Rangers Rumors & News

  • 1d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

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

  • 3d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

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

  • 3d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers pick up 2016 option on Adrian Beltre.

  • 3d
    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

  • 4d
    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

  • 4d
    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

  • 5d
    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.

  • Texas Rangers keeping an eye on reliever Phil Coke to help the bullpen

    Dallas Morning News "The Rangers remain in the market for another left-handed bullpen candidate. According to an individual familiar with the process, they monitored a recent throwing session by free-agent left-hander Phil Coke. “We’ve talked about relievers in general,” general manager Jon Daniels said. “We want..." February 21

  • Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar to have shoulder surgery

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The chances of seeing Jurickson Profar play for the Texas Rangers this season will likely be wiped away Monday after the infielder undergoes surgery on his troublesome right shoulder. The infielder missed all of last season because of three separate tears of the teres major muscle on the back..." February 19

  • 9d
    TR Sullivan @Sullivan_Ranger

    Rangers could add LHP Phil Coke as a reliever. They are still talking with him but the hangup may be Major League vs. Minor League contract

  • 11d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Wright could make $1 million if he makes Rangers.

  • 12d
    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    #Rangers announce signing of RHP Jamey Wright to a minor-league deal with an invite to camp. He gets $1 million if he makes the roster.

  • 17d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers Prince Fielder got clean bill of health from Dr. Drew Dossett.

  • Prince Fielder says he feels happy and healthy again after neck surgery

    CBSSports.com "Prince Fielder opened up to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News in an enlightening interview published Friday, saying that he felt excited about playing baseball again now that he's healthy. A series of events dating back to 2009 had taken away Fielder's joy: Most notably a disc injury to his..." February 07

  • 20d
    John Blake @RangerBlake

    Rangers have signed OF Nate Schierholtz to a minor league contract with spring training invite. LH batter split 2014 with the Cubs and Wash.

  • Rangers Sign Ryan Ludwick To Minor League Deal

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rangers have agreed to sign outfielder Ryan Ludwick to a minor league deal with a spring invite, executive VP of communications John Blake announced on Twitter. Ludwick can earn $1.75MM if he makes the big league roster out of camp, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram tweets. " February 04

  • Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson plans to spend another spring in Rangers camp

    Hardball Talk "Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes in his weekly Sunday notes column that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson — who’s getting set to take on the Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX tonight on NBC — is planning to spend some time in camp this spring with the Texas Rangers. He did the same thing last..." February 01

  • Matt Harrison experiences minor setback in rehabilitation from spinal fusion surgery

    Hardball Talk "Rangers left-hander Matt Harrison underwent lumbar disc fusion surgery last June, appearing in only four games during the 2014 season. He had been making steady progress this fall and winter in his recovery from the career-threatening lower-back procedure, but here comes the first bump in the road..." February 01

  • Rangers Jurickson Profar pleased with progress

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar continues to be pleased with his recovery from a shoulder injury that forced him to miss last season. He’s throwing from 75 feet this week and hopes to move to 90 feet the following week if he’s feeling good. So far, so good. “I’m feeling strong, no pain,..." February 01

  • Matt Harrison unlikely to pitch for Texas Rangers before June

    Dallas Morning News "Matt Harrison got another reminder this week of just how sharp a climb he has back to the major leagues. Now stretching out towards real a long-toss program, Harrison has hit his first plateau since last year’s spinal fusion surgery. He is dealing with some stiffness in his right side from..." February 01

  • 26d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers Matt Harrison throwing from 90 feet. Could extend to 105 in a week. Working on mechanics.

  • Red Sox, Rangers swap pitchers

    ESPN.com "The Boston Red Sox traded right-handed pitcher Anthony Ranaudo to the Texas Rangers on Tuesday for left-handed pitcher Robbie Ross. Ranaudo, 25, made his major league debut with the Red Sox last season, going 4-3 with a 4.81 ERA in seven starts. Considered one of several high-ceiling..." January 27

  • 30d
    Jesse Sanchez @JesseSanchezMLB

    Sources: Brewers, #Rangers, #Giants, #Yankees, #RedSox, #Padres & #Dodgers among teams to see Moncada in private workouts this month.

  • Jon Daniels again shoots down Josh Hamilton rumors

    Dallas Morning News "At Rangers Fan Fest on Saturday, general manager Jon Daniels was asked during a fan Q&A session what the chances were that Josh Hamilton would return to the Rangers. “Small,” Daniels responded. The response drew a laugh and then a round of applause from the crowd. “A rather popular..." January 26

  • 33d
    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    #Rangers announce internal spring invites: 3B Joey Gallo, OF Jared Hoying, C Pat Cantwell, and RHPs Alex Gonzalez, Alec Asher, Keone Kela.

  • Healthy Fielder ready to go for Rangers

    Fox Sports Southwest "Prince Fielder did his best Friday to ease any fears the Texas Rangers faithful has about his surgically repaired neck. "I'll play a pickup game right now," Fielder said at the team's Dr Pepper awards dinner. "I'm ready to go." Fielder had surgery last May, ending his first season with the..." January 24

  • 33d
    Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

    Gonzalez Germen has been claimed by the Cubs. This winter he's been a Met, Yankee and Ranger too. #mets

  • 34d
    John Blake @RangerBlake

    Rangers have agreed to terms with 1b-of Mitch Moreland on a one year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.

  • 36d
    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Sources: #Rangers emerging as clear favorite to acquire Carlos Corporan, who was DFA by #Astros today.

  • 37d
    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    #Rangers have acquired RHP Gonzalez Germen from #Yankees for cash considerations.

  • Can the Rangers sign Yovani Gallardo long-term?

    ESPN Dallas "The Texas Rangers wanted a quality starting pitcher to help Yu Darvish and Derek Holland at the top of the rotation in 2015. Enter Yovani Gallardo, a Fort Worth, Texas, native who attended Trimble Tech High School. The 28-year-old, obtained Monday in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers, is..." January 20

  • 38d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Wednesday will be the first time Rangers Jurickson Profar tries to throw since rehabbing shoulder.

  • Profar scheduled to start throwing today

    ESPN Dallas "Today is supposed to be the start of another comeback for Jurickson Profar. Again. The Texas Rangers second baseman is recovering from a torn muscle in his right throwing shoulder that cost him the entire 2014 season. Profar is expected to throw in front of the Rangers front office and..." January 19

  • 38d
    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: Yovani Gallardo to Rangers deal is done. Brewers get back IF Luis Sardinas, RP Corey Knebel and 18-year-old RHP Marcos Diplan.

  • Yovani Gallardo trade talk swirls, but no confirmation yet

    Lone Star Ball "No announcement is expected today in regards to a Yovani Gallardo to Texas trade Texas Rangers rumors: Yovani Gallardo may be getting dealt to Texas, but there's been no confirmation yet, and there's a lot of mystery surrounding the situation. Here's what we know so far... Ken Rosenthal..." January 19

  • 39d
    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    #Rangers continue pursuit of Kyle Kendrick & Ryan Vogelsong

  • 39d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    #Rangers on verge of trading for #Brewers’ Yovani Gallardo, sources tell me and @jonmorosi.

  • 40d
    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    Jon Daniels told us they are not involved in Shields or Scherzer @MLBNetworkRadio #Rangers

  • 40d
    Mark Sheldon @m_sheldon

    Arthur Rhodes, 45, hasn't pitched in big leagues since 2011. But I heard that he officially retired today. Was All-Star for #reds in 2010.

  • 41d
    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    #Rangers and 1b/DH Mitch Moreland exchange salary numbers. Moreland: $3.35 million. Rangers: $2.75 million.

  • Rangers are still in pursuit of Philadelphia’s Cole Hamels

    Dallas Morning News "The Rangers continue to pursue the possibility of adding left-hander Cole Hamels from Philadelphia. The Rangers have remained in contact with Philadelphia about Hamels, a person familiar with the process said on Thursday. The stumbling block appears to be money. Hamels is guaranteed $96..." January 16

  • Rangers, Neftali Feliz avoid arbitration for $4.125 million

    Hardball Talk "Right-hander Neftali Feliz and the Rangers have avoided arbitration with a one-year contract worth $4.125 million. Feliz posted a great-looking 1.99 ERA in 30 appearances returning from Tommy John elbow surgery, but his 21/11 K/BB ratio in 32 innings was far less impressive and he struggled to..." January 15

  • Rangers re-sign inspirational player who made major league debut in 2014

    Dallas Morning News "Players who get receive minor league contracts without invitations to big league spring training rarely get attention, but one name stood out among the seven players the Rangers signed on Tuesday: Guilder Rodriguez. Rodriguez is the 31-year-old infielder who ended a 14-year minor league odyssey..." January 14

  • 47d
    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Shin-Soo Choo says he feels "too good" six weeks out from spring training. Is doing all baseball activities. #Rangers

  • 47d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers @JURICKSONPROFAR cleared to start his throwing program, first from 45 feet, the week of Jan. 19

  • 49d
    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    #Rangers LHP Matt Harrison threw today for first time since May. 30 throws at 30 feet, 25 at 45 feet, 10 at 30. "My back's fine," he said.

  • 51d
    Derek Holland @Dutch_Oven45

    This earthquake crap needs to stop. I can't take a damn shower without house shaking. And yes I was naked and fell in shower hahaha #imfine

  • Pedro, Big Unit, Smoltz, Biggio make Hall of Fame

    MLB.com "Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday. The three pitchers were voted in on their first time on the ballot, while Biggio was selected in his third year. Johnson received 97.3 percent..." January 06

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