Darvish falls one out shy of perfect game
April 2 (The Sports Xchange) - Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish came within one out of matching the greatest single-game pitching performances in Major League Baseball, striking out 14 while nearly throwing a perfect game for the Texas Rangers against the Houston Astros on Tuesday.
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White Sox to host Rangers in Civil Rights Game on Aug. 24
The seventh annual Civil Rights Game will be played in Chicago for the first time when the White Sox host the Texas Rangers on Aug. 24 at U.S Cellular Field. It will be the first Civil Rights Game for the Rangers but the third for the Sox. Major League Baseball created the game to pay tribute to those who fought on and off the field for equal rights in America. The game was played at Auto Zone Park in Memphis, Tenn., in 2007 and 2008, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati in 2009 and 2010 and at Turner Field …
Father of Sandy Hook victim to throw first pitch
Major League Baseball will honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting during the opening games of the 2013 season, including a father who will throw out the ceremonial first pitch for the Texas Rangers.
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Andrus scratched due to soreness from tattoo
Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus was scratched from Thursday's Cactus League game against the Cleveland Indians due to muscle soreness in his left arm caused by a new tattoo.
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Konerko, Gillaspie each hit two home runs in White Sox’ 8-4 win over Rangers
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Conor Gillaspie and Paul Konerko each hit two-run homers, prospect Simon Castro pitched three innings of one-hit ball and the White Sox defeated the the Texas Rangers 8-4 on Wednesday, staying unbeaten through five games for the first time since they joined the Cactus League in 1998. The White Sox improved to 3-0-2 while dropping the Rangers to 0-5. Gillaspie drove in four runs against Texas on Tuesday with a triple and single. He was acquired by general manager Rick Hahn in a trade with the San Francisco Giants, helping shore up third base and adding a …