Rangers first baseman J.P. Arencibia had a night to remember Tuesday. But afterward, he said it was not enough. He finished the night 4-for-5 with two doubles and two home runs. The second home run was a grand slam, and he drove in a career-high seven RBIs in the 12-11 Rangers loss to the Yankees.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved closer to Honus Wagner on the all-time hit list with the help of replay on Tuesday night. Jeter's infield single also was big in the Yankees' seven-run rally against Rangers starter Nick Martinez and reliever Shawn Tolleson.
Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin went into Tuesday's game hitless in his last 16 at-bats over the previous five games. He also was hitting .200 in his last 22 games. At a time when the Rangers want to see progress from their young players, they are not seeing as much as they would like from Martin, 26, who is in his second full season in the Major Leagues.
The Rangers continue to field trade calls on relief pitcher Neal Cotts, but there were no indications that something would get done before the 3 p.m. CT Thursday non-waiver Trade Deadline. Another option could be preferable to the Rangers. They are considering the possibility of re-signing Cotts, who could be a free agent after the season.
Rangers starter Nick Tepesch is still not completely over the problem in his left knee, and thre Rangers have pushed him back in the rotation. He was supposed to start on Friday against the Indians, but the Rangers are going to start Jerome Williams instead, followed by Miles Mikolas on Saturday and Yu Darvish on Sunday.
The Yankees will ask Hiroki Kuroda to get them a series victory for the second time in a week when he matches up with Colby Lewis and the Rangers on Wednesday night in Texas.
J.P. Arencibia tallied seven RBIs to set a career high, hitting two home runs -- including a grand slam -- on Tuesday night vs. the Yankees, but it wasn't enough in a 12-11 Texas loss.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter knows, with no hesitation, what he's going to miss the most after he retires from baseball at the conclusion of the season.
Exiled left-hander Robbie Ross Jr. is starting to find himself again at Triple-A Round Rock. His resurgence comes at a time when the Rangers are getting trade interest in left-hander Neal Cotts before Thursday's 3 p.m. CT Trade Deadline.
Rookie reliever Roman Mendez pitched another scoreless inning for the Rangers on Sunday night. That gave him a streak of eight consecutive scoreless outings to start his Major League career, matching Alexi Ogando for the longest in Rangers history.
Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish rode a four-run Texas fifth to earn his 10th win of the season in a 4-2 victory over the Yankees on Monday night in the first of a three-game series.
The Athletics scored five runs in the second inning against starter Miles Mikolas and went on to a 9-3 victory.
The Rangers were able to get a call overturned in the fifth inning of Sunday night's series finale with the Athletics, but it didn't prevent Oakland from scoring an extra run.
With just a few shopping days left before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, there is one question surrounding the Rangers. Who will be the next to go?
With the passing of the Draft signing deadline, teams have had a recent influx of talent into their farm systems, and with that, MLBPipeline.com has updated the Top 20 Prospects lists of all 30 teams.