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Texas Rangers News and Rumors

  • Rangers to open home slate vs. Hamilton, L.A.

    Rangers to open home slate vs. Hamilton, L.A.

    ESPN.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
    Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will make his first appearance against his former team, the Texas Rangers, at 1:05 p.m. CT on Friday, April 5, in Texas' home opener for 2013.
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  • Texas could reward Harrison with multiyear deal

    Texas could reward Harrison with multiyear deal

    MLB.com Jan 8, 2013
    Rangers Pitcher of the Year is just the first reward that Matt Harrison may receive this offseason. A multi-year contract might also be in the works.
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  • Rangers haven't ruled out adding Bourn, Lohse

    Rangers haven't ruled out adding Bourn, Lohse

    MLB.com Jan 8, 2013
    New Rangers designated hitter Lance Berkman is a former teammate of both free-agent outfielder Michael Bourn and pitcher Kyle Lohse. Apparently those two names came up when Berkman had lunch with Rangers officials on Monday.
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  • Video - Buster Blog: Rangers Sign Berkman 02:24

    Buster Blog: Rangers Sign Berkman

    Jan 8
    Buster Olney blogs about the Ranger's signing of veteran DH Lance Berkman.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Jan 8
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
  • Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issues

    Jan 8
    We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.