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Offseason spent in Texas agrees with Darvish

Offseason spent in Texas agrees with Darvish

MLB.com Updated Jan 25 (yesterday)
This has been a winter of content for Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish, who has spent most of it in Texas working out at the Ballpark.
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  • Fielder, Darvish feel good, ready for return

    Fielder, Darvish feel good, ready for return

    ESPN.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    The Texas Rangers are getting back a slugger and an ace as Prince Fielder and Yu Darvish both say they feel good after injury-shortened seasons.
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  • Rangers avoid arbitration with Moreland

    Rangers avoid arbitration with Moreland

    MLB.com Jan 23 (3 days ago)
    First baseman Mitch Moreland, who missed most of last season with an ankle injury that required surgery, has avoided an arbitration hearing. That was among the news items released by the Rangers at their awards banquet on Friday night.
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  • Return home a dream come true for Gallardo

    Return home a dream come true for Gallardo

    MLB.com Jan 21 (6 days ago)
    Rangers starter Yovani Gallardo said during a news conference Wednesday that he was thrilled to be playing for his family's favorite team.
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  • Rangers acquire Corporan in trade with Astros

    Rangers acquire Corporan in trade with Astros

    MLB.com Jan 21 (6 days ago)
    The Rangers believe they have solved their catching situation by acquiring Carlos Corporan from the Astros on Wednesday.
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  • Acquired from Yanks, Germen a 'pen possibility for Texas

    Acquired from Yanks, Germen a 'pen possibility for Texas

    MLB.com Jan 20 (6 days ago)
    The Rangers added to their bullpen candidates on Tuesday by acquiring right-handed reliever Gonzalez Germen from the Yankees for cash considerations.
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  • Bullpen a target after Rangers fortify rotation

    Bullpen a target after Rangers fortify rotation

    MLB.com Jan 20 (6 days ago)
    Having addressed their starting rotation with the addition of Yovani Gallardo, Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said the next step would be adding more bullpen help before Spring Training.
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  • Gallardo excited to come home and pitch for Rangers

    Gallardo excited to come home and pitch for Rangers

    Yovani Gallardo, who is from Fort Worth and still lives in the area, said he is "excited" to be pitching for the Rangers. He said it "means a lot" to be traded by the Brewers to the Rangers on Monday.
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  • Rangers, Detwiler avoid arbitration hearing with 1-year deal

    Rangers, Detwiler avoid arbitration hearing with 1-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 16
    The Rangers avoided an arbitration hearing with pitcher Ross Detwiler by agreeing to a one-year, $3.45 million contract on Friday. First baseman Mitch Moreland is the Rangers' only remaining potential arbitration case.
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  • Rangers angling to solve backup catcher spot

    Rangers angling to solve backup catcher spot

    MLB.com Jan 14
    The question is what will the Rangers do if something happens to Robinson Chirinos and he can't start at all. A second catcher is a need that has been there since the end of last season.
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  • Blue Jays claim reliever West from Rangers

    Blue Jays claim reliever West from Rangers

    MLB.com Jan 14
    The Blue Jays claimed right-hander Matt West off waivers from the Rangers on Wednesday and designated righty Cory Burns for assignment.
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  • North Texas ready to focus on Rangers baseball

    North Texas ready to focus on Rangers baseball

    MLB.com Jan 12
    Football season is coming to a close in North Texas. Now it is time for the real countdown to baseball and Spring Training. As of Monday morning, there were 40 days left until Rangers pitchers and catchers report to Surprise, Ariz., on Feb. 20, with the…
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  • Rangers begin Winter Caravan with mending Profar, Choo

    Rangers begin Winter Caravan with mending Profar, Choo

    MLB.com Jan 10
    The Rangers began their 2015 Winter Caravan by bringing two players on the upswing to their first stop on Saturday afternoon.
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  • Rangers seek bullpen boost from veteran Oviedo

    Rangers seek bullpen boost from veteran Oviedo

    MLB.com Jan 9
    The Rangers will give veteran closer Juan Carlos Oviedo an extended look this spring as they try to fill the hole left by the trade of Joakim Soria.
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  • Derek Holland survives fall in shower during Dallas earthquake

    Derek Holland survives fall in shower during Dallas earthquake

    yahoo.com Jan 7
    If the past two offseasons are any indication, the most dangerous place for Texas Rangers left-hander Derek Holland to be is his own home. Nearly one year to the day after Holland tripped over his dog, Wrigley, injuring his knee and requiring surgery th…
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  • Continuing comeback bid, Harrison begins throwing

    Continuing comeback bid, Harrison begins throwing

    MLB.com Jan 7
    Rangers pitcher Matt Harrison, who is trying to come back from lumbar spinal fusion surgery, has begun throwing again. Harrison, working out at his home in North Carolina, made 65 throws from 30-40 feet in his first throwing session since May 30.
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  • Rangers agree to deals with Rosales, Oviedo

    Rangers agree to deals with Rosales, Oviedo

    Adam Rosales has agreed to a $900,000, one-year contract with the Texas Rangers, one month after he was dropped from the roster.
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  • Daniels: Shields 'not in the cards' for Rangers

    Daniels: Shields 'not in the cards' for Rangers

    MLB.com Jan 5
    The Rangers met with free agent pitcher James Shields during the Winter Meetings last month, but general manager Jon Daniels said the club is still not planning on signing him.
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Joe Macko, 86, Dies

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Joe Macko, 86, Dies

    nytimes.com Dec 27, 2014
    Macko, who hit 306 home runs in nearly 2,000 minor league games before a long career as a clubhouse manager with the Texas Rangers, has died.
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  • Video - Rangers Trade For Yovani Gallardo 03:26

    Rangers Trade For Yovani Gallardo

    Jan 19
    ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins breaks down the Rangers' decision to trade for pitcher Yovani Gallardo.
  • Video - Royals Sign Rios To One-Year Deal 02:24

    Royals Sign Rios To One-Year Deal

    Dec 15
    ESPN.com senior writer Jerry Crasnick breaks down the Royals' signing of outfielder Alex Rios to a one-year, $11 million contract, and the impact he will have in Kansas City.
  • Video - Texas Native Jeff Banister Hired By Rangers 01:57

    Texas Native Jeff Banister Hired By Rangers

    Oct 16
    ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins discusses the Rangers' hiring of Jeff Banister as the team's new manager.
  • Video - Athletics Clinch Playoff Berth 01:00

    Athletics Clinch Playoff Berth

    Sep 28
    Sonny Gray pitched a shutout to lead the Athletics to their third consecutive playoff berth with a 4-0 win over the Rangers.

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