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Those who thought the Rangers would go through the offseason quietly after losing C.J. Wilson to the Angels were proved wrong early last week, after Texas won the rights to negotiate with Yu Darvish by spending $51.7 million on his posting fee. Assuming he does not get hurt or perform terribly during spring training, Darvish will open the season as a member of the Rangers’ rotation. I am not qualified to talk about Darvish’s particular skill set. I have never seen him pitch in person and the last time I saw him on television was during the 2009 WBC. I don’t really remember much about his stuff and would have to rely on the opinions of others to give a full scouting report. The general consensus is that he has ace potential and right now could settle in as a team’s two or three starter. What is intriguing about Darvish potentially joining the Rangers is the amount of pitching depth they would have and the various routes they could take in filling out their staff.
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Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba, who struck an umpire during a game last Friday, has been suspended by the Venezuelan winter league for 66 games for his actions.
The Venezuela native was playing for the Leones del Caracas team when the incident occurred. Torrealba hit home-plate umpire Dario Rivera Jr. in his mask after striking out. Rivera received medical attention between...
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SuZann Stone, the mother of the man who fell to his death trying to catch a ball thrown by the Rangers outfielder last season, wants Hamilton to continue the tradition, saying it bonds fathers and sons.
Yorvit Torrealba simply doesn't give a damn what the umpire has to say after throwing him out in a Venezuelan baseball league game. The face shove resulted in a vacation before spring training, or what they call it, a 66 game suspension. The Rangers catcher did offer an apology after the incident.
Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba was suspended Monday from Venezuela's professional baseball league for 66 games for striking an umpire.
Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba has been suspended from Venezuela's professional baseball league for 66 games for striking an umpire.
Sorry I haven’t posted anything in a couple of weeks. I have been out of town in Cincinnati and in Disney World.This week I will analyze the moves that the Rangers have made so far this offseason, along with giving them a grade, on an A through F scale, with A being the best, and giving them an importance grade, on an A through F scale, based on how important the move is for the...
HBT: Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba will miss the rest of this Venezuelan Winter League season and all next (66 games) for attacking an ump.
Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba was suspended 66 games by the Venezuelan League for hitting an ump.
The Texas Rangers continue to insist that they are not in on the Prince Fielder sweepstakes.
We here at Red Fever just don't buy that. And the odds just increased that the Rangers might have a shot to land the burly slugger to be their first baseman and hit in the middle of their already-potent lineup.
The Rangers insist they are set at first base with Mitch Moreland, and while...
CARACAS, VENEZUELA (AP) - Texas Rangers catcher Yorvit Torrealba has been suspended from Venezuela's professional baseball league for 66 games for striking an umpire.Torrealba was arguing with the home-plate umpire Friday after striking out. He angrily put a hand on the umpire's mask and shoved him. He was then ejected.League ...