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Texas Rangers News and Rumors

  • Catcher Martinez claimed, Whiteside clears waivers

    Catcher Martinez claimed, Whiteside clears waivers

    MLB.com Updated Jan 4, 2013
    Catcher Luis Martinez has been claimed on waivers by the Orioles. At the same time, the Rangers announced that catcher Eli Whiteside has cleared waivers and been assigned outright to Triple-A Round Rock.
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  • Olt to be honored as Rangers' top Minor Leaguer

    Olt to be honored as Rangers' top Minor Leaguer

    MLB.com Jan 4, 2013
    Infielder Mike Olt has been named the winner of the 2012 Tom Grieve Award as the Rangers' top Minor League player. He will be honored at the Dr. Pepper Awards Show, which will be held next Friday at the Arlington Convention Center.
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  • Berkman and Rangers share mutual interest

    Berkman and Rangers share mutual interest

    MLB.com Jan 4, 2013
    The Rangers continue to look for an upgrade in the middle of their lineup, and veteran free-agent Lance Berkman has said the club could have a "geographic advantage" for his services.
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Sports Columnists

  • Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win big

    Jan 4
    The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
  • Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card round

    Jan 4
    Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: