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Rangers to open home slate vs. Hamilton, L.A.Updated Jan 8 Share TweetAngels 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.Source: ESPN.com
Texas could reward Harrison with multiyear dealUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetRangers 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.Source: MLB.comShare TweetCLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have signed free agent left-hander Scott Kazmir to a minor league contract.Source: CNNSI.com
Rangers haven't ruled out adding Bourn, LohseUpdated Jan 8 Share TweetNew 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.Source: MLB.com
Buster Blog: Rangers Sign BerkmanJan 8Buster Olney blogs about the Ranger's signing of veteran DH Lance Berkman.
Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…Jan 8I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictionsJan 8When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issuesJan 8We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.