Padres welcome well-traveled Castellanos
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If Alex Castellanos has learned anything from his peculiar offseason, it was to never get too attached to one organization. Since Oct. 23, Castellanos has been property of the Dodgers, Red Sox, Rangers and now the Padres, who claimed him off waivers fro…Upvote Share Tweet
Maholm, Baxter Boost Dodgers in Tie With Rangersnytimes.com Updated 1 hour agoPaul Maholm pitched three steady innings and Mike Baxter went 2 for 2 with two RBIs for a split squad of Los Angeles Dodgers in their 5-5 tie with the Texas Rangers on Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
Ramirez Returns, Homers to Send Dodgers Over Texasnytimes.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)Hanley Ramirez returned to the lineup and hit his first homer this spring, a two-run shot in the first inning that sent the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Texas Rangers 2-1 Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Filling out back end of rotation is key for RangersMLB.com Updated Mar 7 (yesterday)The Rangers are at about the halfway point of Spring Training. They have not reached that mark at full gallop. A team that spent the winter focusing on improving its offense has had to abruptly shift focus back toward the pitching staff.Upvote Share Tweet
Fielder Stays Hot; Rangers Beat Padres 8-4nytimes.com Updated Mar 6 (2 days ago)Prince Fielder kept up his hot spring training start by lining an RBI single in a two-run first inning and then doubling in the Texas Rangers' 8-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
Seattle weatherman calls Rangers 'a sinking ship' during on-air blooperyahoo.com Updated Mar 6 (2 days ago)When they're not talking about the weather causing mudslides in the state of Washington, they're probably talking about the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. When they're not talking Hawks, they're talking about how the NBA let someone steal the Son…Upvote Share TweetPrince Fielder singled home fellow Texas newcomer Shin-Soo Choo but Tommy Hanson gave up two runs on three consecutive extra-base hits in the first inning before settling down in the Rangers' 8-2 loss to a Colorado Rockies split-squad Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Arm feeling OK, Andrus returns to lineupMLB.com Updated Mar 5 (3 days ago)The Rangers didn't plan on Elvis Andrus returning to action until Thursday or Friday, but after the shortstop approached manager Ron Washington and told him that he was ready to go, the club scrapped that plan and penciled him into the lineup Wednesday …Upvote Share TweetIan Kinsler of the Detroit Tigers complained about context after ESPN the Magazine published an interview with him Tuesday in which he called Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels "a sleazeball," and that he hoped his old pals would go &qu…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Mar 5 (3 days ago)Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison threw 38 pitches in his first bullpen session on Wednesday since being shut down at the beginning of camp with back and neck stiffness.Upvote Share TweetWith the Rangers adding Joe Saunders to their rotation mix, it's clear pitching is a problem for Texas.Upvote Share TweetRangers manager Ron Washington challenged a stolen base in Tuesday's game against the Angels, only to have the call upheld.Upvote Share TweetRangers ace Yu Darvish gave up two runs in three innings and 22-year-old Tyler Skaggs, vying for the fifth spot in the Angels' rotation, struggled in his third and final inning of the Angels' 7-4 win at Tempe Diablo Stadium on Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Rios excited to go in full with RangersAlex Rios has been around baseball for a long time -- 10 years in the Majors to be exact. So when the 33-year-old right fielder was dealt to the Rangers last August, he knew exactly what to expect and didn't miss a beat.Upvote Share TweetShrewd move, Texas Rangers. Selecting Russell Wilson — the Seattle Seahawks quarterback — in December's Rule 5 draft has already given the team a lot of positive PR, but it's also proving to be a money maker. Fans turned out in droves Monday to see Wils…Upvote Share Tweet
Adcock shut down after reporting numbness in fingersRight-handed reliever Nate Adcock felt numbness in the fingers on his throwing hand during his outing Sunday, and the Rangers have shut him down until he can be examined by team physician Keith Meister this weekend.Upvote Share Tweet
Texas' Colby Lewis Struggles in Return to Moundnytimes.com Updated Mar 3 (5 days ago)Texas right-hander Colby Lewis failed to get out of the first inning in his first start since having hip surgery in August, and the Rangers lost 6-5 to the Cleveland Indians on Monday.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Updated Mar 3 (5 days ago)Shin-Soo Choo missed a grand total of one day with arm soreness, as the newly signed Rangers outfielder was back in the lineup for Monday's Cactus League contest against the Indians.Upvote Share Tweet
Dallas Hot Button: Fielder or Choo?Mar 5The Baseball Tonight crew answers this week's Dallas Hot Button question: Who will have a bigger impact on the Rangers this season, Prince Fielder or Shin-Soo Choo?
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