The Texas Rangers acquired pitcher Matt Garza from the Chicago Cubs, seeking to bolster their starting rotation for the final two months of the regular season as they pursue a playoff berth.
Max Scherzer fell shy of tying Roger Clemens’s record 14-0 start to a Major League Baseball season, taking his first loss in 21 starts as the Detroit Tigers fell 7-1 to the Texas Rangers.
The Texas Rangers shut down the bats of the St. Louis Cardinals and Albert Pujols in a 4-0 win that ties the World Series at two games apiece.
Mark Teixeira of the New York Yankees and David Wright of the New York Mets are among 27 Major League Baseball players on the U.S. team for this year’s World Baseball Classic.
Cuba defeated two-time defending champion Japan 6-3 to complete its first-round group play at the World Baseball Classic.
Game 4 of baseball’s World Series beat the National Football League in head-to-head television ratings aided by the New Orleans Saints’ blowout of the winless Indianapolis Colts.
The New York Mets took their seventh straight loss, a 4-0 shutout, at the hands of the Atlanta Braves who swept yesterday’s Major League Baseball double-header.
The Texas Rangers signed relief pitcher Joe Nathan, who had a team-record 260 saves over the past seven years with the Minnesota Twins, and will move reliever Neftali Feliz into a starting role.
"I was very focused."
- Derek Holland on Oct 23, 2011