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Monday, Sep 30, 2013 at 9:28 PM
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By The Associated Press

Nellie Cruz Back in Rangers Lineup

Nellie Cruz Back in Rangers Lineup

Nelson Cruz fit right back in with the Texas Rangers after completing his 50-game drug suspension. Read »

Monday, Sep 30, 2013 at 1:32 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Cruz Should Be Welcomed Back

Cruz Should Be Welcomed Back

Nelson Cruz is eligible to return to the Rangers' lineup for Monday's Game 163, and there's no reason he shouldn't be there. Read »

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 12:53 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Cruz Speaks Up About Suspension

Cruz Speaks Up About Suspension

Nelson Cruz spoke candidly for the first about his 50-game suspension for PED use that put him out for the remainder of the Rangers' regular season. Read »

Friday, Sep 20, 2013 at 2:41 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Silent Bats Breaking Out

Silent Bats Breaking Out

The Rangers haven't had much in the way of offense recently, but on Thursday some cold bats simultaneously woke up. Read »

Friday, Sep 13, 2013 at 2:18 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Cruz Belongs on Rangers Roster

Cruz Belongs on Rangers Roster

Nelson Cruz is eligible to return to the Rangers for the postseason after serving his 50-game PED suspension, and it shouldn't be a debate as to whether he'll be welcomed back. Read »

Friday, Aug 30, 2013 at 5:14 PM
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By Lita Beck

Suspended Cruz Apologizes to Fans

Nelson Cruz apologized to his teammates, fans and family in a statement to reporters on Friday afternoon. Read »

Friday, Aug 23, 2013 at 11:32 AM
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By Adam Boedeker

Rangers Undergoing Offensive Transformation

Rangers Undergoing Offensive Transformation

The Rangers have done away with the bashing offense of old. Remember the Giants teams that "had no business" winning World Series? Well, here we go. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 at 10:15 AM
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By Stephen Hawkins

Nelson Cruz Heads Home to Dominican Republic

Nelson Cruz Heads Home to Dominican Republic

Suspended Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz is heading home Wednesday to the Dominican Republic, where he will work out before returning to Texas later this month. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 at 2:06 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Murphy Struggles in RF Experiment

Murphy Struggles in RF Experiment

For some odd reason, the Rangers decided to give David Murphy a start in right field on Monday night, and it went horribly. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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By Adam Boedeker

Road Seems Clear For Cruz's Return

Road Seems Clear For Cruz's Return

Nelson Cruz is taking his suspension and serving his punishment for an awful mistake, and it seems his teammates would welcome him back if the Rangers make the postseason. Read »

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