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Sun, 4 Dec 2016 22:31:52 EDTGeneral manager Jon Daniels said on Sunday night, the eve of Day 1 of the Winter Meetings, that the Rangers still have the depth in their Minor League system to pull off a trade for a top-tier player.
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 17:45:42 EDTThe Rangers head into the Winter Meetings still focused on starting pitching, and general manager Jon Daniels said they were more involved in trade discussions than pursuit of free agents.
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.
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.
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 14:20:54 EDTAt some point the rumors have to stop and deals have to be made. The Winter Meetings are a good place to make that happen, as the Rangers explore the possibility of trading for White Sox left-hander Chris Sale or Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen, or consummate a deal with one of the remaining free-agent starters.
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.
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.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:43:09 EDTChris Lyngos, the Rangers' popular and industrious traveling secretary from 1998-2014, passed away on Tuesday. He was 49.
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 14:53:58 EDTChris Sale. Andrew McCutchen. Edwin Encarnacion. Those are the three most intriguing players to the Rangers this offseason. One is a free agent, and the other two are available by trade.
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.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 22:12:17 EDTA group of Texas Rangers prospects were questioned and potentially face charges from police in the Dominican Republic after a video surfaced that allegedly shows the hazing assault of a teammate, according to a report.
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 16:45:44 EDTThe Rangers are in good position to make another strong run at pitcher Chris Sale if the White Sox are serious about trading him this offseason.
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.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:30:00 EDTRangers catcher Jonathan Lucroy will play for Team USA in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, according to MLB Network contributor Joel Sherman.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 18:30:00 EDTAs the band from L.G. Pinkston High School played, representatives from the Texas Rangers, Globe Life and Accident Insurance Company, the Dallas Housing Authority, and others put shovels to dirt as they announced the latest developments in their MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street.