Last Build Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:38:21 EDT
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:15:55 EDTAs the Winter Meetings closed on Thursday, the Rangers left town still looking for starting pitching, while Colby Lewis was still looking for a job.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 19:25:00 EDTRangers pitchers and catchers will report to Spring Training on Feb. 17, the club announced on Friday evening. Those pitchers and catchers who are participating in the World Baseball Classic will be allowed to report on Feb. 14. T
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:26:33 EDTThe Rangers announced on Twitter Thursday that third-base coach Tony Beasley has been declared cancer-free after being diagnosed 11 months ago.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 20:22:15 EDTThe Rangers have agreed to trade right-hander Luke Jackson to the Braves for two pitching prospects, sources confirmed to MLB.com reporter T.R. Sullivan on Thursday.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 11:42:43 EDTThe Rangers added another candidate for the fifth spot in the rotation when they took right-hander Michael Hauschild from the Astros in the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday morning.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 16:27:12 EDTScott Boras made it clear what position Carlos Gomez expects to play for the Rangers after the veteran agreed to a one-year, $11.5 million contract on Tuesday night. The Rangers have not officially announced the deal or commented on it, because a physical is pending. They also have a full 40-man roster. An announcement may not happen until next week.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 21:26:08 EDTThe Rangers have yet to announce the signing of free-agent center fielder Carlos Gomez since he has not completed his physical. His agent, Scott Boras, confirmed an agreement was in place. But the Rangers are still in the market for more offensive help, either at outfield, first base or designated hitter. It just won't be an expensive free agent like Edwin Encarnacion.
Mon, 3 Oct 2016 19:03:53 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.
Wed, 7 Dec 2016 20:45:55 EDTRick Schroeder has been searching for talent for 35 years and he was honored as the West Scout of the Year at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday night.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:45:00 EDTRangers great Ivan Rodriguez could be voted into the Hall of Fame in 2017, so this will be a great time to play golf with him. That's one of the items in an online auction in honor of Shannon Forde, the former Mets public relations staffer who passed away earlier this year after a battle with breast cancer.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 19:25:54 EDTThe Rangers' pursuit of left-hander Chris Sale is over now that the White Sox have traded him to the Red Sox. That pursuit apparently never took off.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 22:18:23 EDTRangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has committed to play for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic next spring. The Rangers are comfortable with Beltre's commitment despite his age (he will turn 38 in April) and his history of nagging leg injuries in Spring Training.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 20:20:44 EDTThe Rangers on Friday tendered contracts to all of their arbitration-eligible players, except outfielder Jared Hoying, making him a free agent.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:45:00 EDTFamily and friends, club officials, members of the media and Rangers players filled a private club at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Thursday to pay loving tribute to Chris Lyngos, the club's popular and hard-working former traveling secretary who passed away on Nov. 22 at the age of 49.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 21:56:43 EDTCole Hamels has been selected as the Rangers' pitcher of the year by the local chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:00:38 EDTSpike Owen, who was the Rangers' interim third-base coach this past season, has accepted a job as manager of Class A Hickory. Owen served as third-base coach while Tony Beasley was recovering from rectal cancer surgery.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:30:09 EDTThe Rangers have begun their participation in the 2016 Cowboy Santas Toy Drive. It is the sixth straight year that the club has been involved in the initiative.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 18:25:01 EDTRangers right-hander Nick Martinez said he enjoyed everything about pitching for the Toros del Este in the eastern city of La Romana. It was his first time pitching in winter ball and it appears to a complete success for the 25-year-old who will once again have to battle to win a job in Spring Training.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDTThe Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:03:46 EDTThe Today's Game Era ballot for induction to the National Baseball Hall of Fame will be voted upon this Sunday at the Winter Meetings in National Harbor, Md. Five former Major League players, three executives and two managers will be considered, and the results of the voting will be announced live on MLB Network's "MLB Tonight" at 6 p.m. ET.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:00:00 EDTTheir Thanksgiving community initiative included passing out Thanksgiving packages, $100 gift certificates to major retail stores and brand new blankets for the upcoming holiday season.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:13:55 EDTThe Rangers signed free-agent starting pitcher Andrew Cashner to a one-year contract this week, but general manager Jon Daniels said that does not close the door on re-signing either Colby Lewis or Derek Holland.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 15:52:50 EDTThe Rangers have claimed left-handed reliever David Rollins off waivers from the Cubs. The move comes just four days after the Cubs had claimed him off waivers from the Mariners.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:48:59 EDTAndrew Cashner received interest from multiple teams when he entered the free-agent market this offseason. The Rangers were way ahead of the competition.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDTThe '17 Hall of Fame ballot was released Monday, and Ivan Rodriguez is on there for the first time. There shouldn't be a second time.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:51:27 EDTThe Rangers have reorganized their front office with several significant staff promotions, including three new assistant general managers, three special assistants/scouts and somebody to serve as quality control over their pitching development.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:13:57 EDTThe Rangers have claimed right-hander pitcher Tyler Wagner off waivers from the D-backs on Friday. Wagner, a former teammate of Joey Gallo at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas, has been used as a starter for most of his Minor League career.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:45:43 EDTAided by a throwing error, the Surprise Saguaros rallied for three runs in the fifth inning Thursday to beat the Salt River Rafters, 4-2, at Surprise Stadium. With the victory, the Saguaros clinched a spot in the Arizona Fall League Championship game Saturday against the Mesa Solar Sox.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:18:33 EDTJack Hill, who helped oversee the construction of the Globe Life Park and AT&T Stadium, is rejoining the Rangers to do the same for their new ballpark.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 18:22:17 EDTRangers manager Jeff Banister received four first-place nods in American League Manager of the Year voting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, finishing second behind Cleveland's Terry Francona.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:35:07 EDTThe Rangers will open their 2017 Cactus League schedule on Feb. 25 against the Royals at Surprise Stadium, according to their Spring Training schedule announced on Tuesday.