5/2/2015 | Gallardo, Gray look to get Rangers, A's on right track
The season has not gone quite as planned for either the Rangers or A's since they squared off on Opening Day. The Rangers own the worst record in the American League while the A's are five games below .500.
5/2/2015 | Andrus, Rangers join PLAY campaign
When Elvis Andrus looked around at his first Spring Training as a teenager, the slender shortstop wondered how he'd ever make it to the Majors.
5/2/2015 | Banister uses same lineup for first time
Encouraged by the Rangers' offensive performance in Friday's 7-5 loss to the A's, the Rangers used the same lineup in back-to-back games for the first time this season.
5/2/2015 | Hamilton continues to progress in Arizona
Josh Hamilton took live batting practice and shagged balls in the outfield at the Rangers' spring training facility in Surprise, Arizona on Saturday. A five-time All-Star with the Rangers from 2008-12, the recently acquired Hamilton is currently on the 15-day disabled list as he continues to recover from right shoulder surgery.
5/2/2015 | Lewis' brilliant outing goes unrewarded
Colby Lewis was outstanding for six scoreless innings. The offense delivered two home runs in a game for only the fourth time in 22 games, and the six extra-base hits were a season high. All those wonderful things by the Rangers were wasted Friday night.
5/2/2015 | Bullpen badgered in game-changing inning
The Rangers had a 5-0 lead going into the eighth Friday night before the Athletics came back against Shawn Tolleson, Roman Mendez and Neftali Feliz.
5/1/2015 | A's turn tide on Rangers with 7-run 8th inning
Mark Canha homered to lead off the eighth inning and capped the A's seven-run outburst with another RBI hit, pushing Oakland to a 7-5 victory at Globe Life Park. Brett Lawrie delivered the go-ahead two-run double off Neftali Feliz, who couldn't close out what had started out as an offensive showcase for the Rangers.
5/1/2015 | Martinez rolling into matchup with A's Pomeranz
The Athletics have lost three straight games with left-hander Drew Pomeranz on the mound. They will try to end that streak Saturday night, when he faces the Rangers' Nick Martinez -- one of the hottest pitchers in baseball -- at Globe Life Park.
5/1/2015 | Rangers increase pregame focus on defense
The Rangers have adjusted their pregame routine to emphasize defense. They are going through 15 minutes of concentrated defensive work before beginning batting practice.
5/1/2015 | Choo aims to get bat going after 2-game break
Rangers manager Jeff Banister wanted to get Shin-Soo Choo a couple of days off to help get him together offensively. Choo hit .096 in April, the second-lowest average among qualifying hitters in the Major Leagues.