Wilson 'glad' to be playing for hometown team

It was 3:45 p.m. on Monday, and catcher Bobby Wilson was on his way to the Rangers' team charter plane. All of his luggage and equipment were already stowed away, and he was ready to board the flight to Baltimore.
August 05, 2016

Rays claim catcher Wilson; Casali optioned

The Rays claimed catcher Bobby Wilson off waivers from the Rangers and optioned catcher Curt Casali to Triple-A Durham following a 3-2 win over the Royals on Thursday afternoon.
August 04, 2016

Shirtless little fan has the best time chewing on a toy baseball

Did anyone enjoy himself at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Wednesday more than this shirtless youngster and his father (watch above)? Anyone? Probably not but Rangers catcher Bobby Wilson went 4-4 with two runs while hitting in the nine hole in a 15-run scoring outburst against the Angels. That's fun, too.  
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May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Wilson grateful for sacrifices his wife makes

Rangers catcher Bobby Wilson knows firsthand how hard it is to hit a grand slam off a Major League pitcher -- which he did to break a tie in the eighth inning of Texas' 8-3 win over the Tigers on Sunday at Comerica Park. But compared to being the wife or mother of a Major League player? It's a piece of cake.
May 08, 2016

Tigers land catcher Wilson, righty for Holaday

The spring-long wait for catcher Bryan Holaday's roster fate ended on Tuesday night, when the Tigers traded their former backup to the Texas Rangers for catcher Bobby Wilson and right-handed pitching prospect Miles Jaye.
March 29, 2016

Rangers retain Wilson, solidifying 2016 catching situation

In the final few months of the 2015 regular season, the Texas Rangers survived an injury to starting catcher Robinson Chirinos thanks to the duo of Chris Gimenez and Bobby Wilson - and both will now return to the club in 2016. Earlier this week the Rangers retained Wilson, according to Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News, which more or less solidifies their catching situation...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Wilson's RBI fuels Rangers in 4-3 win over Orioles

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Bobby Wilson lined a tie-breaking single with two out in the sixth inning, and Adrian Beltre hit his 13th home run as the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Saturday night. The Rangers have won three straight and increased their lead for the second AL wild card to 1 1/2 games. The Orioles have lost 10 of their last 12, dropping 4 1/2 games behind...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays complete trade with Pirates, invite three to spring training

The Tampa Bay Rays completed their trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday by acquiring minor-league right-hander Buddy Borden. They also signed three players to minor-league contracts with invitations to major-league spring training: Catcher Bobby Wilson, outfielder Corey Brown and infielder/outfielder Eugenio Velez. Borden, 22, spent the 2014 season with Class-A West Virginia...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks add 3 players to roster

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled infielder Nick Ahmed and left-handed pitcher Andrew Chafin from Triple-A Reno, and selected the contract of catcher Bobby Wilson. To make room on the 40-man roster for Wilson, Arizona transferred right-handed pitcher Bronson Arroyo, who had Tommy John surgery, to the 60-day disabled list on Monday. Ahmed finished fifth in the Pacific...
Via Associated Press
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs call up Ahmed, Chafin, Wilson

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks recalled infielder Nick Ahmed and left-handed pitcher Andrew Chafin from Triple-A Reno, and selected the contract of catcher Bobby Wilson from Reno. To make room on the 40-man roster for Wilson, the D-backs transferred right-handed pitcher Bronson Arroyo (Tommy John surgery) to the 60-day disabled list. Ahmed, 24, finished fifth in the Pacific Coast League...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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