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  • Royals throw $11 million in the toilet by signing Alex Rios

    Tireball "The Kansas City Royals have signed Alex Rios to an $11 million deal. While this deal rivals the Braves giving Nick Markakis $44 million over four seasons it is at-least not that bad because Rios will be earning just 25% of what Markakis will. I have often shyed away from saying that players are..." December 19

  • Rangers interested in former Braves RHP Brandon Beachy

    Dallas Morning News "The Rangers have expressed interest in free-agent right-hander Brandon Beachy, his representative said. Beachy is recovering from Tommy John surgery “Several teams are still reviewing his medicals,” Robert Martin said in an e-mail message. “I do not think a decision is imminent, but he does..." December 19

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    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers GM Jon Daniels said rough timeline on Perez return to Rangers would be All-Star break.

  • Rangers sign Japanese reliever Fujikawa

    ESPN Dallas "The Texas Rangers announced the signing of right-handed reliever Kyuji Fujikawa on Tuesday to a one-year deal with a club option for 2016. Fujikawa will receive a base salary of $1 million with the opportunity to earn incentives. The deal will become official once the Rangers clear a spot on..." December 17

  • MLB releases statement on Cuban relations

    Sporting News "President Barack Obama's desire to restore relations with Cuba could have a significant impact on Major League Baseball. Obama said Wednesday he wants the U.S. to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba because isolating the communist Caribbean country has not worked. "Neither the American..." December 17

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    MLB Trade Rumors @mlbtraderumors

    Rangers To Sign Kyle Blanks http://t.co/q8wQKxqnw3

  • Kyuji Fujikawa signs deal with Rangers

    Lone Star Ball "Texas Rangers rumors: Kyuji Fujikawa, a righthanded relief pitcher is reportedly close to a deal with the Texas Rangers on a contract for the 2015 season, which would include a 2015 team option, per T.R. Sullivan and Jeff Wilson on Twitter. Fujikawa, 34, signed a deal prior to the 2013 season..." December 15

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    Bernie Pleskoff @BerniePleskoff

    #Rangers have agreed to sign reliever Kyuji Fujikawa.

  • Jurickson Profar to start season in minors

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "General manager Jon Daniels said that the medical reports on Jurickson Profar continue to be encouraging, but the infielder is headed toward opening the season in the minor leagues. Daniels admitted that the Rangers were too aggressive last year with the rehab of Profar’s injury, a torn teres..." December 13

  • Rangers acquire Ross Detwiler in a trade

    USA Today "The Texas Rangers acquired left handed pitcher Ross Detwiler from the Washington Nationals on the final day of the winter meetings, according to a baseball official with direct knowledge of the negotiations. The official spoke to USA TODAY Sports on condition of anonymity because the deal has..." December 12

  • Rangers sign Anthony Bass, Ross Wolf, and Antoan Richardson

    Hardball Talk "The Rangers announced this evening that they have signed right-handers Anthony Bass and Ross Wolf and outfielder Antoan Richardson to minor league contracts. All three have received invites to major league spring training. Bass opted for free agency after being outrighted off the Astros’ 40-man..." December 12

  • Rangers talking with the Rockies about Wilin Rosario

    Hardball Talk "According to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post, the Rangers continue to talk to the Rockies about a trade for Wilin Rosario. We heard last week that the Rockies were “trying to move” Rosario, who is a poor defensive catcher and slipped to a .739 OPS (93 OPS+) this past season. However, he..." December 10

  • Rangers put Russell Wilson on Triple-A roster to avoid Rule 5 Draft loss

    CBSSports.com "Even though he spends 99 percent of his time playing football and doensn't actually provide them any on-field, tangible benefits, the Rangers really like Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Like, a lot. So much so that, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Texas added him to their..." December 10

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    #Mets and #Rangers having discussions about a trade that would send Dillon Gee to Texas, sources say.

  • MLB sees record $9 billion in revenues for 2014

    Forbes.com "With 2014 soon coming to a close, Bud Selig and Major League Baseball can look back and say, “It was a very good year.” The league will see approx. $9 billion in gross revenues for the 2014 calendar year, a new record. Adjustments are still be calculated that could push the league slightly over..." December 10

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    hear orioles, rangers and mariners, 3 early kemp players, are all out on him. seems like might be padres or bust.

  • Rangers, Braves reportedly talking Evan Gattis trade

    Hardball Talk "The Rangers have been suggested as a potential landing spot for Braves outfielder Justin Upton, but the Texas front office may have a different Atlanta player in its sights at this week’s Winter Meetings. Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News hears the Rangers are interested in Evan Gattis and..." December 09

  • As winter meetings begin, Texas Rangers focus likely Andrew Cashner, not Justin Upton

    Dallas Morning News "As the winter meetings begin with anticipation that this time – for the first time in years – a full-fledged swap meet will break out, there is no shortage of impact players available on the trade market. As the Rangers lock themselves into their well-stocked suite at the Manchester Grand Hyatt..." December 08

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    word is, mariners, royals and indians are among teams to check in on alex rios

  • 15d
    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    #Rangers, #mariners, #cubs are among teams that have checked in on free agent OF Jonny Gomes.

  • Rangers re-sign Colby Lewis for $4 million

    Hardball Talk "Colby Lewis is staying with the Rangers, agreeing to a one-year, $4 million deal after the two sides couldn’t agree to terms in time for him to avoid free agency. Lewis bounced back from an injury wrecked 2013 season to start 29 games and throw 170 innings for the Rangers this year." December 04

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    One of #Rangers' three open spots on 40-man roster could soon go to RHP Colby Lewis. Both sides continue to make headway.

  • Colby Lewis expected to pitch for Rangers in 2015

    ESPN Dallas "Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said Tuesday night he expected the club to finalize a deal to bring back right-handed starter Colby Lewis. Lewis' agent, Alan Nero, told ESPNDallas on Tuesday night he expected something to happen by the weekend. "I think we're try to finalize it this week,..." December 03

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    The Rangers have been making a push for Torii Hunter, who would help to balance out their lineup.

  • Carlos Pena joins MLB Network as studio analyst

    Hardball Talk "In a move that presumably signals his retirement as a player, longtime big leaguer Carlos Pena has joined MLB Network as a studio analyst for the upcoming season. Pena was the 10th overall pick in the 1998 draft and played 14 seasons in the majors for eight different teams, including a brief..." December 01

  • 18d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    indians, royals, rangers taking a look at kendrys morales. mariners, jays among other possibilities.

  • 19d
    Mark Whicker @MWhicker03LANG

    Torii Hunter was waiting for son outside ND locker room. A free agent, he's looking at BALT, TEX, SEA, maybe MINN

  • Rangers 1B Guzman ordered to stay put after fatal accident

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Rangers first base prospect Ronald Guzman has been ordered to remain in the Dominican Republic after his involvement in a fatal car accident in which his SUV collided with a motorcycle in his hometown of La Vega on Tuesday, killing the driver." November 30

  • MRI comes back clean for Rangers' Darvish

    Fox Sports Southwest "The Texas Rangers got expected but good news on right-hander Yu Darvish Tuesday as the MRI on his right elbow came back clean. The right-hander is now free to begin his regular offseason workouts after getting the clean bill of health from Rangers team doctor Keith Meister. One change in..." November 26

  • Source: Rangers inquire about J. Upton trade

    ESPN Dallas "The Texas Rangers have inquired about trading for Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton, according to a source. The Rangers tried to acquire Upton in previous seasons but couldn't finalize a deal. With the Rangers planning on moving left fielder Shin-Soo Choo to right field, they need..." November 25

  • 24d
    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    #Rangers looking for an OF, have checked in w/ #mariners on Michael Saunders. Mild interest from Texas' end.

  • 25d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    #Rangers remain open to trading any SS in right deal, but Andrus now least likely to move. Team believes he is headed for big year.

  • 26d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    #Rangers have spoken with #Braves about Justin Upton, as @Joelsherman1 said. Also have liked Upton in past. Pitching is more current focus.

  • Angels acquire Daniel Robertson from Rangers

    Hardball Talk "Speedy outfielder Daniel Robertson, who made his debut for Texas this season at age 28, has been traded from the Rangers to the Angels for a player to be named later or cash consideration." November 22

  • Rangers change MRI date on Yu Darvish, change plans for Alexi Ogando

    Dallas Morning News "Right-hander Yu Darvish pushed back an MRI on his right elbow to next week. The Rangers still expect a normal result, which will allow Darvish to begin off-season work. He missed the final seven weeks this season because of elbow soreness. Right-hander Alexi Ogando, who did not pitch after the..." November 21

  • Report: Rangers, Royals eyeing Kennedy

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Of the three pitchers the Padres may move for a bat, Ian Kennedy’s proximity to free agency makes him a natural asset to dangle on the trade market. As such, two teams – the Rangers and the Royals – have emerged as early options, Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal is reporting. In the final year of..." November 19

  • Sources: Texas interested in Padres' Kennedy

    ESPN Dallas "Multiple sources say that the Texas Rangers are interested in several pitchers from the San Diego Padres, particularly right-hander Ian Kennedy. Kennedy made $6.1 million last season after going 13-13 with a 3.63 ERA. Kennedy won his final three starts of 2014 and pitched 201 innings, the..." November 18

  • Jose Canseco is putting his gun and his severed finger up for sale

    Hardball Talk "If you haven’t been following former major leaguer Jose Canseco on Twitter, you’re really missing out. Recently, he tweeted about how his finger — surgically reattached after he had accidentally shot it off — fell off during a poker tournament. Now, Canseco tweets, he’s selling both the severed..." November 18

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    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    Jon Daniels said that they will “listen” on Elvis Andrus because of their depth including Luis Sardines, Jurrickson Profar and Odor XM 89

  • Rangers give top execs Daniels and Levine contract extensions

    CBSSports.com "Rangers general manager Jon Daniels, whose nine-year tenure was marked by Texas' first two World Series appearances, quietly received a multi-year contract extension sometime in the past few weeks, league sources said. Thad Levine, the Rangers' top assistant GM and Daniels' right-hand man, also..." November 13

  • Joe Torre: Skippers no longer can use stall tactics for MLB replays

    New York Post "Rest in peace, Awkward Manager Ambling From The Dugout to the Field So a Team Can Decide Whether To Challenge a Call. You won’t be missed. Phase Two of Major League Baseball’s extended instant-replay rollout hasn’t yet been finalized, MLB executive vice president of baseball operations Joe..." November 13

  • How Yankees’ lasting interest in Andrus may be costing them now

    New York Post "The Rangers signed Elvis Andrus to an eight-year, $120 million contract extension two seasons ago because, yes, they liked him, but also because they saw the Yankees lurking. Texas had received enough inquiries over the years from the Yankees to know how much they liked the Ranger shortstop. In..." November 12

  • Yankees intrigued by Elvis Andrus in search for Jeter’s heir

    New York Post "One shortstop that at least has the Yankees intrigued as they rev up their efforts to find Derek Jeter’s successor is Texas’ Elvis Andrus. The Yankees would have to feel Andrus is a buy-low candidate whose downturn on both sides of the ball in 2014 was reversible and that, at 26, his best years..." November 10

  • MLB Gold Glove awards 2014

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball's Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners for 2014 were announced Tuesday night. Voting was done by MLB managers and coaches before the end of the regular season. Three American League squad was dominated by the Royals and Orioles, who met in the ALCS. Kansas City placed Alex..." November 05

  • Michael Young officially returns to Texas Rangers

    Dallas Morning News "The Texas Rangers made official on Wednesday what has been known for some time: Michael Young has returned to the organization. Young will serve as a special assistant to general manager Jon Daniels. Young started in the role last month when he participated in interviews with managerial..." November 05

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Jon Daniels says Colby Lewis will test the free-agent market after not reaching agreement. Door remains open for return. #Rangers

  • 49d
    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

    Jon Daniels says Colby Lewis will test the free-agent market after not reaching agreement. Door remains open for return. #Rangers

  • Rangers GM: MRI on Profar's shoulder came back '95 percent clean'

    The Score "Texas Rangers infielder Jurickson Profar's ailing shoulder still isn't completely healed, but general manager Jon Daniels remains optimistic he'll be ready to resume baseball activities within the next few months, reports Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News. Profar missed the entire 2014..." October 30

  • Mike Maddux says talks with Rangers are positive

    ESPN.com "Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux's contract ends Friday and his status beyond that is uncertain. Maddux has termed his conversations with new manager Jeff Banister as positive and is hopeful for a return. "Jeff and I have had positive talks," Maddux said briefly. The Rangers need..." October 27

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    Susan Slusser @susanslusser

    Cross Dave Magadan off the #Athletics' hitting coach list, he says he is sticking with #Rangers.

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