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Astros beat Yankees in season opener

Astros beat Yankees in season opener

The lowest payroll in baseball beat the second-highest. The Astros beat the Yankees Tuesday night at Minute Main Park, 6-to-2. Scott Feldman outpitched C. C. Sabathia.
Russell Wilson to throw out first pitch Wednesday

Russell Wilson to throw out first pitch Wednesday

Russell Wilson will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Rangers-Phillies game on Wednesday. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback joined the organization as a Rule 5 draft pick in December.
Longview’s Hasty makes Baylor his choice

Longview’s Hasty makes Baylor his choice

JaMycal Hasty still has a year ahead of him wearing Lobo green and gold. Turns out, he’s got a few more years left of wearing those colors.
For Scheppers, Opening Day one to forget

For Scheppers, Opening Day one to forget

Tanner Scheppers called his first major league start Monday “a dream come true.” “It was something I’ll never forget,” the Texas Rangers’ right-hander said.

Phil Kuchinsky is live from Arlington

KETK's Phil Kuchinsky went to Rangers Opening Day. He saw Tanner Scheppers take the loss.
Rangers lose Opening Day slugfest

Rangers lose Opening Day slugfest

The Rangers and Phillies combined to score 24 runs on Opening Day. Philadelphia had more. The Phillies beat the Rangers Monday at Globe Life Park, 14-10.
Rangers confident but limping into opener with Phillies

Rangers confident but limping into opener with Phillies

The most crowded part of the Texas Rangers’ spring clubhouse the past six weeks was the training room, and that’s never a good thing.

Jonah Gonzales is the Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week

Jonah Gonzales is the Trinity Mother Frances Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. He's a senior shortstop for the Brook Hill Guard. He's won three straight state championships.
Rangers embrace baseball math: 84 is the new 10

Rangers embrace baseball math: 84 is the new 10

Change is inevitable in pro sports. Players grow old. Batting averages turn sour. Yesterday’s local hero is tomorrow’s free agent, signing a contract with the other side.
Wisconsin, Florida earn Final Four berths in NCAA Tournament

Wisconsin, Florida earn Final Four berths in NCAA Tournament

Wisconsin beat Arizona 64-63 on Saturday night and earned a spot in the Final Four of the NCAA men's basketball tournament. The Final Four games will be played Saturday, April 5.
Baseball preview: American League West

Baseball preview: American League West

Texas Rangers. Better, worse or same? Same Why: A lot of turnover, new faces and injuries this spring. The offense is improved, but the rotation is a question mark at the back end.
2014 Astros season preview

2014 Astros season preview

The overview: This season is supposed to bring daybreak for the Astros, a sign that even if they’re bad, they’re no longer the punch line. Position-by-position breakdown: A deeper look at the 2014 Astros roster.
Bradshaw keys 5-1 Longview victory over Tyler Lee

Bradshaw keys 5-1 Longview victory over Tyler Lee

Will Bradshaw battled on the mound and added two run-scoring hits at the plate as Longview picked up a crucial win over Tyler Lee on Saturday.
The baseball gods are angry, but pray for the Rangers

The baseball gods are angry, but pray for the Rangers

Maybe it was Nolan’s Revenge, as colleague Mac Engel was predicting even before Christmas. Maybe it was Kinsler’s Karma. What did Ian know and when did he know it with that “0-and-162” wish?
Rangers close out spring training with loss to Astros

Rangers close out spring training with loss to Astros

The Astros beat the Rangers in the Alamodome Saturday, 13-6. Jesus Guzman hit a two-run homer for Houston in the top of the first. On the next pitch, George Springer his a solo home run.