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Beltre: Rangers have enough to compete in AL West

Beltre: Rangers have enough to compete in AL West

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 11, 2013
Adrian Beltre watched this offseason as the Texas Rangers tried to sign the top free-agent pitcher on the market and keep slugger Josh Hamilton.
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  • Prospects Cowart, Grichuk invited to spring camp

    Prospects Cowart, Grichuk invited to spring camp

    MLB.com Jan 11, 2013
    Third baseman Kaleb Cowart, MLB.com's top-ranked player in the Angels' system, will get his first taste of big league camp this spring.
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  • Rangers' Soto to catch most of Darvish's start

    Rangers' Soto to catch most of Darvish's start

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 11, 2013
    Texas Rangers starter Yu Darvish will have a personal catcher in 2013, as manager Ron Washington indicated his plan is for Geovany Soto to catch most of Darvish's starts.
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  • Rangers remain in contact with Lohse's agent

    Rangers remain in contact with Lohse's agent

    MLB.com Jan 11, 2013
    The Rangers continue to dance with the possibility of signing free-agent pitcher Kyle Lohse, and they have remained in contact with agent Scott Boras.
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  • Top prospects among Mariners' non-roster invitees

    Top prospects among Mariners' non-roster invitees

    MLB.com Jan 11, 2013
    Highly touted young prospects Taijuan Walker, James Paxton, Mike Zunino and Nick Franklin are among 18 non-roster players invited to Major League Spring Training by the Mariners on Friday.
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  • With Upton a no-go, where does Seattle go from here?

    With Upton a no-go, where does Seattle go from here?

    MLB.com Jan 11, 2013
    Now that the Mariners have come up empty in pursuit of a trade for D-backs right fielder Justin Upton, the obvious question is, what's next?
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  • Former OF Bradley charged with domestic abuse

    Former OF Bradley charged with domestic abuse

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jan 11, 2013
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Former Los Angeles Dodgers and Seattle Mariners outfielder Milton Bradley has been charged with abusing his estranged wife and faces up to 13 years in jail if convicted, city prosecutors announced Friday.
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Sports Columnists

  • NBA - Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant starting to show off his mean s…

    Jan 11
    Kevin Durant is starting to show the entire NBA how competitive he really is, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Don Banks: Niners-Patriots tops best potential Super Bowl matchups

    Jan 11
    The NFL's divisional round means we're down to the league's elite eight in the playoffs, and that's when the Super Bowl pairing starts to first come into view. There are still 16 potential matchups for Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans next month, and her…
  • Dallas Mavericks in touch with Greg Oden's agent, source says

    Jan 11
    Count the Dallas Mavericks among the list of NBA teams who are keeping an eye on former No. 1 overall pick Greg Oden.
  • Peter King: Ryan Longwell gets chance to rewrite history

    Jan 11
    RENTON, Wash. -- It's so strange to see Ryan Longwell here, out of retirement, into the NFL's Final Eight. This is the day he should have been doing a light jog, just to stay loose as his final pre-race prep for Sunday's Walt Disney World Marathon, whic…