texas rangers http://kut.org en Legendary Rangers Catcher Ivan Rodriguez Will Retire After a 23-Year Career http://kut.org/post/legendary-rangers-catcher-ivan-rodriguez-will-retire-after-23-year-career Next Monday, Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez, considered one of Major League Baseball's greatest catchers, will announce his retirement.<p>The news was first reported by the AP and <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/Rangers/status/193012489171107843">confirmed today by the Texas Rangers</a>, the team where Rodriguez made his debut.<p>Rodriguez, a 14-time All-Star, won a record 13 Gold Golves. The AP reports:<p><blockquote><p>"A fan favorite known as Pudge, Rodriguez was only 19 when he made his major league debut with Texas on June 20, 1991. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 22:49:52 +0000 Eyder Peralta 4071 at http://kut.org Legendary Rangers Catcher Ivan Rodriguez Will Retire After a 23-Year Career Top Morning Stories October 28, 2011 http://kut.org/post/top-morning-stories-october-28-2011 <p><strong>World Series</strong></p><p>The Texas Rangers lost to the St. Louis Cardinals, 10-9 in 11 inning last night. The two are now tied in the World Series, 3-3. That forces a Game 7 of the World Series tonight in St. Louis. This is the first time in nine years that a World Series has gone gone to a seventh and deciding game.</p><p><strong><span style="font-weight: bold;">Execution of San Antonio Man</span></strong></p> Fri, 28 Oct 2011 12:50:33 +0000 Jessica Mahoney 2851 at http://kut.org Top Morning Stories October 28, 2011 Mundane Mixup Helps Rangers Take 3-2 Lead In World Series http://kut.org/post/mundane-mixup-helps-rangers-take-3-2-lead-world-series If anyone asks you why the <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/10/24/141675097/napolis-2b-gives-texas-4-2-win-3-2-series-lead" target="_blank">Texas Rangers beat the St. Tue, 25 Oct 2011 13:44:42 +0000 Mark Memmott, NPR 2818 at http://kut.org Mundane Mixup Helps Rangers Take 3-2 Lead In World Series Texas Rangers Hosts Open Tryouts in Round Rock http://kut.org/post/texas-rangers-hosts-open-tryouts-round-rock <p>It&#39;s every baseball player&#39;s dream: To be picked from the crowd at an open tryout at your hometown ball park to play for your favorite Major League team.</p><p>Scouts for the defending American League Champion Texas Rangers did just that Wednesday morning, holding&nbsp; open tryouts for all positions at the Dell Diamond in Round Rock. Not surprisingly, many came out for a chance to show their talents to professional baseball scouts. The Horton family came from Crawford, Texas for the opportunity.</p> Wed, 20 Jul 2011 22:42:56 +0000 Jessie Wang, Kelsey Sheridan & Daniel Reese 2005 at http://kut.org Texas Rangers Hosts Open Tryouts in Round Rock Nolan Ryan Hospitalized for Chest Pain http://kut.org/post/nolan-ryan-hospitalized-chest-pain <p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nolan_Ryan">Nolan Ryan</a>, the CEO and club president of the <a href="http://texas.rangers.mlb.com/news/index.jsp?c_id=tex">Texas Rangers</a>, was hospitalized in Houston after experiencing discomfort in his chest yesterday morning at his home in Georgetown, according to a<a href="http://texas.rangers.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110718&amp;content_id=21951358&amp;vkey=news_tex&amp;c_id=tex"> press release</a> on the team&#39;s website.</p><p><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nolan_Ryan">Ryan</a> is also part owner of the <a href="http://web.minorleaguebaseball.com/index.jsp?sid=t102">Round Rock Express</a>. The 64-year-old received a double-bypass surgery in 2000.</p><p>He is currently undergoing tests for his reoccurring heart condition and&nbsp; is expected to be released from the hospital sometime this week. Mon, 18 Jul 2011 18:46:33 +0000 Kelsey Johnson 1973 at http://kut.org Nolan Ryan Hospitalized for Chest Pain Top Texas Ranger To Retire http://kut.org/post/top-texas-ranger-retire <p>The first Hispanic to lead the <a href="http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/texasrangers/">Texas Rangers</a> is retiring at the end of this month. 47-year-old Antonio &ldquo;Tony&rdquo; Leal is leaving to work in the private sector. He was appointed as Chief Texas Ranger in 2008.</p><p>Here&#39;s the full news release from the Texas Rangers: Mon, 07 Mar 2011 22:41:54 +0000 Nathan Bernier 902 at http://kut.org Top Texas Ranger To Retire Gov. Perry Will Make Chuck Norris An Honorary Texas Ranger http://kut.org/post/gov-perry-will-make-chuck-norris-honorary-texas-ranger <p>For years, Chuck Norris played a Texas Ranger in the TV series <em><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walker,_Texas_Ranger">Walker, Texas Ranger</a></em>.</p><p><object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/tW1tIpE95kc?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"><embed allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/tW1tIpE95kc?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="425" height="344"></object></p> Thu, 02 Dec 2010 17:17:28 +0000 Nathan Bernier 384 at http://kut.org Gov. Perry Will Make Chuck Norris An Honorary Texas Ranger