1 day ago
The Rangers come into this series with a 5 1/2-game lead over Oakland for first place in the AL West and avoided getting swept in three games by the Athletics with Wednesday's 3-1 victory.
10 days ago
Adrian Beltre and Mitch Moreland each crushed solo home runs in the 10th inning and Joe Nathan survived a shaky bottom half to help the Texas Rangers down the Oakland Athletics, 6-5, in the middle...
11 days ago
The very team the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat in Game No. 162 last October for a stunning sweep to steal away the AL West crown from the two-time reigning AL champions.
11 days ago
Back in the Bay Area for the first time since a three-game sweep at the end of last season cost them the AL West crown, the first-place Rangers had their momentum stopped by Oakland once again.
13 days ago
The Angels already trail the Rangers by 10 games in the AL West.
14 days ago
Two teams on opposite sides of the Lone Star State and the AL West will meet in the second of a three-game set on Saturday when the Texas Rangers take on the Houston Astros.
16 days ago
But it's almost a guarantee the AL West club that piles up the most Ws against the Astros will eventually win the West.
16 days ago
The Astros, last in the AL West, carried a six-game slide into this series, but have taken the first two matchups and can match their longest winning streak of the season with a victory tonight.
21 days ago
Jason Vargas closed out the impressive pitching night by the AL West by throwing a three-hitter in the Angels' 4-0 win over Baltimore.
22 days ago
One more win in the remaining three games will ensure a winning record on their only road trip entirely through the AL West this season.
25 days ago
That the two would be linked in the same sentence, let alone the same American League West pennant race, toys with all prevailing baseball logic.
88 days ago
Hamilton grounded out on the first pitch he faced and later flied out twice for the Angels, who signed him a five-year, $125 million free-agent deal to leave Texas for its AL West rivals.
100 days ago
One of baseball's best is found in the American League West, with the Rangers and Angels trading blows in recent years.
131 days ago
Athletics manager Bob Melvin has received a two-year contract extension through the 2016 season after leading Oakland to a surprising AL West title last year.
134 days ago
Adrian Beltre believes the new-look Texas Rangers are still going to be competitive in the AL West.
162 days ago
AL West power shift: Angels, Rangers lineups
175 days ago
Gomes helped Oakland to an AL West title last season, batting .262 in 99 games with 18 homers and 47 runs batted in. He had a career-high .377 on-base percentage, including a .404 mark after the...