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Rangers looking to bulk up the bullpen

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:54:22 EDT

As the Rangers approached the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline in 2016, they had multiple discussions with the Twins about reliever Brandon Kintzler. At the time, the Rangers were looking to add depth to their bullpen for a postseason run and Kintzler had just emerged as a potential closer for the Twins.

Daniels bullish on revamped farm system

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:14:57 EDT

The Rangers' deep disappointment over a losing season and failure to reach the postseason did not extend to scouting and player development.

Inbox: How will Rangers boost pitching staff?

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:30:00 EDT

How are the Rangers going to go about rebuilding their bullpen? Will they go after another bat for center field or will they just stick to pitching? Beat reporter T.R. Sullivan answers Texas fans' questions.

Arms to be top target for Rangers this winter

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 21:35:10 EDT

The Rangers need for starting pitching is well-documented. They have Cole Hamels and Martin Perez ($6 million club option) coming back and that's it.

#AwardWorthy: Vote for Beltre

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 18:51:18 EDT

Vote for Adrian Beltre (Personality of the Year) in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball's ultimate honors.

Rangers acquire Class A Hickory franchise

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:53:37 EDT

The Rangers announced Thursday they have purchased the Class A Hickory Crawdads of the South Atlantic League. The Rangers have had a working relationship with Hickory since 2009 and won the 2015 South Atlantic League title.

Middlebrooks among 4 cleared from 40-man

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 19:21:52 EDT

The Rangers have cleared four spots on their 40-man roster by out-righting pitcher Paolo Espino, infielders Phil Gosselin and Will Middlebrooks and outfielder Jared Hoying to Triple-A Round Rock.

O'Neill stuffs box score in Fall League action

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:51:40 EDT

Michael O'Neill put up the best season of his professional career in 2017 and carried that momentum over to the Arizona Fall League, where he led Surprise to a 3-1 win over Salt River on Wednesday night.

Rangers could be interested in pitcher Mikolas

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:30:10 EDT

There is no secret the Rangers will be interested in Japanese pitcher Shohei Ohtani if he is posted as expected by the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters Fighters this offseason. But Ohtani is hardly the only pitcher from Japan who will be on the Rangers' list. Another intriguing option is right-hander Miles Mikolas, one of 40 pitchers used by the Rangers in their 95-loss 2014 season.

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.

Roles for Gallo, DeShields not decided

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 15:39:14 EDT

Joey Gallo and Delino DeShields are expected to be vital members of the Rangers lineup next season, but their exact roles are to be determined.

Beras, Jones use instructs to develop pitching

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 23:07:59 EDT

The stress-free environment of instructional league makes it the perfect place to experiment with players at different positions. During the Rangers' four-week camp in Surprise, Ariz., former outfielders Jairo Beras and James Jones continued their transition to the mound.

Rangers weigh moving Bush into rotation

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 14:22:44 EDT

The Rangers need to rebuild both their starting rotation and their bullpen. One significant issue being weighed is whether to move right-hander Matt Bush to the rotation or keep him in the bullpen.

Former MLB outfielder Lock, 81, passes away

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:41:36 EDT

Outfielder Don Lock, who was one of the few bright spots for the expansion Washington Senators before they moved to Texas, passed away Sunday according to the Wichita Eagle. He was 81.

Banister's '19 option picked up; staff adjusted

Wed, 4 Oct 2017 16:31:50 EDT

The Rangers have exercised the option on manager Jeff Banister's contract for the 2019 season, and are bringing back six of his eight coaches to the staff for the 2018 season.

Rangers outfielders impressing at instructs

Fri, 6 Oct 2017 19:35:05 EDT

The Rangers appear to have their center fielder of the future in Leody Taveras, but if the talent on hand in instructional league is any indication, there will be a number of worthy challengers.

Cody, Guzman named Prospects of the Year

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 11:22:01 EDT

Kyle Cody and Ronald Guzman put up impressive seasons that culminated in Rangers Prospects of the Year honors.

Daniels on Texas direction: 'This is not a rebuild'

Wed, 4 Oct 2017 16:00:00 EDT

General manager Jon Daniels made it clear on the direction of the Rangers going into the offseason.

Walks, K's a big concern heading into 2018

Tue, 3 Oct 2017 14:14:19 EDT

Rangers pitchers had 1.98 strikeouts per walk this season, the second-lowest in the American League. Their staff had 1,107 strikeouts, the fewest in the league, and 559 walks, the third most.

Rangers' 2017 slate full of peaks and valleys

Mon, 2 Oct 2017 15:21:42 EDT

Texas had its moments in 2017, and there is still a core group of talent to build around. But the season showed there is also work ahead to get back to a level it expects.

Club has holes to fill in starting rotation

Mon, 2 Oct 2017 16:57:37 EDT

There isn't going to be any massive rebuilding or youth movement in Arlington this offseason. The Rangers aren't about to tear this apart and start over after just one losing season.

Beltre, Mazara conclude season on high note

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 19:57:04 EDT

Adrian Beltre smacked one more hit and received one more standing ovation. Nomar Mazara, down to his last at-bat, had a two-run double to put him over the century mark in RBI in his second big league season.

Mazara drives in 2 in finale as offense stymied

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 20:32:20 EDT

Athletics outfielder Khris Davis had one more blast for the Rangers before the season was over.

Hamels falters at end, looks to rebound in '18

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 20:27:03 EDT

The 2017 season wasn't as kind to Cole Hamels as previous ones had been.

Draft order set; Rangers to pick 15th

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 19:37:02 EDT

Both the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers had designs on the postseason in 2017. For a variety of reasons, things didn't work out as planned. The consolation prize? Getting to pick at the top of the 2018 Draft.

Rangers' offseason begins with staff meetings

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 14:59:02 EDT

The Rangers will begin the off-season with meetings with the eight members of their coaching staff. The Rangers have given no indication what changes -- if any -- will be made to the staff.

Gallo relieved to reach 40-homer mark

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 00:51:26 EDT

Joey Gallo hit a 2-run homer off of A's starter Daniel Gossett in the second inning on Saturday for his 40th of the year to give the Rangers a 2-0 lead.

Rangers Cash in on Gallo's dingers to beat A's

Sun, 1 Oct 2017 00:33:06 EDT

Andrew Cashner earned his career-high 11th victory in helping pitch the Rangers to an 8-4 victory over the Athletics on Saturday night at Globe Life Park.

Andrus adds more milestones to career year

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 20:20:00 EDT

Elvis Andrus continued the best season of his career on Friday night with another pair of impressive milestones.

Claudio's 2018 role in bullpen uncertain

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 19:46:30 EDT

With Alex Claudio's 11th save on Friday night, the left-hander passed Matt Bush for the club lead.

Choo's HR sounds charge in win over A's

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 00:03:23 EDT

Shin-Soo Choo had a two-run homer and Nomar Mazara knocked in two runs, giving him 99 RBIs on the season, as the Rangers edged the A's. Jed Lowrie got his 48th double, the most for a player in Oakland A's history, and Renato Nunez connected for a three-run homer, the first of his career.

Calhoun starting to find his way with Rangers

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 00:16:23 EDT

Willie Calhoun, the prized prospect the Rangers received from the Dodgers in the Yu Darvish deal, is starting to find his footing after a slow start. He had three hits in a win over the A's on Friday.

Rangers' Grilli determined to keep pitching

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 19:42:00 EDT

Rangers reliever Jason Grilli has a picture of himself in his locker from last season in Toronto. Grilli had a 3.64 ERA and a 1.12 WHIP for the Blue Jays when they went to postseason. "That guy is coming back next year," said Grilli, who is determined to pitch next season, even though he'll turn 41 in November.

Claudio, Jimenez thinking about Puerto Rico

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 20:36:33 EDT

Coming to work is harder than it usual these days for Alex Claudio and A.J. Jimenez of the Rangers. They're the two players on the team who were born in Puerto Rico, and after Hurricane Maria ravaged their home, it's tough for them to not think about what's going on.