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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:56:23 EDTMartin 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.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:05:14 EDTShortstop 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.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:41:23 EDTDelino 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.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:58:28 EDTMLB.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.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:24:32 EDTShoeless Joe's great-great-grandnephew at Rangers ST
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:59:44 EDTTexas' 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.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:06:33 EDTRight-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.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:35:15 EDTJosh Hamilton is back in camp with the Rangers after an examination of his left knee showed no significant structural damage.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:58:45 EDTWho do the Rangers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Texas' Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:50:40 EDTRangers 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.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:15:53 EDTThe 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.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:58:53 EDTGear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite Rangers are wearing
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:39:41 EDTThe 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.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:29:41 EDTRangers manager Jeff Banister and pitching coach Doug Brocail are both on board with new rule allowing for automatic intentional walks.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:59:00 EDTFrom 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.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:28:34 EDTJerry 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.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:48:37 EDTThe Indians wanted first baseman Mike Napoli back and they might have pulled it off if Edwin Encarnacion had not fallen into their lap.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:44:08 EDTThe Rangers catching depth will be tested well before the end of Spring Training.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:57:27 EDTTexas 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.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:48:07 EDTAfter 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.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:17:30 EDTAs Nomar Mazara gets ready for his "sophomore" season in the Major Leagues, he faces the challenges of a second year.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 12:08:05 EDTThere 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.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:09:01 EDTRangers manager Jeff Banister confirmed that Alex Claudio did enough last year to earn a spot in the 2017 bullpen.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:20:00 EDTRangers 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.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 15:05:00 EDTAdd 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.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:10:00 EDTRookie 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.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:15:00 EDTThe 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.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:03:08 EDTJurickson 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 MLBPipeline.com Top 10. Now they continue to wait their turn to see what the next six weeks holds in store for them.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:32:27 EDTThe 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.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:41:12 EDTThe 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.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:48:47 EDTShin-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.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:54:29 EDTRougned Odor is only beginning to learn how good he can be, although the Rangers were more than satisfied with what he did in 2016.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:16:56 EDTYu 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."
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 18:51:31 EDTFor 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.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:30:21 EDTAfter 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.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:50:46 EDTColby 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.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:22:30 EDTThe Rangers have acquired Eddie Gamboa from the Rays for either a player to be named or cash considerations.
Thu, 9 Feb 2017 16:05:26 EDTThe Rangers go into Spring Training with the simple vision of winning this season.