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Perez eyes big '17, starting with spring opener

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:56:23 EDT

Martin Perez isn't afraid to say it. He believes this is going to be a big season for him on the mound and has a clear goal in mind.

Rangers eye Opening Day for Andrus' return

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:05:14 EDT

Shortstop Elvis Andrus will not be in the lineup for the Rangers' Cactus League opener against the Royals on Saturday, as he continues to recover from offseason sports hernia surgery.

DeShields, Rua impress during scrimmage

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:41:23 EDT

Delino DeShields and Ryan Rua did not win a job during the Rangers first intrasquad game on Friday. What they did was follow the blueprint to earn a job by the time Spring Training is over.

See what's new on MLB.TV and catch all the action

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:58:28 EDT

MLB.TV is back, and it's better than ever. Watch live out-of-market games -- including almost 300 Spring Training games and the World Baseball Classic (in U.S.) without blackouts -- on more than 400 devices.

Shoeless Joe's great-great-grandnephew at Rangers ST

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:24:32 EDT

Shoeless Joe's great-great-grandnephew at Rangers ST

Breaking down the Rangers' Top 30 list

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:59:44 EDT

Texas' system, which ranked as the third-best in baseball as recently as a year ago, is as thin as it has been in decade. That's a reflection of not only the promotions and departures, but also that the Rangers had a long run where they had enviable Minor League depth year after year.

Former pitching prospects get chance to emerge

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:06:33 EDT

Right-handed pitchers Tyler Wagner and Allen Webster, once highly regarded as prospects, have both been the centerpieces of major trades the past few years. Now they're part of the Rangers efforts to reinforce their depleted upper-level pitching and provide depth against injuries to their rotation.

Hamilton back in Rangers camp after left knee exam

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:35:15 EDT

Josh Hamilton is back in camp with the Rangers after an examination of his left knee showed no significant structural damage.

Rangers' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:58:45 EDT

Who do the Rangers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Texas' Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Rangers international scout Felomina dies

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:50:40 EDT

Rangers scout Jose Luis Felomina had been battling cancer for a number of years in his native Curacao. On Thursday, Felomina passed away in Curacao at the age of 50.

Odor on list of Rangers who may get extension

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:15:53 EDT

The Rangers continue to use Spring Training as a time to discuss contract extensions with key players. Yu Darvish and Jonathan Lucroy may be the two most important since they are eligible for free agency. But second baseman Rougned Odor is also on their list.

Spring into fresh look for Rangers' new year

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:58:53 EDT

Gear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Rangers are wearing

Reno connection runs deep with Rangers catchers

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:39:41 EDT

The Rangers have a deep catching connection with the University of Nevada, Reno. Steve Lerud and Brett Hayes, in camp on Minor League deals, played there as did former Texas catcher Chris Gimenez.

Rangers on board with automatic intentional walk

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:29:41 EDT

Rangers manager Jeff Banister and pitching coach Doug Brocail are both on board with new rule allowing for automatic intentional walks.

Fantasy Player Preview: Dominate your draft

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:59:00 EDT

From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Rangers depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.

AL-inclusive: Everyone has eyes on West title

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:28:34 EDT

Jerry Dipoto knows that the Astros are favored to win the American League West, and if baseball analysts aren't talking about Jose Altuve's budding powerhouse, they're focused on the Rangers. Why not? They've won the AL West two years in a row.

Rangers use a little luck to get Napoli back

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:48:37 EDT

The Indians wanted first baseman Mike Napoli back and they might have pulled it off if Edwin Encarnacion had not fallen into their lap.

Rangers to get long look at catching depth

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:44:08 EDT

The Rangers catching depth will be tested well before the end of Spring Training.

Task at hand: Win World Series

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:57:27 EDT

Texas Rangers manager said the team is setting its sights on a World Series victory. "The mission is to win the World Series, and it is incomplete," he said.

In first spring BP, Darvish breaks off a bat

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:48:07 EDT

After successful Tommy John surgery, Yu Darvish is back in All-Star form. In his first appearance on the mound this spring, he broke Hanser Alberto's bat.

Mazara bracing for challenge of sophomore season

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:17:30 EDT

As Nomar Mazara gets ready for his "sophomore" season in the Major Leagues, he faces the challenges of a second year.

Matwick has three messages for fans on Presidents Day

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:08:05 EDT

There is much going with the Rangers as they get ready to defend another division title. There is a new ballpark on the horizon and construction beginning on a new entertainment venue. Rob Matwick, the Rangers vice president of business operations, is overseeing it all as well as the fan experience at Globe Life Park. He has three messages for fans on Presidents Day.

Claudio's 2016 success earns spot in '17 bullpen

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:09:01 EDT

Rangers manager Jeff Banister confirmed that Alex Claudio did enough last year to earn a spot in the 2017 bullpen.

Healthy after surgery, Andrus arrives at camp

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:20:00 EDT

Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus showed up to Spring Training on Saturday, and he said he has no limitations as he completes his recovery from offseason surgery to repair a sports hernia.

Middlebrooks not fazed by addition of Napoli

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:05:00 EDT

Add infielder Will Middlebrooks to the list of Rangers players influenced by the signing of first baseman Mike Napoli. Middlebrooks can also be put on the list of those who are not going to let it get him down, even though he signed with Texas in November with the idea of trying to win a job as its first baseman.

Brocail lauds prospect Sadzeck's improvement

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:10:00 EDT

Rookie right-hander Connor Sadzeck is in his second big league camp, and pitching coach Doug Brocail said he can see a big difference from last season.

Beltre not ruling out playing at start of Classic

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:15:00 EDT

The Rangers are not expecting third baseman Adrian Beltre to play at the start of the World Baseball Classic because of a strained left calf muscle, the club announced on Friday. An MRI confirmed the diagnosis of a Grade 1 strain, and he is expected to be sidelined about three weeks. But Beltre was adamant on Saturday morning that he has not ruled that out completely, even though the Rangers have already announced he would not play at least in the first round.

Gallo, Profar willing to play any spot on field

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:03:08 EDT

Jurickson Profar and Joey Gallo are two of the most highly rated prospects to come out of the Rangers' farm system. Over the past few years, both have been ranked No. 1 in Texas' system and in the Top 10. Now they continue to wait their turn to see what the next six weeks holds in store for them.

Scheppers grateful Rangers have stuck by him

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:32:27 EDT

The Rangers had 14 pitchers throw their second bullpen session of the spring Friday, and pitching coach Doug Brocail was thrilled with what he saw. "We had a phenomenal day," Brocail said. "Everybody looked great." Phenomenal days in February don't mean much, except Friday's group included Tanner Scheppers.

Welcome back, Nap: Slugger introduced by Rangers

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:41:12 EDT

The Rangers and Mike Napoli on Thursday announced that they had finalized a one-year contract with a club option for 2018. According to a source, the deal is for a minimum of $8.5 million, with a $6 million base, an $11 million option and a $2.5 million buyout.

With Napoli addition, DH role likely to fall to Choo

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:48:47 EDT

Shin-Soo Choo is likely to get significant time at designated hitter this season. It may be more than he wants, but that's the biggest development with the Rangers' signing of first baseman Mike Napoli.

Talented Odor just scratching the surface

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:54:29 EDT

Rougned Odor is only beginning to learn how good he can be, although the Rangers were more than satisfied with what he did in 2016.

Darvish ready to 'pitch at a higher level'

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:16:56 EDT

Yu Darvish was one of 16 pitchers throwing off a mound on Wednesday in his first official bullpen session of the spring. "Today was 80 percent," Darvish said. "Last year at this time it was 30 percent. Last year I was on rehab. This year I'm ready to pitch."

Griffin fighting for rotation spot

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:51:31 EDT

For the second straight year, right-hander A.J. Griffin enters Spring Training having to win a spot in the rotation.He may be better equipped to do so this spring.

Diekman overcoming colon surgery

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:30:21 EDT

After years of trying to control ulcerative colitis with medication, Jake Diekman decided to finally undergo surgery to have his colon removed when the condition seemed to get worse in December.

Lewis says farewell to Rangers organization

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:50:46 EDT

Colby Lewis had a remarkable run with the Rangers but it is officially over. Lewis is not ready to retire but he acknowledged on Tuesday he is not returning to the Rangers.

Rangers add knuckleballer Gamboa to roster

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:22:30 EDT

The Rangers have acquired Eddie Gamboa from the Rays for either a player to be named or cash considerations.

Rangers set their sights on winning in 2017

Thu, 9 Feb 2017 16:05:26 EDT

The Rangers go into Spring Training with the simple vision of winning this season.