Found January 19, 2012 on
NBC Dallas- Fort Worth:
Over the past two years, since the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys have been in a turf war for the Dallas-Fort Worth sports fans' attention, there have been some mixed reviews of the Cowboys by Rangers players.
After winning their first of two straight AL pennants, Ian Kinsler went on record as saying it was a "Rangers town now" and basically inferring that "the team across the street" didn't exist anymore.
Then, there's relief pitcher Mike Adams, who joined the Rangers at the trade deadline this past summer. Adams is from Corpus Christi and is the self-appointed biggest Cowboys fan ever. He even made the trip down to San Antonio for training camp a time or two, if memory serves me right.
Now, arguably the Rangers' biggest signing in team history, Japanese pitching phenom Yu Darvish, is coming to town and his dad shed some light on where Yu's allegiances might lie.
You see, Darvish's Iranian father, Farsad, went to high school in Massachu...
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The Rangers avoided arbitration with reliever Mike Adams, by signing him to a $4.4MM deal, tweets Anthony Andro of FOX Sports Southwest. Matt Swartz had projected the SFX client for $4.5MM.
The Rangers' arbitration agenda still includes Elvis Andrus, Nelson Cruz, Matt Harrison, and Mike Napoli.
1. Ian Kinsler, Texas Rangers
Kinsler's power and speed make him the best second baseman in fantasy baseball.
Kinsler hit a career-high 32 HR in 2011, although his average was a meager .255. His power and speed (30 SB in 2011) make him the best second baseman in fantasy baseball.
2. Robinson Cano, New York Yankees
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Texas Rangers RHP Mike Adams will be back with the team in 2012.
The team and pitcher agreed to terms on a one-year deal that was announced Tuesday.
According to the team, "Adams combined to go 5-4 with a 1.47 ERA and 2 saves in a career best 75 games with San Diego and Texas in 2011. He had the fourth lowest ERA and tied for sixth most holds (32) among major league relievers...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have agreed to one-year deals with right-handers Mark Lowe and Mike Adams, avoiding arbitration. Adams, a reliever, agreed to a 4.4 million deal after making 2,535,000 last year. Lowe agreed to a 1.7 million, one-year contract, a raise of 500,000. Lowe, who avoided salary arbitration, was 2-3 with a 3.80 ERA and one save in 52 games for...