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The Texas Rangers signed Nate Robertson yesterday. The pitcher will be pithing on a minor league deal, but he will have the chance to compete for a relief role with the Rangers' Major League club. Robertson last pitched in the Majors in 2010 for the Phillies.
According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Rangers will invite Robertson to big league camp during spring training.
Nate Robertson is signing minor league deal with #rangers with an invitation to big league camp, says agent Steve Canter.
— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) January 22, 2013
Robertson has spent the last two seasons pitching in the minors. He has played in the Seattle Mariners' system, the Chicago Cubs' system, the Toronto Blue Jays' system, and the independent league. Robertson was once a decent starting pitcher in the Majors, but he has not been a regular starter since 2010 with the Florida Marlins.
Robertson has dealt with numerous injuries throughout his career, but injuries are no...
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Left-handed pitcher Nate Robertson has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Texas Rangers that will include an invitation to spring training, ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reported. Robertson, 35, hasn't pitched in the majors since 2010, when he went 6-8 with a 5.95 ERA for the Phillies and Marlins.
ARLINGTON, Texas Jurickson Profar and Leonys Martin spent a couple of days at Rangers Ballpark this week as part of the club's hitting camp for some of the organization's young stars.
They are hoping it's a sign of what's to come this year as both players are looking to make an impact with Texas.
Profar and Martin were at the ballpark along with Engel Beltre...
The Texas Rangers avoided arbitration with outfielder David
Murphy yesterday, as the two sides agreed to a one-year, $5.775 million
contract for the 2013 season. However, assistant general manager Thad Levine
told T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com that the two sides have explored the possibility of
a multi-year extension.
"When we went into the offseason, we identified a
Outfielder David Murphy has agreed to a $5.78 million, one-year contract with the Texas Rangers.
The deal Monday came three days after Murphy and the team exchanged salary arbitration figures. They agreed in the middle after Murphy sought $6.5 million and the team offered $5.05 million.
The Rangers previously agreed to deals with left-hander Matt Harrison and right-hander Neftali...
Outfielder David Murphy and the Texas Rangers agreed Monday to a one-year contract worth $5,775,000.
The deal came three days after Murphy and the team exchanged salary arbitration figures. They agreed in the middle after Murphy sought $6.5 million and the team offered $5.05 million.
Texas previously agreed to deals with left-hander Matt Harrison and right-hander Neftali Feliz...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Outfielder David Murphy has agreed to a 5.78 million, one-year contract with the Texas Rangers.
The deal Monday came three days after Murphy and the team exchanged salary arbitration figures. They agreed in the middle after Murphy sought 6.5 million and the team offered 5.05 million.
The Rangers previously agreed to deals with left-hander Matt Harrison...
The Rangers have not been shy about keeping their own core players in recent years. For every Josh Hamilton or Mike Napoli or C.J. Wilson that departs there’s an Elvis Andrus or Ian Kinsler or Matt Harrison who stays. They’ve been aggressive about signing players on the right side of 30 to multi-year extensions while eschewing the guys approaching their decline years. David Murphy...
Frisco, Texas is the headquarters of Dr. Pepper, so it is no surprise the hometown minor league baseball team has a park named after the carbonated beverage.
Dr. Pepper Ballpark is home to the AA affiliate of the Texas Rangers, the Frisco RoughRiders. The ballpark is state of the art and one of the more picturesque and unique stadiums on that level of the minor leagues.