that precede the July 31 Trade Deadline will be crucial for all involved. Some of the game's best talent resides in the AL West, but supporting casts could be the difference-maker, bringing attention to a handful of players who have unexpectedly been mired in slow starts.
  • Rangers clear way for Mendez, option Alberto
    The Rangers have optioned infielder Hanser Alberto to Triple-A Round Rock to make room for pitcher Yohander Mendez, the team's No. 7 prospect who is scheduled to start Friday against the Rockies.
  • Beltre supplants Ichiro atop foreign-born hits list
    On June 24, 1998, Adrian Beltre recorded the first hit of his career -- an RBI single off Angels left-hander Chuck Finley -- while batting eighth for the Dodgers in Dodger Stadium.
  • Bush's error leads to sixth straight loss
    Opponents haven't had much difficulty roughing up the Rangers over the past few games. It happened again Wednesday night -- literally -- but Texas was ultimately unable to respond with a haymaker strong enough to overwhelm its opponent.
  • Kemp, Chirinos ejected after home-plate scuffle
    Benches cleared during the bottom of the third inning of the Dodgers' 3-2 walk-off win over the Rangers in 11 innings on Wednesday night after a home-plate collision between Matt Kemp of the Dodgers and Texas catcher Robinson Chirinos.
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