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MLB: Texas Rangers at Oakland Athletics Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

Today’s pitching matchup is Doug Fister versus Shawn Manaea.

The Rangers signed Plano native Cameron Rupp to a minor league deal because you can never have enough backup catchers.

With Bartolo Colon being the only Rangers’ pitcher to go 6 innings so far, his place in the rotation appears to be safe for the moment.

Evan Grant answers some questions from fans perplexed that this team doesn’t look that good.

Cole Hamels’ Oakland win came at the hands of a two seam fastball and lots of changeups.

Bartolo Colon may be looking at a swing role when Martin Perez comes off the DL.

Beltre’s second inning single yesterday moved him into a tie with Rod Carew in the career hits category with 3,053.

Look out .500, here we come!

Mark Teixeira will be auctioning off his Westlake mansion, if any of you yahoos has 4 or 5 million laying around.

Cole Hamels had a good outing but ran his pitch count up early.

Jamey Newberg looks at Joey Gallo as a number 2 hitter.