Found November 27, 2011 on Texas Rangers Trades:
This week I will post an updated version of my Top 50 All-Time Rangers List, which I had done at the end of the 2009 season and updated after the 2010 season. Below you will find my new list, along with where those players were previously. Below the list is my reasoning for players that moved up on the list. 1. Ivan Rodriguez: 5754 AB, .305 AVG, 217 HR, 842 RBI, 1,747 career Rangers hits, 866 R, .489 SLG, 352 2B, 2806 TB, 28 3B, MVP (99), Silver Slugger (94-99), Gold Glove (92-01), All-Star (92-01)2. Michael Young: 6 200-hit seasons (03-07, 11), 2061 H (franchise leader), 917 RBI, 169 HR, 1667 G (franchise leader), 6788 AB (franchise leader), .304 AVG, 1006 R (franchise leader), 388 2B (franchise leader), 3060 TB, 52 3B (franchise leader), All-Star MVP (06), Gold Glove (08), All-Star (04-09, 11), Batting Title (05) [was 3]3. Juan Gonzalez: 5435 AB, .293 AVG, 372 HR (franchise leader), 1,180 RBI (franchise leader), 878 R, .565 SLG% (franchise leader), 1595 H, 320 2B, 3073 TB (franchi...

Rangers to erect statue of Shannon Stone

The Rangers are erecting a statue of Shannon Stone, the Texas firefighter who died after falling over an outfield railing at a game in July. The 39-year-old Stone, a Brownwood Fire Department firefighter, had taken his 6-year-old son Cooper to the ballpark in hopes of catching a ball. The Rangers said Monday the life-size statue will be created by sculptor Bruce Greene, who is based...

Rangers lose hitting coach Narron to Brewers

Assistant hitting coach Johnny Narron, who has been instrumental in outfielder Josh Hamilton's addiction battle, has left the Texas Rangers to be the hitting coach for the Milwaukee Brewers. Narron is replacing Dale Sveum, who took the managerial job with the Chicago Cubs. The Rangers informed Hamilton last week that Milwaukee had contacted the Rangers about Narron. Narron...

Players A to Z, Derek Holland

Derek Holland pitches as a starter for the Texas Rangers. The 2011 season marked a break-out year for Holland as he demonstrated he could hold up under the rigors of a full MLB schedule. He showed control, a decent ability to strike out batters, and he was able to keep the ball in the park in a high power environment. Despite his first long season, Holland actually improved in...

Josh Hamilton loses key support person as Johnny Narron leaves Rangers for Brewers

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Inbox: With Nathan gone, who will be closer?

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The business model will have to be retouched.

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Wednesday was a relatively quiet day in for Rangers prospects in winterball, particularly after Tanner Scheppers and Cody Eppley finished their stints in the Caribbean. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's winterball action in the Rangers' system.

Rangers must fill Narron's duties

Johnny Narron's departure leaves a hole in Josh Hamilton's support.

Rangers Moments: No. 3

As part of a season-ending series, we'll take a look at the 13 most memorable moments from the 2011 Texas Rangers season. No. 3 When: Oct. 12 What: With Game 4 of the ALCS tied at 3-3 in the bottom of the eighth inning, Rangers manager Ron Washington decided to issue a free pass to Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera. After Cabrera reached third base with one out, a medium...

Quick Hits: Feliz, Nathan, Rangers, Indians, CBA

On this day years ago, the Angels traded first baseman J.T. Snow to the Giants for Fausto Macey and Allen Watson.  Snow would go on to play nine seasons with San Francisco with a slash line of .273/.369/.438.  Here are some links for Saturday night.. Peter Gammons of writes that the Rangers' signing of Joe Nathan puts Neftali Feliz in his rightful place, the starting...
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