As playoff hopes fade, Rangers must look at arms for '15
may recall. But we're almost to Memorial Day, and, in the American League West standings, the Rangers are closer to Nolan Ryan 's Houston Astros than they are to first place. They have seven pitchers on the major-league disabled list — and only
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Other notable late-round picks include: Mark Buehrle (38th round in 1998), Jorge Posada (24th in 1990), John Smoltz (22nd in 1985), Don Mattingly (19th in 1979), Albert Pujols (13th in 1999) and Nolan Ryan (12th in 1965).
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OF THE WEEK: Atlanta closer Craig Kimbrel has struck out 431 hitters in 254 2-3 career innings. For context, consider that when Nolan Ryan set baseball's modern single-season strikeout record in 1973, he fanned 383 in 326 innings.
Vargas looks to get Royals back on track against the Angels
after allowing one run in 7 2/3 innings of a 5-2 victory over Texas on Sunday. "He may be 10 miles an hour short (of Nolan Ryan ), but he goes out with that attitude, with that makeup," manager Mike Scioscia told MLB's official website. "He goes
California prep LHP Aiken goes No. 1 to Astros
the high-90s and touched 100-102 mph several times, causing many to compare him to fellow Texas flamethrowers such as Nolan Ryan , Kerry Wood and Josh Beckett. ''How do you pass up a guy throwing 100?'' Marlins manager Mike Redmond said after Miami
Kershaw delivers masterpiece all of baseball knew was coming
innings, no hits, no runs, no walks, the career-high 15 strikeouts — the most by any pitcher in a no-hitter since Nolan Ryan punched out 16 against the Blue Jays in 1991. Kershaw retired 18 in a row to start the game. The only thing separating him
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striking out 11 and walking one. He recorded a franchise-record 54 strikeouts and five walks in June. Now Price can join Nolan Ryan , Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez as the only pitchers to strike out at least 10 in six consecutive games. He's also trying
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What happened to a good ol' charge-of-the-mound highlight?
leagues ... it’s time to rush the mound. Get in a few soft whacks of the pitcher and hopefully not get caught in a Nolan Ryan -like headlock of “noogies” like Robin Ventura once did. When all was said and done, everyone was laughing after the fake brawling. But there
Broadcast auction set for Royals-Indians game Tuesday
collector's item features four framed jerseys of the Class of 1999 National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees -- George Brett, Nolan Ryan , Robin Yount and Orlando Cepeda. Meet and Greet with Royals Gold Glove Award Winners Winners will have the opportunity to