Holland excellent in return, but Rangers fall to Royals

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The left-hander gives up one run in seven innings in his 2014 debut, a 2-1 loss.

Rangers notes: Rotation is tweaked, if just for one week

The Rangers hope to give Colby Lewis a few extra days of rest while giving Scott Baker and Robbie Ross another run through the rotation.

Another decent outing for Lewis, another loss for Rangers

Colby Lewis ties Yu Darvish for the team lead with 144 1/3 innings pitched.

Holland hopes to put ‘brutal’ season behind him by playing spoiler role

Derek Holland will make his first start Tuesday after recovering from knee surgery.

The Rangers’ lost season has been tough on the broadcast team, too

Steve Busby, Tom Grieve and the rest of the TV team try to inject a little optimism into a challenging situation.

Astros rally to kick Rangers while they’re down

Jose Altuve has four hits as Houston rallies in the eighth to take the series finale, 3-2.

Arencibia struggles to find his place for Rangers down stretch

J.P. Arencibia is finding at-bats hard to come by as the team expands its youth movement.

Ross shines in audition for 2015, but Rangers lose 2-0

Robbie Ross fills in with five no-hit innings, but Rangers’ offense doesn’t produce.