Rumor roundup: Rangers asking about J. Upton
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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…Upvote Share Tweet
Outfield an area Rangers are looking to upgradeMLB.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Angels acquire outfielder Robertson from RangersMLB.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Angels hire Anderson to manage Triple-A clubMLB.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Beasley leaving Nats, joining Rangers as third-base coachMLB.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Blue Jays hire Jacoby as new hitting coachMLB.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.Upvote Share TweetThe Texas Rangers announced general manager Jon Daniels and assistant GM Thad Levine received contract extensions on Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Rangers, Dodgers to square off at AlamodomeMLB.com Nov 12The 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.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Nov 11Yu 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.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 11Derek 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Rangers' De Leon rakes in Fall League winMLB.com Nov 6Michael 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.Upvote Share TweetThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Magadan hopes to help Rangers get swagger back on offenseMLB.com Nov 4Dave 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Maddux, Magadan will return to Rangers' staffMLB.com Oct 31The 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Aiming to shore up rotation, Rangers open talks with LewisMLB.com Oct 30The 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants know the emotions of a potential clincher wellMLB.com Oct 27A 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Banister working to settle on coaching staffMLB.com Oct 22New Rangers manager Jeff Banister is in Surprise, Ariz., this week for organizational meetings and to continue the process of putting together his coaching staff.Upvote Share TweetOn 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Rangers looking to extend GM Daniels' dealESPN.com Oct 17Rangers co-chairman Ray Davis wants to extend GM Jon Daniels' contract by the time spring training starts.Upvote Share Tweet
Texas Native Jeff Banister Hired By RangersOct 16ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins discusses the Rangers' hiring of Jeff Banister as the team's new manager.
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