Texas Rangers

1st AL West | 51-27
  • Batting Avg
    7th
    .267 AVG
  • Runs
    6th
    387 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    11th
    4.00 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    19th
    93 HR
  • SNY

    Yankees blow game to Rangers after three-hour rain delay in ninth inning

    The New York Yankees allowed four runs in the ninth inning after a 3 hour, 35 minute rain delay in a 9-6 loss to the Texas Rangers on Monday/Tuesday. Read more The Yankees led 6-5 in the ninth inning when umpires stopped the game to have the groundscrew bring the tarp onto the field. Aroldis Chapman walked the only batter he faced before rain stopped the game. Kirby Yates hit three batters and allowed two-run singles to Adrian Beltre and Elvis Andrus to blow the save. The game, which was delayed 24 minutes at the start of the night due to the threat of rain, did not end until 2:44 a.m. ET. Mark Teixeira went 3 for 5 with a home run while Carlos Beltran and Didi Gregorius combined to go 6 for

  • HardballTalk

    Nationals release Taylor Jordan to make roster space for Lucas Giolito

    The Nationals cleared space on the 40-man roster for top prospect Lucas Giolito by releasing Taylor Jordan, MASN’s Dan Kolko reports. The club also optioned reliever Rafael Martin to Triple-A Syracuse. Jordan, 27, underwent Tommy John surgery for the second time last month. In parts of three seasons in the majors with the Nationals, Jordan compiled a 4.48 ERA with a 57/25 K/BB ratio in 94 1/3 innings. While Jordan’s mediocre control and inability to frequently miss bats will limit his potential, he can still be plenty valuable at the back of another team’s starting rotation once he’s healthy. Giolito, 21, is making his major league debut on Tuesday night against the Mets. He has, to this point,