Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
Every year, it’s the same story: Fantasy baseball teams scramble in the first week to pick up that hot rookie or replace dud closer who has already gotten the hook from the manager.
If you didn’t know by now, Texas Rangers’ Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre are pretty tight. From their back-and-forth banter to fooling each other on the field, there’s no pair more fun to watch. Need proof?
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at third base for your fantasy baseball draft.
Craig Gentry turned a spot start into a tiebreaking hit and the Texas Rangers avoided a four-game sweep in a matchup of AL division leaders, rallying past the New York Yankees 10-6 Thursday.
Kuroda might have given fans on Tuesday a preview of things to come. He seems to have a coolness about him that should serve the Yankees well in the playoffs.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
The Texas Rangers have leaped upon the void left by the death of George Steinbrenner and are setting the standard for American League excellence.
Adrian Beltre hit a long home run and had a pair of RBI singles as the Texas Rangers beat the New York Yankees 7-3 Wednesday night, winning their sixth consecutive series to start a season for the first time in franchise history.
Despite the big-name signings of Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson, the Los Angeles Angels haven’t distanced themselves from the 2012 Yankees.
Albert Pujols joined elite World Series company by hitting three home runs in a World Series game. Pujols equaled Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson in the Cardinals’ 16-7 Game 3 victory over the Rangers.
Jose Reyes had four hits and scored three runs, rookie Dillon Gee pitched six effective innings and the New York Mets beat the Texas Rangers 8-5 on Sunday.
Matt Harrison pitched seven strong innings, Adrian Beltre snapped a 13-game homerless drought and the Texas Rangers beat the New York Mets 8-1 on Friday night.
Looking to continue his domination of Texas, Bartolo Colon takes the mound for the Yankees as the teams continue their three-game set at Rangers Ballpark on Saturday night.