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AL West News and Rumors
Rangers to open home slate vs. Hamilton, L.A.ESPN.com Updated Jan 8, 2013Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will make his first appearance against his former team, the Texas Rangers, at 1:05 p.m. CT on Friday, April 5, in Texas' home opener for 2013.Share Tweet
Texas could reward Harrison with multiyear dealMLB.com Jan 8, 2013Rangers Pitcher of the Year is just the first reward that Matt Harrison may receive this offseason. A multi-year contract might also be in the works.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have signed free agent left-hander Scott Kazmir to a minor league contract.Share Tweet
Rangers haven't ruled out adding Bourn, LohseMLB.com Jan 8, 2013New Rangers designated hitter Lance Berkman is a former teammate of both free-agent outfielder Michael Bourn and pitcher Kyle Lohse. Apparently those two names came up when Berkman had lunch with Rangers officials on Monday.Share Tweet