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WATCH: Mike Trout beaned with rosin bag during celebration

Angels outfielder Mike Trout had himself a pretty good night on Saturday against the Rangers. The MVP candidate went 2-for-3 with a walk, a two-run home run and a triple.So how did Trout's teammates honor their teammate? No post-game Gatorade shower or shaving cream pie for this group. Nope. They just hit him in the back of the head with a rosin bag during an interview:Speaking...
Via The Other Paper
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Colby Lewis may return next season

It's no secret that the Texas Rangers have had a miserable season, and much of it has had to do with the low quality of starting pitching. The Rangers will almost certainly be looking for pieces to add to their rotation in the offseason. Other than Yu Darvish, Colby Lewis started the most games for the Rangers, as the team used a league-high number of pitchers during the season...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Rangers do have talent — as long as they avoid injuries

Adrian Beltre Rangers – Photo Credit – Keith Allison   The Texas Rangers were the first team in the majors eliminated from playoff contention when they were officially ousted on September 4th. Far cry from the team that won 91 games last season — their fourth straight 90-win season, and made 2 consecutive World Series appearances in 2010 and 11′. Coming into 2014, they had...
Via Hot Stove MLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ron Washington Reveals Why He Left The Texas Rangers

Tweet   IRVING, Texas — In his first public comments since abruptly resigning Sept. 5, former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said he was embarrassed and at a “very low time in my life” after not being true to his wife after 42 years of marriage. “I am embarrassed more than I have ever been in my life,” Washington said during a nearly four-minute-long statement he...
Via Los That Sports Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Washington reveals why he resigned from the Rangers

Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington on Thursday made his first public comments since suddenly resigning Sept 5. Washington acknowledged during a news conference that he broke his wife’s trust. The former Rangers skipper did not take questions or go into great detail, but he expressed remorse while addressing reporters. “I was not true to my wife after 42 years. I broke...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers manager Ron Washington resigned due to affair

Your browser does not support iframes. Ron Washington revealed Thursday that he resigned as manager of the Texas Rangers earlier this month because he was “not true to my wife.” “I was not true to my wife after 42 years,” Washington said during a news conference at a Las Colinas hotel.. “I broke her trust. I’m here today to own that mistake and apologize to her. “…...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Washington says marital infidelity was reason he resigned as Rangers manager

After nearly eight seasons of mostly successful management of the Texas Rangers — up until the 2014 campaign, where the team was on pace for a near-100-loss season — Ron Washington abruptly resigned from the team’s skipper job on Sept. 5. In his first public comments since his shocking resignation, Washington claims that the reason […] The post Ron Washington says marital...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex- Texas Rangers Manager Ron Washington Admits To Cheating On Wife

The picture above shows Ron Washington in a full blown smile but his infidelity isn’t a laughing matter.  In a press conference this afternoon, Ron Washington shared a personal detail with the press that must’ve been killing him inside. Although his statement was very brief, it was enough. He admitted that the reason why he resigned from his managerial job is because he cheated...
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Pitcher Nick Tepesch Threw 400 MPH Against Oakland? That's What the Radar Gunn Said...

Sometimes under extreme circumstances people are capable of doing things that people refer to as 'super-human.' There are all sorts of stories about mom's going beast mode and lifting trucks off of their babies, but that is truly an extreme circumstance. Pitching for a team that has been out of playoff contention for sometime does not qualify as such.So how in the world...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Jake Smolinski, Michael Choice

It seems unfortunately rather fitting for the Texas Rangers that when they do finally get a player back from injury, another is ruled out for the rest of the season. Jake Smolinski was activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, but barely no time had passed before it became clear that Michael Choice, who strained his hamstring on Sunday, would not return this year:OF Jake Smolinski...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Shin-Soo Choo has ankle surgery

The Texas Rangers entered Tuesday night's game against the Oakland A's at 57-92, last in the American League West. The dismal season can be largely attributed to injuries, as 12 players are currently on the 60-day disabled list. One of the injured players, Shin-Soo Choo, underwent season ending surgery last month. To make matters worse, he will now undergo another surgery...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers rookies dress up in silly costumes for tame hazing ritual (photos)

Forcing rookies to dress up in hilarious costumes, often with a feminine twist, has become an annual rite of passage for MLB rookies (see here and here and here), and the first-year players on the Texas Rangers had their turn on Monday. As the team embarked upon a West Coast trip to play the Oakland […] The post Texas Rangers rookies dress up in silly costumes for tame hazing ritual...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ron Washington Left Rangers Due To Alleged Sexual Assault, Legal Matter

Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington abruptly resigned from his position for personal matters. By all indications it was not because of his job performance, and general manager Jon Daniels said that he would have kept Washington on as manager in 2015. That led many to speculate about why Washington decided to resign. Initially people suspected it could’ve been drugs or addiction...
Via Geeks and Cleats
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Washington investigated for alleged sexual assault

Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault, according to a report. Jamie Kelly of The Scoop Sports says Washington’s alleged sexual assault of an Asian reporter is the reason the manager stepped down last week. Dallas sports radio host Ben Rogers of “The Ben & Skin Show” on […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Washington steps down as Rangers manager

With a six game losing streak and the team out of contention in the AL West, Ron Washington has stepped down as the manager of the Texas Rangers. Washington is vacating his managerial job for what has been deemed personal reasons while Tim Bogar has been named interim manager. The Rangers released the following statement: “Ron Washington informed us today that he has chosen to...
Via Tireball.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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