Minor 11 Ks, Rangers 5 homers in 10-9 win over Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Asdrúbal Cabrera hit two of the five Texas homers, Mike Minor struck out 11 over six innings and the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 10-9 in a series opener Monday night. Hunter Pence, Joey Gallo and Rougned Odor also went deep. The Rangers twice had back-to-back homers

Rangers score 2 runs in 10th, rally past Cardinals 5-4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Nomar Mazara hit a sacrifice fly off St. Louis reliever Carlos Martinez to cap a two-run rally in the 10th inning, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Cardinals 5-4 on Sunday. Both teams blew leads in the late innings. Dexter Fowler‘s solo homer in the ninth off Texas

Cardinals get 1st win over Rangers since 2011 World Series

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Matt Carpenter almost homered and almost got picked off in the same decisive inning that pushed the St. Louis Cardinals to their first victory over Texas since the 2011 World Series. Carpenter was initially given a two-run homer in the fifth inning after his opposite-field shot that

Sampson’s 1st win follows Leclerc as Rangers top Cards 7-3

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Adrian Sampson might not always have one-time Texas closer José Leclerc starting in front of him. Worked pretty well this time, though. Sampson got his first career win following Leclerc as the opener in his first major league start, Rougned Odor and Shin-Soo Choo homered in a seven-run

Rangers belt 5 home runs in 16-1 rout of Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rougned Odor homered twice, Willie Calhoun went deep for the second straight day and the Texas Rangers hit five homers in all as they routed the Kansas City Royals 16-1 on Thursday in the rubber game of their three-game set. Joey Gallo went deep among his

Stars defenseman Lindell signs new $34.8M, 6-year contract

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Stars defenseman Esa Lindell has signed a $34.8 million, six-year contract that will run through the 2024-25 season. The deal with an average value of $5.8 million per year was announced Thursday, a week before Lindell’s 25th birthday. The 6-foot-3 Finn was a restricted free agent. Lindell

Guzman, Calhoun go deep as Rangers roll past Royals, 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Ronald Guzman and Willie Calhoun each hit a two-run homer, and the Texas Rangers cruised to a 6-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Shin-Soo Choo added a solo shot in the ninth inning and Nomar Mazara matched a career high with four

Kiner-Falefa, Andrus go deep in Rangers loss to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) – George Springer started the Houston Astros‘ barrage and didn’t let up. Springer was 5 for 5 with four RBIs and a pair of home runs that increased total to an AL-high 15, leading the Astros to a 15-5 rout over Texas on Sunday and a four-game sweep of

Legendary Newton football head coach W.T. Johnston has passed away

Former Newton Athletic Director and Head Football coach W.T. Johnston has passed away. Johnston led Newton to back-to-back state championships in 2017 and 2018 despite suffering from host versus graft disease, which he developed after receiving a double lung transplant in 2015. “Not only has Coach Johnston made an impact on the athletic