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Gallo's crime scene: 'Y'all wrong for this'

@kennlandry
14 minutes ago

ARLINGTON -- There’s a crime scene at Globe Life Field ... but not a real one. Slugger Joey Gallo tripped rounding first base and face-planted in the third inning of the Rangers’ 5-2 win over the Yankees on Monday night. Somebody on the Rangers’ staff turned that spot into a

Rangers use 'attack mentality' to beat Cole

@kennlandry
12:37 AM CDT

ARLINGTON -- Jordan Lyles said the Rangers weren’t thinking about the past week when they showed up to face the Yankees at Globe Life Field on Monday. The mentality was simple: attack. And after a winless six-game road trip during which the offense was suboptimal, the Rangers returned to Arlington

Stat of the Day: García hits a HR, steals home

May 17, 2021

MLB.com is keeping track of a Stat of the Day for the Rangers this season, highlighting a unique, interesting or fun nugget from each game. • Rangers Stat of the Day, April 2021

Dunning looking to clean up 1st-inning woes

@kennlandry
May 17, 2021

ARLINGTON -- Dane Dunning has been one of the Rangers' better pitchers in 2021, but his first-inning struggles have been a blemish in his rookie season. That trend continued in Dunning’s most recent start on Saturday, as he gave up four runs in the first inning of Texas’ 6-5 loss

Each team's most pleasant surprise ... so far

May 16, 2021

Each new baseball season brings with it plenty of unexpected outcomes and performances. Whether it's a highly touted rookie living up to some lofty expectations or a career journeyman suddenly breaking out with a new club or a team's expected weakness instead proving to be a strength, every team has

After rough road trip, tough series awaits

Rangers maintaining confidence ahead of homestand against Yankees, then Astros again
@kennlandry
May 16, 2021

HOUSTON -- After a six-game, seven-day road trip to San Francisco and Houston, the Rangers are returning home winless in those games. Capped off with a 6-2 loss to the Astros at Minute Maid Park on Sunday, Texas undid a lot of work to get to .500, sitting at 18-24

Wood called up among Texas moves, debuts

@kennlandry
May 16, 2021

The Rangers called up right-handed pitcher Hunter Wood on Saturday, adding another pitching option out of the bullpen and a possible fifth starter with Kohei Arihara still on the injured list. Two subsequent roster moves were made to accommodate Wood on the 40-man roster: lefty Wes Benjamin was optioned to

'It's a good sign': Gallo homers to end slump

@kennlandry
May 16, 2021

HOUSTON -- The Rangers started hot against the Astros on Saturday night, jumping ahead to a one-run lead in the first inning at Minute Maid Park. They didn’t score again until the top of the eighth inning, but did so with a bang to make it interesting. Texas scored four

Benjamin, Rangers off the mark in Houston

@kennlandry
May 15, 2021

HOUSTON -- The Rangers have been competitive in every game this season, win or lose, but that wasn’t the case on Friday night as Texas fell, 10-4, to the Astros at Minute Maid Park. From the outset it became clear that Rangers starter Wes Benjamin was not commanding the strike

Davis on young squad: 'Their eyes are open'

@kennlandry
May 14, 2021

Rangers manager Chris Woodward said the first thing Khris Davis said in his first hitter’s meeting of the regular season was: “I’m gonna get this team to the playoffs” “That's the reason why we play this game, is to win,” Davis said. “And if I could just help this organization

No. 11 prospect collects three extra-base hits

@TrujilloReports and @RobTnova24
May 14, 2021

Here's a look at Friday's top Minor League performers from each team's Top 30 Prospects list:

Rangers will not require masks at games

Organization still recommends masks except when eating or drinking
@kennlandry
May 13, 2021

The Texas Rangers and two of their Minor League affiliates -- Triple-A Round Rock and Double-A Frisco -- will no longer be requiring face coverings at home games during the 2021 season. On Thursday afternoon, Major League Baseball provided its clubs with updated health and safety policies related to fan

Gallo's 97.3 mph throw saves game ... briefly

@kennlandry
May 14, 2021

HOUSTON -- A 97.3 mph outfield assist from Joey Gallo to get Chas McCormick out at home extended the Rangers' extra-inning game against the Astros Thursday night at Minute Maid Park. The Astros ended up winning an inning later, 4-3, after Brett Martin's wild pitch allowed Myles Straw to score

Rangers mourn passing of Shirley Kost

@kennlandry
May 13, 2021

The Texas Rangers organization is mourning the passing of Rangers superfan Shirley Kost, who died early Thursday morning in Arlington at the age of 82. Kost was battling COVID-19 and its aftereffects. She tested positive for the virus in December and was hospitalized shortly thereafter. Shirley and her husband Cal

These prospects could be future closers

May 13, 2021

Playing Metallica, Dropkick Murphys or AC/DC over the stadium loudspeakers isn’t enough. It takes a certain type of pitcher to close out a tight ballgame. What is required is one or two elite pitches and a mindset that won’t wilt under pressure. The role of the closer has evolved over

No. 3 prospect spins five scoreless

May 14, 2021

Here's a look at Thursday's top Minor League performers from each team's Top 30 Prospects list:

Classic Rangers card: Richie Zisk

May 12, 2021

As part of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of Topps baseball cards, we've asked fans (as well as our staff) to submit their all-time favorite baseball cards, and we've broken them down by team. We'll be revealing submissions regularly throughout the season, ranging from the famous to the weird,