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Johnny Oates

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2012

    Hope Springs Eternal as Yu Darvish Makes His Bow at the Ballpark in Arlington

    Late into the evening yesterday, the sun was sinking over Arlington, but it was still warm out -- 77 degrees, far more spring than winter, perfect first-pitch weather. And the Ballpark in Arlington was open too, of course, to introduce the score of the off-season: Yu Darvish, the 6-foot-5 would-be a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Stop it. Ron Washington Did Not Get Hosed.

    ​Texas Rangers' manager Ron Washington deserves credit. But not a trophy. I was neither surprised nor disappointed yesterday when Minnesota Twins' skipper Ron Gardenhire was named American League Manager of the Year. While he led his team to 94 wins and a division championship despi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Oct. 1, 1996: Where Were You When the Rangers Won Their Playoff Game? Their Only One.

    ​The defending Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys were 2-3 under Barry Switzer and on their way to a playoff loss to the Carolina Panthers. The Dallas Mavericks were embarking on a season that started with head coach Jim Cleamons and the Three Js -- Jason Kidd, Jim Jackson and Jamal Mashburn ... More >>

  • News

    September 30, 2010
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    February 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Thomas O. Hicks: In Memoriam

    ​With his decision to sell the Texas Rangers to Pittsburgh sports attorney Chuck Greenberg, long-time owner Tom Hicks will willingly, yet grudgingly step into the shadows of Metroplex baseball. But how will he be perceived? While Greenberg, 48, and his group seek approval from Major League Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Dallas' Fantasy Roster

    No. 12 in your football program ... No. 12 on our fantasy roster.​When I say No. 22, who comes to mind? Do you immediately think of the Dallas Cowboys' all-time best runner? Or their all-time best rusher? Or perhaps instead the second-leading all-time scorer in the history of the Dallas Mav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    The Top 10 All-Time Texas Rangers in the History of Ever

    Very cool moment last night: The greatest player in Texas Rangers history - now a Houston Astro - smacks a 5th-inning homer and receives a standing ovation. Stay classy, Arlington. On a day when Toby Harrah and Ruben Sierra were elected into the Rangers' Hall of Fame, Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez rem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Your Texas Rangers: The Steroid Sluggers

    Wow.Part of the shrapnel from the *A-Roid bombshell: Not that it manifested itself in any sort of team success, but there's no denying that the Texas Rangers now have more big-name stars linked to performancing-enhancing drugs than any professional team this side of a European cycling club. R ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2008

    The Great Digit Debate

    Just which local players have earned the right to be eternally identified with their uniform numbers?

  • News

    June 12, 2008

    Lost and Found

    After beating his drug addiction, Rangers inspirational sensation Josh Hamilton is bearing down on an MVP

  • News

    April 3, 2008
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    March 27, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 25, 2006
  • News

    April 13, 2006

    Heaven Help Us

    When watching sports, is God a passive observer or a meddler?

  • News

    March 6, 2003

    The Buck Starts Here

    New Texas Rangers manager Buck Showalter makes the team much better. Problem is, he cant hit leadoff, play center field or pitch.

  • Culture

    June 7, 2001

    Frank's Place

    Who's on first...and third and RF? Mr. Catalanotto, the Ranger without a home.

  • Culture

    April 26, 2001

    Welcome Back

    Gabe--Kapler, not Kotter--returns, but what does that mean for the Chad?

  • Culture

    March 29, 2001

    Lamb's Chops

    Even he admits he needs more seasoning, but Mike Lamb doesn't have to like it

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    The A-Team

    Love it when a plan comes together? Not so fast. Sure, they've got A-Rod and I-Rod, but what about Rusty Greer hitting leadoff, Tim Crabtree closing, and Johnny Oates acting human? John Gonzalez goes to Texas Rangers spring training to look for answers.

  • Culture

    December 28, 2000

    The Home Stretch

    From A-Rod to Z-routes, the year that was in Big D sports

  • Culture

    October 5, 2000

    Push the Panic Button

    The Rangers have their worst season in years. The reaction? Ho hum, wait till next year.

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best Example of Cluelessness

    Johnny Oates playing Scott Sheldon in nine positions

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best Texas Ranger

    Rick Helling

  • Culture

    August 31, 2000

    Prodigal Son

    Former superstar Ruben Sierra, exiled in Oklahoma City, is tearing up the minors. As if it matters.

  • Culture

    July 13, 2000

    Unlucky Luis

    All-Star Tuesday should have been a great one for Rangers second baseman Alicea

  • Culture

    June 29, 2000

    Positive reinforcement

    The Rangers and their fans continue to see the team's glass as half full

  • News

    March 25, 1999

    The spring of our discontent

    Raphael Palmeiro is hurt. Johnny Oates is grumpy. Pudge Rodriguez is acting like a spoiled brat. Lee Stevens just wants to play baseball. Welcome to Texas Rangers spring training.

  • Culture

    March 18, 1999

    Talking up The Ticket

    Or: Why The Fake Johnny Oates is better than the real thing

  • Culture

    September 24, 1998
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    September 10, 1998

    Juan for all

    Gonzalez's RBI record doesn't mean a thing unless the Rangers win the West

  • Culture

    July 9, 1998

    Do over

    Todd Van Poppel doesn't have to be great anymore, just good enough

  • Culture

    May 14, 1998

    Safe at third

    When Fernando Tatis' game struggled, he kept his head down and his mouth shut

  • Culture

    April 9, 1998

    Breaking balls

    Opening week proved the Rangers can be the best and worst team in baseball

  • News

    March 12, 1998

    Getting to first base

    Everyone's a contender during spring training, but can Will Clark and the Texas Rangers come back from last season's disappointments?

  • Culture

    March 5, 1998

    Stopped short

    Kevin Elster was through with baseball once, but it was not finished with him

  • Culture

    February 5, 1998

    Stealing home

    Tom Hicks bought a baseball team, but he'll own an empire

  • News

    September 4, 1997

    Aural Sex

    Holly Mullen meets Dunham and Miller, the radio jocks whose sports talk show leaves Dallas women panting for more

  • Culture

    October 5, 1995

    A managers memories

    Red Sox skipper Kennedy remains bitter about turn with Rangers

  • Music

    October 5, 1995
  • Culture

    May 25, 1995

    Attitude adjustment

    Fan fury prompts Rangers' owners, players to make nice

  • Culture

    April 6, 1995

    The last hurrah

    The strike is over, but pain lingers

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