Rangers Rumors & News

  • 14h
    Evan Grant @Evan_P_Grant

    And Holland very much remains on track for Rangers home opener. Banister: "There are two opening days."

  • 14h
    TR Sullivan @Sullivan_Ranger

    Gallardo officially Opening Day starter...Detwiler is in 4th spot...5th starter to be determined

  • 3d
    Evan Grant @Evan_P_Grant

    Gallo sent to minor league camp; Alfaro optioned to Frisco. Beimel released. #Rangers. More to come on blog

  • 3d
    Stefan Stevenson @StevensonFWST

    #Rangers moves: To Round Rock: Telis, Patton. To Frisco: Alfaro. To minors camp: Gallo, Blanks, Hoying, D. Martinez. Released: Joe Beimel.

  • 3d
    Stefan Stevenson @StevensonFWST

    #Rangers LHP Matt Harrison excited to throw from mound for first time since May 13. Happening right now. 15 pitches.

  • 4d
    Stefan Stevenson @StevensonFWST

    #Rangers sign INF Tyler Pastornicky to a minor league contract. He is expected to be in minor league camp today.

  • 4d
    Stefan Stevenson @StevensonFWST

    #Rangers sign INF Tyler Pastornicky to a minor league contract. He is expected to be in minor league camp today.

  • 4d
    Evan Grant @Evan_P_Grant

    Shin-Soo Choo had MRI on his fatigued triceps. Showed nothing remarkable. He will swing in batting cages today.

  • 4d
    Evan Grant @Evan_P_Grant

    Shawn Tolleson has been scratched with some forearm soreness today. All I can do is report that team believes it's not serious.

  • Sources: Rangers talking to Marlins about pitching help

    Dallas Morning News "The Rangers chances of obtaining lefty Cole Hamels may be slim, but the club is talking to an NL East team about acquiring pitching, two major league sources said Saturday. The club: The Miami Marlins. The Marlins have a pair of lefties who could be available in deals, swing-man Brad Hand,..." March 22

  • Rangers talking to Phillies about Hamels, though nothing appears close

    CBSSports.com "The Rangers and Phillies continue to remain in contact regarding star Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels, according to people familiar with the talks. The teams have discussed Rangers prospects who'd go in a package for Hamels, but the sides were said to be still far apart. At this point, the..." March 21

  • Rangers' Yu Darvish undergoes elbow surgery; will miss 2015 season

    Fox Sports Southwest "Texas right-hander Yu Darvish had no complications Tuesday after undergoing ligament reconstruction surgery in Florida. The Texas ace, who will miss the 2015 season, had the surgery performed by Dr. James Andrews at his facility in Gulf Breeze, Fla. Darvish will have a follow up exam..." March 18

  • 9d
    John Blake @RangerBlake

    Yu Darvish undergoes ligament transplant surgery by Dr. James Andrews in Gulf Breeze, FL. Dr. Andrews reports surgery went as expected.

  • 11d
    George Sipple @GeorgeSipple

    Aumsu said Ian Kinsler (shoulder) was willing to come to Jupiter to play Monday. Ausmus is giving him another day to rest.

  • 11d
    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Anthony Ranaudo (elbow) no issues in 35-pitch bullpen Saturday. He'll pitch Monday in AAA game. Hanser Alberto (triceps) is clear. #Rangers

  • 12d
    Evan Grant @Evan_P_Grant

    Banister confirms he is committed to Leonys Martin as his full-time lead off hitter to start season. Yes, that means vs LHP, too. #Rangers

  • Yu Darvish to have surgery Tuesday and will miss season

    Dallas Morning News "Dr. James Andrews will do Tommy John surgery on Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish on March 17. Darvish has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. New York-based orthopedist Dr. David Altchek seconded the opinion of Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister in a..." March 14

  • MLB approves external padding on pitchers' caps

    The Score "Major League Baseball has approved a revised product for pitcher's head protection that it hopes will be user-friendly enough to trigger widespread use. The league introduced a padded cap for the first time last season, but San Diego Padres lefty Alex Torres was the only pitcher to use it in a..." March 14

  • Rangers starter Anthony Ranaudo leaves game with arm injury

    Hardball Talk "Another day, another injured Rangers pitcher. This time it’s starter Anthony Ranaudo, who exited this afternoon’s game against the White Sox with what the team is calling “right arm discomfort.” He’ll no doubt undergo further testing. Ranaudo was a Red Sox first-round pick in 2010 and was..." March 12

  • Yu Darvish expected to have Tommy John surgery early next week

    Dallas Morning News "New York-based orthopedist Dr. David Altchek seconded the opinion of Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister in a consultation with Yu Darvish Tuesday: The right-hander should undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. Darvish is expected to have the surgery early next week, though no..." March 12

  • 15d
    Evan Grant @Evan_P_Grant

    Daniels: "Likely headed down path to surgery." Andrews will also review. Final decision late this week

  • Rangers to make decision on Darvish Wednesday

    The Score "The Texas Rangers will have a better understanding of Yu Darvish's status this season within the next few days. An MRI on the right-hander's pitching elbow on Saturday revealed a partial tear in the UCL. Darvish plans to fly to New York Monday to undergo a second opinion before making a..." March 10

  • 19d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    rangers do not seem especially interested in dillon gee at the moment, though theyve been tied to him in past

  • Yu Darvish injury a devastating blow to star-crossed Rangers

    CBSSports.com "Baseball's elbow epidemic got a bit worse with the news out here that Yu Darvish, one of the sport's best pitchers, very likely needs Tommy John surgery. The operation has been recommended by noted Rangers surgeon Keith Meister, though Darvish is headed for a second opinion, just in case there may..." March 08

  • Yu Darvish may need Tommy John surgery

    Hardball Talk "Awful news here for the Rangers and baseball fans in general, as Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports that Yu Darvish has been diagnosed with a sprain of the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. He’ll be further evaluated, but the belief is that he could need season-ending Tommy John..." March 08

  • 19d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    rangers do not seem especially interested in dillon gee at the moment, though theyve been tied to him in past

  • 19d
    Evan Grant @Evan_P_Grant

    Darvish has sprain of UCL in elbow. TJ is a possibility. To have more consultation

  • Rangers' Darvish to undergo MRI, will receive results Saturday

    The Score "The Texas Rangers are hoping they don't lose their ace for a significant period of time. Yu Darvish will undergo an MRI on Friday, just one day after being removed from his first spring start due to right triceps tightness, reports MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez. Darvish reported feeling much..." March 07

  • Rangers add bullpen help, sign Joe Beimel

    Hardball Talk "Veteran left-hander Joe Beimel has signed with the Rangers, getting a major-league contract and a spot on the 40-man roster. Beimel pitched well for the Mariners last season, throwing 45 innings with a 2.20 ERA, but he’s pretty much a left-handed specialist and is unlikely to be trusted to face..." March 06

  • 21d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers Yu Darvish is done after one innng with tightness in his right triceps.

  • Rangers’ Prince Fielder getting back into swing of things

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Take it from the one player in the Texas Rangers’ camp who knows Prince Fielder better than any other — the first baseman is in the right frame of mind for a rebound season. “He seems like the same guy from what I remember in Milwaukee,” said right-hander Yovani Gallardo, a Brewers teammate of..." March 05

  • Russell Wilson returning to Rangers camp March 28

    Fox Sports Southwest "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will make his return to the Texas Rangers March 28. Wilson will spend the day in camp with the club, working out with the Rangers, dressing for the exhibition against San Diego and talking with the club's minor leaguers. Wilson, who was acquired by..." March 03

  • Mets, Rangers could match up on Dillon Gee trade

    MLB Daily Dish "There is an expectation around baseball that Mets' starter Dillon Gee could be traded at some point during spring training, and some in the game believe the Rangers may make a push to acquire him, according to major-league sources. It is unclear if the sides are in active discussions about a deal..." March 03

  • Yu Darvish, when asked if he quit on the Rangers last season: “That is bull [expletive].”

    Hardball Talk "Rangers starter Yu Darvish suffered a right elbow injury in August last season. He was expected back by the end of the month, but as the Rangers, who finished 67-95, weren’t headed anywhere, Darvish took it slow and eventually was shut down for the remainder of the season. Darvish’s toughness..." March 02

  • Rangers ace Darvish looks and sounds good

    ESPN Dallas "Yu Darvish dazzled his teammates with a scoreless inning in a Texas Rangers intrasquad game Sunday, then unveiled the latest addition to his repertoire: A much improved command of the English language. Darvish, who has spoken almost exclusively through an interpreter for public consumption..." March 01

  • Rotation must set tone for Rangers

    Fox Sports Southwest "Texas manager Jeff Banister has expressed the importance of team leadership with his club since getting the job last year. Saturday morning Banister, pitching coach Mike Maddux and bullpen coach Andy Hawkins sat down with the club's top four starters and let them know it starts with them on the..." March 01

  • Rangers can rely on solid catching duo

    Fox Sports Southwest "Jorge Alfaro may be the future behind the plate for the Texas Rangers but the present isn't looking so bad either. While Alfaro gains experience in big-league camp with the Rangers this spring the veteran duo of Robinson Chirinos and Carlos Corporan are able to provide the club with a steadying..." March 01

  • 25d
    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Derek Holland scratched from today's intrasquad game with "normal spring soreness" in shoulder. "No alarm bells," says Jon Daniels.

  • 26d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers will start Colby Lewis in exhibition opener Wednesday. Yovani Gallardo, Lisaverto Bonilla and Chi Chi Gonzalez also pitching.

  • 27d
    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Sources: At this time, #Rangers not expected to discuss extension with Gallardo during spring training.

  • 27d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Lefty Edgar Olmos won't throw for Rangers. Has shoulder impingement.

  • 29d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers lefty Michael Kirkman is playing catch today and Matt Harrison will start throwing from 120 feet.

  • 31d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    elliot johnson will make a 900K base assuming he makes #rangers

  • 31d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers pick up 2016 option on Adrian Beltre.

  • 31d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers Jurickson Profar has torn labrum repaired. Only repair needed. Likely out for 2015.

  • Former Rangers manager Ron Washington would like another shot at baseball

    The Advocate "Spring training for Major League Baseball teams is upon us, and a man who led his to two World Series this decade is biding his time. One day, he is at UNO, helping good friend Ron Maestri with his fledgling program. Another day, he’s at New Orleans’ baseball academy sponsored by Major League..." February 23

  • 32d
    TR Sullivan @Sullivan_Ranger

    Michael Kirkman has sore left shoulder and will be held back a week. Rangers still open to adding LH reliever from outside

  • 32d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers GM Jon Daniels said club will address Adrian Beltre option for 2016 in near future and doesn't think it will be an issue.

  • Rangers GM Jon Daniels defends Jurickson Profar

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Rangers general manager Jon Daniels took issue with some sniping directed at injured infielder Jurickson Profar, who is likely to miss his second consecutive season after having shoulder surgery on Monday. Some fans on social media have complained about Profar, who chose to not have surgery..." February 21

  • 33d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers 1B/DH Kyle Blanks is encouraged by his recovery from Achilles injury. Has been running for 2 1/2-3 weeks.