A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...the second round in 2002. He made his major league debut June 10, 2006 and got no decision in a 7-4 loss to the Texas Rangers. He won five of his next seven starts before taking his first loss in his 10th.In his nine major league seasons...

Eligibility is cut to 10 years for Baseball Hall of Fame

...Author Roger Angell was presented the J.J. Taylor Spink Award for meritorious contributions to baseball writing and Texas Rangers announcer Eric Nadel got the Ford C. Frick Award for major contributions to baseball broadcasting."The Hall of...

Mets prospect Dominic Smith yet to find home run stroke

...is 120 strikeouts through 86 games and only a .219 batting average. The power has been a pleasant surprise for the Texas Rangers, but Demeritte needs to show better pitch recognition to survive the higher levels.

Ex-Panther Clayton Miller signs with San Francisco Giants

...in the majors after knee surgery. ROYALS: Got some relief help, acquiring veteran reliever Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers for Triple-A right-hander Spencer Patton.The trade was made Wed nesday, the same day Patton was in the Triple-A...

ESPN magazine's 2014 'Body Issue' to hit newsstands soon

...star Venus Williams, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald, Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder and Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka will be included in the issue.In addition to...

Derek Jeter returns to site of one of his most famous plays

...The throw is way over everything," said Ron Washington, then the A's third-base coach and now manager of the Texas Rangers. "So I'm winding Giambi and I'm sure we're going to tie the game. And then Derek goes over and gets that ball...

Texas officer who shot armed 93-year-old fired

...brandished a gun" when Stem arrived, but have declined to comment further. Stem was on administrative leave while Texas Rangers investigated. But Golden's nephew, Roy Jones, told the TV station that his aunt became upset when she was denied...

Rangers' Darvish has another close call in bid for no-hitter

ARLINGTON, Texas - Yu Darvish thought he had given up a hit when Boston slugger David Ortiz made contact.The Texas Rangers ace was talking about the popup in the seventh that was ruled an error without being touched. Not the clean single...

Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker to miss season with elbow injury

...since being hit on the calf by a pitch on Wednesday. PHILLIES: Cliff Lee will pitch in the opener March 31 at the Texas Rangers, the team he helped to reach the 2010 World Series.Taking over for injured pitcher Cole Hamels, Lee will be making...

Opening series in Australia won't have expanded replay

...the lineup and hit his first homer this spring, a two-run shot in the first inning that sent Los Angeles over the Texas Rangers 2-1.Ramirez, an ex-Augusta GreenJacket, was pulled in the sixth inning Thursday as a precaution after he was...