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The Texas Rangers have three finalists for American League Gold Glove honors, including third baseman and three-time winner Adrian Beltre.
Beltre won the Gold Glove last season and is up against Oakland's Brandon Inge and Kansas City's Mike Moustakas for the award this year. The winners will be announced Tuesday night.
Elvis Andrus is competing against Minnesota's J.J. Hardy and Seattle's Brendan Ryan at shortstop while David Murphy is a finalist along with Tampa Bays Desmond Jennings and Kansas Citys Alex Gordon.
Beltre ranked first in the AL with a .974 fielding percentage at third base, which was the second-best mark of his career. The eight errors made by him were the fewest of his career and he didnt make an error after Aug. 26.
Andrus, who has never won a Gold Glove, cut his error total from 25 in 2011 to 16 this season, He had a 54-game errorless streak, which is the best ever for an everyday shortstop for the Rangers.
Murphy made just one error, that coming April 7, and also had four assists.
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The Texas Rangers declined the options on right-handers Scott Feldman and Yoshinori Tateyama Tuesday, making both pitchers free agents.
If the Rangers would have picked up the option on Feldman, they would have owed him 9.25 million for the 2013 season. They opted for a 600,000 buyout.
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ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers are trying to make more things happen at Rangers Ballpark for 2013 with less space.
For the third-consecutive year, the Rangers are making offseason renovations to the ballpark, with this year's focusing on an area behind home plate as well as the dugouts.
The moves will cost the Rangers 80 seats as far as seating capacity (from 48,194 to...
The Texas Rangers declined contract options Tuesday on two right-handers who fell out of favor this year. Scott Feldman and Yoshinori Tateyama both become free agents. Feldman received a $600,000 buyout rather than a $9.25 million deal for next year. The team turned down a $1 million salary for Tateyama, according to ESPNDallas.com. Feldman, 29, shuttled back and forth between...
The Texas Rangers have declined a $9.25 million club option for Scott Feldman and a $1.2 million option for Yoshinori Tateyama, making both right-handers free agents.
Texas also Tuesday reinstated right-hander Neftali Feliz from the 60-day disabled list and purchased the contract of right-hander Justin Miller from Triple-A Round Rock.
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The Texas Rangers are making changes to Rangers Ballpark for the third offseason in a row, this time adding an additional row of seats behind home plate and increasing the size of the dugouts.
Team officials announced the $12 million project Tuesday.
Along the extra seats and dugout space, extensive renovations will be made the private club and concessions areas behind home plate...
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