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Monday, Apr 29, 2013 at 1:40 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Ortiz Comes Back Down to Earth

Ortiz Comes Back Down to Earth

Joe Ortiz was one of the best stories on the Rangers' young season but he struggled in Minnesota. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2013 at 1:33 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Despite Homer, Ortiz Still Shined

Despite Homer, Ortiz Still Shined

Joe Ortiz has had quite the start to his rookie season, and despite allowing a walk-off homer Tuesday he still had his brilliant moments in the game. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013 at 4:45 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Joe Ortiz = 2012 Robbie Ross?

Joe Ortiz = 2012 Robbie Ross?

Last season, Robbie Ross went from being a longshot to make the club to one of the best young relievers in the game. Now Joe Ortiz could be this year's version of Ross. Read »

Friday, Apr 12, 2013 at 12:05 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Who's On, Who's Not?: April 12

Who's On, Who's Not?: April 12

Lance Berkman is still on fire, and look at that no-name bullpen. Read »

Friday, Mar 29, 2013 at 2:50 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Two Pitchers Earn Bullpen Gigs

Two Pitchers Earn Bullpen Gigs

Ron Washington announced that Joe Ortiz and Tanner Scheppers have earned spots in the Rangers' bullpen. Read »

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PAT DONEY Pat is an award-winning sports anchor and reporter who wakes up every morning wanting to tell a great story. He joined NBC 5 in 2013.
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ADAM BOEDEKER Adam Boedeker is a sports writer with the Denton Record-Chronicle and responsible for prompting the No. 8 Bob Knight soundbite as ranked by ESPN.
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