RANGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carlos Gomez wouldn't want to be with any other team

Via Associated Press
18 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Horses included in Odor's 6-year extension

Rougned Odor will be pestering American League foes in a Texas uniform through 2022, and the Rangers couldn't be happier. The team held a news conference Thursday to announce a six-year, $49.5 million contract extension for Odor, who turned 23 in February and is coming off a 2016 season in which he hit .271 with 33 home runs and 88 RBIs. The deal includes a $2 million signing bonus...
Via Rangers.com
57 minutes ago

Rangers add innovative flair to ballpark fare

Another baseball season is nearly upon us, and as is becoming the tradition around the big leagues, the Texas Rangers have unveiled another round of inventive and entertaining food options for fans.
Via Rangers.com
1 hour ago

Rangers, Odor announce 6-year deal

The Rangers announced their agreement on a six-year contract extension with second baseman Rougned Odor during a news conference on Thursday.
Via Rangers.com
2 hours ago

Dillon Gee Exercises Opt-Out Clause

Right-hander Dillon Gee has utilized the opt-out provision in his minor league deal with the Rangers, reports Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (on Twitter). Texas will have 48 hours to add Gee to its 40-man roster. If the Rangers decide against adding Gee to the roster, he’ll become a free agent that can sign with any club. Gee, 30, reeled off six shutout innings against his former...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
15 hours ago

2016 MLB playoff teams that won't make it back this season

Last season saw two MLB franchises with historic championship droughts face off in World Series. As you know, the Cubs finally broke through, while the Indians’ championship-less streak continues.Those weren’t the only two teams to play baseball in October, however, and some of 2016’s postseason participants are bound to bow out before the playoffs begin this year. Welcome...
Via Yardbarker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Beltre close to 3,000 hits, really wants 1 ring

Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rangers selling 2-foot long, $27 tamale hot dog

The Texas Rangers have developed a reputation for producing jaw-dropping, gut-busting, over-sized food items at their ballgames, and this season will be no different.Actually, there will be something new this year that is worth a headline — their 2-foot long, $27 tamale hot dog.GuideLive.com says the Rangers will be selling an “MVT” at games this year that will feature their...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Release James Loney

The Rangers have announced they’ve released veteran first baseman James Loney. They’ve also optioned righty Eddie Gamboa to Triple-A Round Rock and reassigned outfielder Jared Hoying to Round Rock. In addition, righty Anthony Bass and catcher Steven Lerud have been told they haven’t made the team, according to MLB.com’s TR Sullivan (on Twitter). Bass will head to Round Rock...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
3 days ago

Texas Rangers: Adrian Beltre's ride to Cooperstown

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Looking Back on Tomorrow: Texas Rangers by Kate Morrison

Flip that coin again.
Via Baseball Prospectus
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers have tabled extension talks with Jonathan Lucroy

The Texas Rangers may have to prepare for their catcher to hit free agency at season’s end.According to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Rangers have tabled contract talks with Jonathan Lucroy, potentially opening the door for his departure at season’s end. Lucroy was the Rangers’ big trade deadline acquisition last July, and has a long track record of being...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rougned Odor threw a cup of water into Felix Hernandez’s face on the field

Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor (not to be confused with his brother, also named Rougned Odor) must be thrilled about his new contract extension with the team.During the Rangers’ Spring Training game with the Seattle Mariners on Saturday, as Odor was taking the field, he threw a cup of water into the face of Felix Hernandez, his Venezuelan countryman. Based on the reaction...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers sign Rougned Odor to six-year extension

The Texas Rangers have locked up one of their young stars for the foreseeable future, reportedly signing second baseman Rougned Odor to a six-year, $49.5 million extension. Odor, 23, put up a splendid 2016 campaign, tallying 33 homers and 70 extra-base hits for the Rangers.The deal extends him through what would have been Odor’s first two years of free agency.It really is a win...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers open to discussing Yu Darvish contract extension in season

The Texas Rangers seem to be approaching the Yu Darvish contract situation with caution, but they are open to discussing an extension during the season.Rangers GM Jon Daniels told 1310 The Ticket’s Norm Hitzges on Monday that the team has “interest in him staying here,” regarding Darvish. Daniels also said the team is open to having contract talks with Darvish at any point...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' Andrus plays for 1st time since hernia surgery

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) After missing the first 13 games of spring training while recovering from sports hernia surgery in November, Elvis Andrus returned to shortstop for Texas, playing four innings without a fielding chance and going 0 for 3 Saturday as a Rangers split squad beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1. ''I hear games are a little quiet,'' Andrus said. ''It's kind of easy for...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Job Posting: Texas Rangers TrackMan Operators

Position: Texas Rangers TrackMan Operators Location: Kinston, N.C.; Surprise, Ariz.Description: The TrackMan operator will be responsible for running TrackMan system. The position runs from April to mid-September for Kinston, and mid-February (immediate) to mid-November for Surprise. Responsibilities: Responsible for setting up rosters and tagging the information. Track/chart information...
Via Fangraphs
February 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton's knee okay, says 'confidence hasn’t wavered at all’

Josh Hamilton insists there’s no discouragement whatsoever over a recent setback involving his surgically repaired left knee.The Texas Rangers veteran returned to Houston after leaving camp on Wednesday to have the knee examined by Dr. Walt Lowe, who performed his ACL reconstructive surgery on Hamilton’s left knee last summer.Hamilton, on a minor league contract, returned to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Josh Hamilton experiences pain in reconstructed knee, leaves camp

Texas Rangers first baseman Josh Hamilton left Arizona Tuesday, flying to Houston to get his left knee checked out after experiencing pain in the reconstructed joint.“He felt the discomfort while running arcs on the outfield grass during the Texas Rangers’ first full-squad workout of spring training,” wrote Jeff Wilson of the Star Telegram. “The Rangers’ training staff...
Via Sportsnaut
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Prince Fielder previews new cooking show, and he eats a lot

Now that former MLB slugger Prince Fielder is retired, he has plenty of time to do other things. And if there’s one thing we know, it’s that Fielder is a big fan of food: both cooking and eating it. With that said, that made him the perfect candidate to star in a new cooking show, titled “Fielder’s Choice.” The show will soon be available to stream on Netflix and Hulu,...
Via The Sports Daily
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss
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