TEXAS RANGERS NEWS

Rangers Injury Update: Yu Darvish to start throwing in early December

Like many on his team, Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish had his 2014 season cut short due to injury. Darvish, though did manage to play most of the season before inflammation in his right elbow forced him to call it quits on August 10. Now, though, Darvish has recovered, and he will begin his offseason throwing program soon after Thanksgiving.Darvish cleared to throw http://t.co/QnL94NPflP—...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Helping others part of game for Rangers Holland

Derek Holland has the same goals just about every big league pitcher has. The Texas left-hander would like to be part of a World Series winner. He'd also like to win a Cy Young Award. And then there's this. "I'd like to win the Marvin Miller Man of the Year award," Holland said. That honor goes to a player for their play as well as their contributions to the community. As busy as...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tech turns back Northwestern State

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- LUBBOCK, Texas -- Robert Turner scored 13 points to lead Texas Tech to a 75-64 win against Northwestern State on Tuesday night. The Red Raiders (3-1) took control early with a 24-7 run that extended a 6-5 lead with 15:08 left in the first half to 30-12 at the 6:28 mark. Northwestern State trimmed the deficit to nine points, 37-28, at halftime after the Red...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Darvish cleared for offseason throwing program

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Rangers ace Yu Darvish has been cleared to start his offseason throwing program. Darvish, who missed the last seven weeks of the season because of inflammation in his right elbow, had an MRI and was examined Tuesday by team physician Dr. Keith Meister. Texas said Darvish already is in his normal offseason training program and expects to start throwing in early...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Showing Interest in Saunders, Mariners looking to Upgrade Outfield

According to Jerry Crasnick, the Texas Rangers have been showing interest in adding an outfielder.  Crasnick reported that the Rangers have a mild interest in outfielder Michael Saunders of the division rival Seattle Mariners.  The Rangers are assumed to be actively looking to add outfielders with the loss of right fielder Alex Rios to free agency. #Rangers looking for an OF...
Via On-Base Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MRI comes back clean for Rangers' Darvish

The Texas Rangers got expected but good news on right-hander Yu Darvish Tuesday as the 
MRI on his right elbow came back clean. The right-hander is now free to begin his regular offseason workouts after getting the clean bill of health from Rangers team doctor Keith Meister. One change in Darvish's offseason plans is that he'll spend the next several weeks working out in Texas...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thankful Chirinos looking towards 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas – On the same day it was announced that Texas catcher Robinson Chirinos was named the club's first winner of the Richard Durrett Hardest-Working Man award, Chirinos was working hard in the community. Chirinos hosted a Thanksgiving even at the Arlington Life Shelter, serving food and handing out necessities to those in need. Chirinos, who has a foundation to help...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Texas has 'checked in' on Seattle outfielder Michael Saunders

The Seattle Mariners have been said to be aggressively shopping Michael Saunders in the offseason. He seemingly has worn thin within the Mariners organization, much do to his inability to stay on the field, but he is still young enough to bring back a decent haul. The Texas Rangers have reportedly contacted the Mariners to get a feel for what it may take to acquire Saunders. ...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Chirinos first-ever winner of Durrett honor

Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos was tabbed as the first-ever winner of the Richard Durrett Hardest-Working Man. The award goes to the Texas player who demonstrates significant improvement over the previous season or seasons through hard work. The award was the idea of the Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. It's named for reporter Richard...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Rangers speaking to Braves about Justin Upton

With Alex Rios likely not going back to Texas next year, the Rangers will be in need of a new outfielder. Since the Atlanta Braves have been talking about trading multiple players this offseason, they have been speaking to the Texas Rangers about Justin Upton, reports Ken Rosenthal.#484273369 / gettyimages.com#Rangers have spoken with #Braves about Justin Upton, as @Joelsherman1...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Rangers could deal away prospects in right deal

Before the 2014 season began many tabbed the Texas Rangers as favorites to win the World Series.  Instead of doing that however, the Rangers were ravished with injury and became the worst team in the American League.  Ken Rosenthal is reporting that instead of going out to make blockbuster signings this offseason the team will instead look to trade.#184785186 / gettyimages.comSources...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Alexi Ogando, Tomas Telis

The Texas Rangers were hampered with a significant number of injuries this past season, which lead to a dismal 67-95 record. Only four position players appeared in over 125 games and no pitcher made 30 or more starts. Hoping to get healthy in time for Spring Training, there is some news on the injury front regarding pitcher Alexi Ogando and outfielder Tomas Telis . #491878955 ...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB News: Rangers trade outfielder Daniel Robertson to Angels

The Texas Rangers have traded outfielder Daniel Robertson to the Los Angeles Angels for either a player to be named or cash. The deal was announced Thursday by the teams. The Angels designated outfielder Alfredo Marte for assignment to make room for Robertson on their 40-man roster. The #Angels acquire OF Daniel Robertson from #Rangers for PTBN or cash. #MLB — Evan Petzold (...
Via On-Base Talk
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers trade OF Robertson to Angels

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have traded outfielder Daniel Robertson to the Los Angeles Angels for a player to be named or cash. The deal was announced Thursday. The 29-year-old Robertson made his major league debut last season and hit .271 with 21 RBIs in 70 games with Texas. He also was a solid defensive player in the outfield. Robertson began the season in the minors...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers sign 3 players to minor league deals

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have signed catcher Chris Gimenez and right-hander David Martinez to minor league contracts with invitations to major league spring training. Texas also Thursday signed left-hander Efrain Nieves to a minor league deal. He will be in minor league camp. Gimenez was on the Rangers' opening day roster last season after being acquired on a waiver...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Opinion: Was signing Elvis Andrus long-term a mistake?

In 2013, the Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus signed a 8yr/$120M extension. The right-handed hitter hit .271, 67 RBI, with a 157 games played in 2013. The twenty-six year old played unacceptably last season as well, hitting .263, 41 RBI, playing 157 games. As shown, Andrus’ problem isn’t staying healthy, its simply putting the ball in play. This offseason, Andrus’s name...
Via On-Base Talk
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers hire Beasley as 3rd base coach

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Texas Rangers have hired Tony Beasley as their third base coach to complete the staff for new manager Jeff Banister. Beasley spent the past four seasons in the Washington Nationals' organization after four seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Banister was with the Pirates organization' for 29 years as a player, coach and instructor at all levels...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sammy Sosa: Still alive (probably), still as freaky-looking as all get-out (photo)

Ever since Sammy Sosa disappeared from Major League Baseball, he has surfaced from time to time at some various function, appearance, on his own Pinterest page or what-have-you. The prevailing reaction to each time Sosa reemerges in public elicits is the continued, utter shock at his bizarre appearance (the above haunting image is from 2010,...Read More The post Sammy Sosa: Still...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers release spring training schedule

The Texas Rangers will open spring-training play March 4 with a game against the defending American League champion Kansas City Royals. That game kicks off a 34-game spring slate for the Rangers, including 30 in Arizona. The Rangers will play two games against the Los Angeles Dodgers in San Antonio March 20-21 and two games against the New York Mets at Globe Life Park April 3-4....
Via Fox Sports Southwest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Elvis Andrus Still Valuable?

Over the summer at ESPN and FG+, I wrote a piece that investigated just how terribly the recent trend of long-term extensions for players at least two years away from free agency had gone. While Ryan Howard was the obvious poster boy for “Wow, that was a bad idea,” the future deals given to Ryan Zimmerman, […]
Via Fangraphs
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Rangers more likely to make a trade instead of signing free agent

The Texas Rangers have several needs going into next season as they try to rebound from having one of the worst records in baseball and finishing last in the AL West. The team believes they can contend next year with starters getting healthy and a few more pieces.#456224800 / gettyimages.comAccording to Jim Bowden of ESPN, Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said that the Rangers...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sweden did not ´exploit´ Ibrahimovic´s return – Hamren

Erik Hamren was left disappointed as Sweden failed to capitalise on the return of captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic against Montenegro. Ibrahimovic […]
Via Soccer News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers GM Jon Daniels and assistant sign 3-year contract extensions

The Texas Rangers are beginning the offseason by locking up two key members of their front office. The timing may seem odd following a terrible, injury wrecked season in which Texas went 67-95, but the two have guided the Rangers to become a very successful baseball team ever since 2005.General manager Jon Daniels and his assistant Thad Levine have signed three-year contract extensions...
Via On-Base Talk
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers Injury Update: Shin-Soo Choo, Tanner Scheppers

The Texas Rangers look to improve in most areas of the game following just 67 wins this past season. Pitching was the biggest weakness, as the Rangers ranked 28th in the Major Leagues in ERA. One key contributor to the poor season was a barrage of injuries, as only four players reached 125 games and no pitcher made at least 30 starts. There is good news on the injury front, as both...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers GM Daniels gets contract extension

Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels has received a three-year contract extension through the 2018 season. The deal Friday had been anticipated for some time, even after the Rangers lost 95 games this year. Thad Levine, the assistant GM under Daniels all nine years, also got a three-year extension through 2018. Daniels was only 28 and the youngest GM in major league history...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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