Posted November 14, 2011 on
Surprise third baseman Mike Olt belted two home runs on Friday while second baseman Leury Garcia reached base four times. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's winterball action in the Texas Rangers' system.
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The general manager's meetings this week in Milwaukee don't normally produce the same drama as the winter meetings.
That figures to be the case again this week but that doesn't mean things can't get done.
It was during the week of the GM meetings last year that the Texas Rangers sent a contingent to Arkansas to try and woo Cliff Lee in what turned out to be a failed...
C.J. Wilson's breakout year for the Texas Rangers netted him a sixth-place finish in the American League Cy Young voting.
Detroit's Justin Verlander won the award unanimously, taking all 28 of the first-place votes.
Wilson, who is a free agent, received one fourth-place vote and five fifth-place votes. His finish was the best by a Texas pitcher since Aaron Sele finished...
Interest has been heavy in free agent lefty C.J. Wilson, reports Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports, despite his disappointing postseason. The Yankees, Angels, Blue Jays, Marlins, Nationals, and Rangers have already expressed interest, reports Morosi. All six clubs had been expected to be in the mix.
An official with an involved club expects at least five years with a sixth-year...
Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine confirmed that he met with free-agent pitcher C.J. Wilson's agent, Bob Garber, on Tuesday night in Milwaukee.
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Nolan Ryan said last week that he didn't anticipate the Rangers signing either Albert Pujols or Prince Fielder as a free agent this offseason.
That's been the only real signal from the Rangers about their plans for the offseason at this point as we've otherwise been in waiting mode since the end of the World Series. We got another flare from the front office late last...
The Dodgers are after a veteran catcher and are now looking at Matt Treanor, a baseball source told Ken Gurnick of MLB.com. Treanor, 36, would serve as a veteran backstop alongside second-year catcher A.J. Ellis and rookie Tim Federowicz.
Treanor split time between the Royals and Rangers in 2011 and hit .214/.338/.291 in 242 plate appearances.