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Could the best-ever Rangers lineup beat the best-ever Astros lineup?

The Houston Astros have been the best baseball team in Texas this season. No one would argue that as the final three-game set in the Lone Star Series begins Monday night at Globe Life Park. The Texas Rangers, who are 7-9 against their southern neighbors this season, could still take the Silver Boot

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-24 18:36:00

Anemic Rangers succumb to A's, lose 8-1

DALLAS - I will tell you now that Nomar Mazara hit a solo home run in the top of the seventh inning on a sunny afternoon in Oakland's torture dungeon of a stadium for the Texas Rangers. I tell you this up front because that's the only thing the Rangers did on Sunday afternoon in Oakland that will ma

WFAA - 2017-09-24 23:29:20

Rangers Swept In Oakland, Playoff Hopes Dwindling

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Khris Davis hit another big home run, Jharel Cotton pitched five shutout innings of one-hit ball and the Oakland Athletics extended their season-best winning streak to seven games with an 8-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. Texas got swept over three games at an inop

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-25 01:11:00

Rangers Reaction: Playoffs? Rangers have work to avoid last place

Just because a season ends, whenever it ends, doesn't mean the baseball beat writer is done traveling for the year. There are always two big off-season events that require coverage - the general managers meetings and the winter meetings. Both will be held this year in Orlando, Fla., with the GMs me

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-25 00:21:00

The fault that produced North Texas' largest quake could produce an even bigger one, study says

The town that experienced a 4-magnitude earthquake in May 2015 - the strongest quake ever recorded in North Texas - sits on a fault with the potential to produce an event 10 times larger, suggests a new study led by scientists at Southern Methodist University. The report also concluded there was "su

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-25 11:00:00

Perez can't save Rangers from sweep at Oakland

The Texas Rangers could be eliminated from the wild-card race as early as Tuesday after the Oakland A's struck for five runs in the fifth inning against Martin Perez and finished off a three-game sweep with an8 -1 victory. The Rangers are now 5 1/2 games behind the Minnesota Twins for the second wi

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-24 22:52:00

Why Gallo, Rangers aren't sweating club K mark

The consensus in the Texas Rangers' clubhouse is that Joey Gallo has had a productive season, with his power, ability to get on base, speed and the adjustments he has made, and by playing three different positions. Those things overshadow his .207 batting average and the single-season club record f

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-24 19:36:00

These athletes' inspirational teammates are family - literally

A lot of volleyball players will tell you their teams are like a family. In the case of Justin Northwest seniors Oakley O'Dell and Analise Lucio, there is some literal truth to that claim. O'Dell is the third of four sisters that have played for the Lady Texans during a time period that spans from g

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 19:20:00

Rangers Manager Jeff Banister Leaves to be With Sick Mother

Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister left the team on Saturday morning to be with his ill mother. Banister's mother, Verda, lives in Clear Lake, Texas. Bench coach Steve Buechele will manage the last two games of the Rangers' series against the Oakland Athletics. The Rangers were on the fringe of the

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-24 09:18:17

Curse of the Coliseum continues, Rangers fall to A's 1-0

DALLAS - How do I know the Rangers are cursed at Rickey Henderson Field at Oakland Coliseum? Tonight Rougned Odor drew two walks, was the only member of the lineup to reach via a walk, and the Rangers still didn't score a single run. All the way back on April 17, the Texas Rangers played the Oakland

WFAA - 2017-09-24 04:22:31

Cowboys linebacker Anthony Hitchens' rehab is 'moving faster than expected'

Dallas Cowboys middle linebacker Anthony Hitchens (59) is forced to leave the game after an injury in the second quarter as the Oakland Raiders play the Dallas Cowboys in a NFL preseason game in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, August 26, 2017. Rodger Mallisonrmallison@star-telegram.com D

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 20:59:00

Donald Trump Jr. gets 'failing grade' from 87 faculty before his UNT speech

Dozens of faculty members at the University of North Texas have taken a stand against Donald Trump Jr.'s upcoming appearance for the school's speaker series. The president's eldest child is scheduled to speak Oct. 24 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington as part of the school's Kuehne Speaker Series. He'll b

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-09-23 20:33:09

A's left-right switch doesn't disrupt Rangers' plans

All the planning Steve Buechele and Jeff Banister did before the Texas Rangers' manager left to visit his ailing mother in south Texas was seemingly all for naught after the Oakland A's switched starting pitchers for Saturday. They scratched left-hander Sean Manaea some four hours before first pitc

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 23:48:00

It's not just burger joints: one-hit (and sometimes more) restaurant-burger wonders

The Heimburger at Heim Barbecue & Catering consists of two Texas Akaushi beef brisket patties with American cheese, topped with bacon-burnt-end jam. That's the menu description, anyway. It doesn't do the burger justice. Behold the Heimburger at Heim Barbecue & Catering in Fort Worth The Heimburger c

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-22 19:39:00

Lee Park Renamed Oak Lawn Park, For Now

Now that the Robert E. Lee statue is gone, his formerly eponymous park in Oak Lawn is getting a new name. The city of Dallas Parks Board voted unanimously Friday morning to give Lee Park a new placeholder name, returning the park to its original name, Oak Lawn Park, until the city can go through the

DALLAS OBSERVER - 2017-09-22 15:54:00

This repeat episode was terrible, Rangers lose 4-1 to Graveman, Oakland.

On August 25th, the Texas Rangers, fresh off of a huge series win against a fellow division Wild-Card hopeful, started a series in Oakland, trailing the Twins by just a game. But the Twins beat the Blue Jays earlier in the day, and Kendall Graveman went 7 innings, allowing just one run to the Ranger

WFAA - 2017-09-23 05:32:12

Rangers Reaction: Odor's season of struggles magnified Friday

To be perfectly fair to the decrepit dump known as Oakland Coliseum, the baseball playing surface isn't bad for most of the season. But for the final six weeks, or from the point of the first home exhibition NFL game for the Oakland Raiders, there isn't a worse surface in MLB. The outfield grass is

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 06:03:00

Rangers drop in wild-card standings after loss to A's

Kendall Graveman allowed one run in seven innings, and Matt Olson connected for a two-run homer in the second inning against Nick Martinez as the Oakland A's beat the Texas Rangers 4-1 and pushed them a game further back in the wild-card race. The loss, coupled with a Minnesota Twins win, knocked t

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 04:46:00

Here's why DeShields was out of Rangers' lineup Friday

Delino DeShields was out of the Texas Rangers' starting lineup Friday to open a three-game series against the Oakland A's, and it's all Adrian Beltre's fault. Huh? Well, Beltre didn't draw up the lineup card. Manager Jeff Banister did that. But Beltre's hamstring strain continues to limit him to on

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 01:54:00

Rotation keyed Rangers' sweep over Mariners. Now what?

Cole Hamels capped a terrific three-game series Thursday for the Texas Rangers' rotation, which allowed only five runs in 20 1/3 innings in a sweep of the Seattle Mariners. That's a nifty 2.21 ERA - Cleveland Indians-esque stuff from Martin Perez, Andrew Cashner and Hamels, who was the best of the

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-23 01:44:00