Found February 06, 2012 on Miami Herald:
The Texas Rangers have signed left-handed pitcher Joe Beimel and first baseman/outfielder Conor Jackson to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training.

Hamilton gets new accountability partner

The Texas Rangers have settled on a new accountabilitypartner for outfielder Josh Hamilton, general manager Jon Daniels announced on Tuesday. Shayne Kelley, who has no history with Hamilton, has been tabbed to take overthat job in his position as a major league staff assistant. The need for an accountability partner for Hamilton is critical givenHamiltons alcohol relapse last week...

Beimel, Jackson agree with Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Left-handed reliever Joe Beimel and first baseman-outfielder Conor Jackson have agreed to minor league contracts with the Texas Rangers. Beimel went 1-1 with a 5.33 ERA in 35 games with Pittsburgh last year. Jackson hit .244 with five home runs and 43 RBIs in 114 games last season with Oakland and Boston, which acquired him at the trade deadline. Texas...

Josh Hamilton's Relapse Reaffirms Importance of Teams' Roles in Helping Athletes Recover

Addiction continues to be a problem among many of the major sports, an issue that continues to be underreported by the national media and ignored by the leagues. Josh Hamilton is currently the poster child for recovering addicts and his recent fall has brought attention to addiction and how clubs handle those addictions to the forefront again. The Texas Rangers have done a lot to...

Former Bucs reliever Beimel signs deal with Rangers

Former Duquesne reliever Joe Beimel went 1-1 with a 5.33 ERA in 35 games with the Pirates last year.

Rangers give Beimel, Jackson minor league deals

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Left-handed reliever Joe Beimel and first baseman-outfielder Conor Jackson have agreed to minor league contracts with the Texas Rangers.

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Sources: Rangers, Andrus agree on deal

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...

Hamilton sees docs after relapse

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton has been to New York to visit with doctors for Major League Baseball and the players' association following his admitted relapse with alcohol.

Source: Rangers, Andrus reach three-year deal

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press the Texas Rangers and shortstop Elvis Andrus have agreed to a three-year contract, avoiding a salary arbitration hearing.

Rangers lock up SS Andrus with 3-year deal

According to, The Texas Rangers agreed to a three-year, $14.5 million contract with shortstop Elvis Andrus on Tuesday night, thus avoiding arbitration.

Rangers, Andrus agree to three-year deal

The Rangers have avoided arbitration with shortstop Elvis Andrus, agreeing to a three-year deal worth approximately $14.5 million, a source confirmed to on Tuesday night.

Rangers agree to three-year extension with Elvis Andrus

The Texas Rangers have signed shortstop Elivs Andrus to a three-year extension, Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports reports. The deal will not include any options and will be worth $14.4mm. In three seasons, all with the Rangers, Andrus has played in at least 145 games and owns a career .271 avg and posted career highs in hit (164) and stolen bases (37) last season. Image...
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