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The Texas Rangers love Mitch Moreland. Makeup. Work ethic. Toughness. Pretty much the whole package. They also think he's got a chance to be a really good Major League hitter.
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There’s some salacious rumors going around right now about Josh Hamilton.
I really, really hope that they’re not true. But if they are–I forgive the guy.
For Christmas I came across Hamilton’s book Beyond Belief: Finding the Strength to Come Back at the book store and decided it would make a great Christmas gift for my wife. Hamilton is her only athlete crush and I think...
Continuing their search for a left-handed specialist out of the bullpen, the Texas Rangers recently signed veteran southpaw reliever Joe Beimel to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.
Josh Hamilton, the 2010 American League MVP and star Center Fielder for the 2-time defending American League Champion, Texas Rangers has once again relapsed. Hamilton as most baseball fans know has had a long and difficult struggle with addiction and with a variety of substances. The story has been well documented over the years as Hamilton, who was once a highly touted prospect...
With how good Nelson Cruz has been for the Rangers over the last few seasons, it can be easy to forget just how tumultuous his road to the majors was. It wasn’t too long ago, however, that Cruz was the definition of the “Quad-A” player, crushing Triple-A pitching but stymied against pitching in the major leagues. That’s why, despite turning 32 in July, Cruz is entering just...
By Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi
The Texas Rangers reached agreement Tuesday on a three-year contract with shortstop Elvis Andrus, according to major league sources.
The deal, which will cover all three of Andrus arbitration years, is expected to be in the 14 million to 15 million range.
The contract does not include any club options and is contingent on Andrus...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Shortstop Elvis Andrus and the Texas Rangers have finalized a 14.4 million, three-year contract that avoided salary arbitration.
He gets a 750,000 signing bonus and salaries of 2,375,000 this year, 4.8 million in 2013 and 6,475,000 in 2014. He then becomes eligible for free agency.
A hearing had been scheduled for Thursday. Andrus had asked for 3.6 million...
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The two-time defending AL champion Texas Rangers avoided arbitration with another of their core players, agreeing Thursday to a $16 million, two-year contract with AL Championship Series MVP Nelson Cruz.
AL championship series MVP Nelson Cruz has agreed to a $16 million, two-year contract with the Texas Rangers.
NEW YORK (AP) -- AL championship series MVP Nelson Cruz has agreed to a $16 million, two-year contract with the Texas Rangers.