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Rumor roundup: Rangers asking about J. Upton

Rumor roundup: Rangers asking about J. Upton

MLB.com Updated 9 hours ago
Because the Braves dealt Jason Heyward to the Cardinals this offseason, there has been talk that Atlanta also might consider parting ways with fellow outfielder Justin Upton. As the Hot Stove season continues to heat up, multiple reports Sunday said the…
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  • Outfield an area Rangers are looking to upgrade

    Outfield an area Rangers are looking to upgrade

    MLB.com Nov 21 (3 days ago)
    Starting pitching is still the Rangers' top priority this offseason, but if they can find the right fit, they could look to address a thin outfield.
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  • Angels acquire outfielder Robertson from Rangers

    Angels acquire outfielder Robertson from Rangers

    MLB.com Nov 20 (3 days ago)
    The Angels acquired outfielder Daniel Robertson from the Rangers on Thursday in exchange for a player to be named or cash considerations.
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  • Angels hire Anderson to manage Triple-A club

    Angels hire Anderson to manage Triple-A club

    MLB.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)
    The Angels have brought in longtime Dodgers infielder and former Rangers coach Dave Anderson to be their new Triple-A manager, a position vacated after Keith Johnson was moved to roving infield coordinator.
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  • Beasley leaving Nats, joining Rangers as third-base coach

    Beasley leaving Nats, joining Rangers as third-base coach

    MLB.com Nov 18 (5 days ago)
    Tony Beasley, the Nationals' Minor League coordinator, is leaving the organization to become the third-base coach of the Rangers.
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  • Blue Jays hire Jacoby as new hitting coach

    Blue Jays hire Jacoby as new hitting coach

    MLB.com Nov 17 (7 days ago)
    The Blue Jays named Brook Jacoby their hitting coach on Monday. The former Reds hitting coach most recently worked as the Rangers' Minor League assistant hitting coordinator.
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  • Rangers announce extension for GM Daniels

    Rangers announce extension for GM Daniels

    ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 14
    The Texas Rangers announced general manager Jon Daniels and assistant GM Thad Levine received contract extensions on Friday.
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  • Rangers, Dodgers to square off at Alamodome

    Rangers, Dodgers to square off at Alamodome

    MLB.com Nov 12
    The Rangers and the defending National League West champion Dodgers will play a pair of exhibition games in the Alamodome in San Antonio next March as part of the Big League Weekend, which returns for its third year.
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  • Darvish to have MRI on right elbow next week

    Darvish to have MRI on right elbow next week

    MLB.com Nov 11
    Yu Darvish will undergo an MRI on his right elbow on Nov. 20, with the Rangers optimistic he'll be cleared to begin a full throwing program aimed at getting him ready for the start of the 2015 regular season.
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  • Who takes Derek Jeter's spot in New York? Maybe Elvis Andrus

    Who takes Derek Jeter's spot in New York? Maybe Elvis Andrus

    yahoo.com Nov 11
    Derek Jeter has left the building. Might Elvis be arriving next? As the New York Yankees try to figure out who will be Jeter's successor at shortstop, they've reportedly become intrigued by Elvis Andrus of the Texas Rangers, who might very well be avail…
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  • Rangers' De Leon rakes in Fall League win

    Rangers' De Leon rakes in Fall League win

    MLB.com Nov 6
    Michael De Leon is the youngest player in the history of the Arizona Fall League, but his age has hardly been a factor as he continues to prove he belongs.
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  • Rangers hire Young as special assistant to GM

    Rangers hire Young as special assistant to GM

    The Texas Rangers have finalized a deal to bring former player Michael Young back to the organization as special assistant to general manager Jon Daniels, it was announced Wednesday.
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  • Magadan hopes to help Rangers get swagger back on offense

    Magadan hopes to help Rangers get swagger back on offense

    MLB.com Nov 4
    Dave Magadan, having agreed last week to return as the Rangers' hitting coach, is busy mapping out a mission for his hitters in 2015 as they try to recover from the trials and tribulations they went through this season. Magadan does not want his hitters…
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  • Maddux, Magadan will return to Rangers' staff

    Maddux, Magadan will return to Rangers' staff

    MLB.com Oct 31
    The Rangers officially announced that pitching coach Mike Maddux has agreed to a new contract and hitting coach Dave Magadan is returning for the final season of his three-year deal, while Triple-A Round Rock manager Steve Buechele has been promoted to …
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  • Aiming to shore up rotation, Rangers open talks with Lewis

    Aiming to shore up rotation, Rangers open talks with Lewis

    MLB.com Oct 30
    The Rangers, having set starting pitching as their top priority for the offseason, have made an opening offer to free-agent pitcher Colby Lewis. With the World Series over, the Rangers have five days to negotiate with and sign their own free agents. The…
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  • Giants know the emotions of a potential clincher well

    Giants know the emotions of a potential clincher well

    MLB.com Oct 27
    A number of Giants know the sensations that the occasion of a potential World Series-clinching prompts. They experienced them in 2010, when they bested the Rangers in five games and in 2012, as they swept the Tigers.
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  • Banister working to settle on coaching staff

    Banister working to settle on coaching staff

    MLB.com Oct 22
    New Rangers manager Jeff Banister is in Surprise, Ariz., this week for organizational meetings and to continue the process of putting together his coaching staff.
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  • Banister meets with Maddux, Magadan, Bogar

    Banister meets with Maddux, Magadan, Bogar

    On his first day on the job, Rangers manager Jeff Banister met with pitching coach Mike Maddux and spoke with hitting coach Dave Magadan and bench coach Tim Bogar. It was the first step toward putting together his coaching staff.
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  • Rangers looking to extend GM Daniels' deal

    Rangers looking to extend GM Daniels' deal

    ESPN.com Oct 17
    Rangers co-chairman Ray Davis wants to extend GM Jon Daniels' contract by the time spring training starts.
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  • 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.
  • Video - A's Fall To Rangers 02:43

    A's Fall To Rangers

    Sep 27
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: With a loss to the Rangers Saturday and a Mariners win, the Athletics need a victory Sunday to guarantee the final wild-card spot.
  • Video - A's Fall To Rangers 01:01

    A's Fall To Rangers

    Sep 27
    Robinson Chirinos hit a two-run homer in the Rangers' 5-4 win over the Athletics.

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