Latest Jarrod Saltalamacchia Stories

2009-08-18 19:07:41

The Texas Rangers got catcher Ivan Rodriguez from the Houston Astros Tuesday in exchange for two minor leaguers. Rodriguez, 37, batted .251 with eight homers and 34 RBI in 93 games as Houston's starting catcher this year.

2009-08-06 19:04:18

Michael Young had two hits -- one a solo homer -- Thursday, leading the Texas Rangers to a 6-4 win over Oakland. His 18th homer came in the third inning, and his second RBI of the game came on a fifth-inning single. Hank Blalock hit a solo homer. David Murphy and Andruw Jones had two hits and one RBI apiece, while Marlon Byrd added one RBI for the Rangers, who avoided a three-game sweep. Winner Tommy Hunter (4-2) yielded three runs and three hits in seven innings. Closer C.J.

2009-08-02 21:49:10

Jarrod Saltalamacchia's two-run homer in the seventh inning Sunday snapped a tie and delivered the Texas Rangers a 4-2 win over Seattle. The Rangers got solo homers from David Murphy in the first and Michael Young in the sixth. Seattle scored two runs in the sixth -- one on a bases-loaded ground out by Russell Branyan and the second on a single by Jose Lopez. Starter Scott Feldman (10-4) went seven innings, giving up two runs on five hits with two walks and four strikeouts for the Rangers,...

2009-07-24 20:41:18

The Texas Rangers announced Friday that pitcher Vicente Padilla has been diagnosed with H1N1, widely known as swine flu. Padilla, however, is expected to make his next scheduled start Tuesday against Detroit.

2009-07-19 23:35:35

Ian Kinsler's two-run home run off R.A.

2009-07-09 00:24:13

Andruw Jones homered in each of his first three at bats Wednesday, powering Texas to an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Jones had two chances to become the 16th player in major league history to record four home runs in a game, but he just got under a fast ball down the middle and popped out in the sixth before striking out in the ninth. He was trying to add his name to a list that includes Lou Gehrig, Gil Hodges and Willie Mays. The Rangers defeated the Angels for the seventh time...

2009-07-08 01:15:37

A three-run homer by Andruw Jones keyed a six-run fifth inning for the Texas Rangers, who went on to knock off the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 8-5 Tuesday. Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in a pair of runs for the Rangers, who won for the sixth time in seven games and beat the division-rival Angels for the sixth time this season. Derek Holland (3-5) pitched two innings for the win in relief of Dustin Nippert, who made his first start after beginning the season on the disabled list with a...

2009-06-26 22:48:52

A three-run homer by David Murphy highlighted an early Texas assault Friday and the Rangers stormed to a 12-2 inter-league thrashing of San Diego. Texas won its third straight after losing five in a row. Elvis Andrus had four hits in as many at bats and Texas continued to break out of a recent offensive slump. The Rangers had scored no more than six runs in a game this month until producing nine against Arizona Thursday, although it took them 12 innings to do it. After Texas overcame a 1-0...

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