Rangers Rumors & News

  • 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

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    Jeff Wilson @JeffWilson_FWST

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

  • 4d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

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

  • 5d
    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

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

  • 6d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

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

  • 7d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

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

  • 9d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

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

  • 9d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Rangers pick up 2016 option on Adrian Beltre.

  • 9d
    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

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    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

  • 10d
    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

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    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

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    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

  • 18d
    Anthony Andro @aandro

    Wright could make $1 million if he makes Rangers.

  • 18d
    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.

  • 23d
    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Adam Rubin @AdamRubinESPN

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

  • 40d
    John Blake @RangerBlake

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

  • 43d
    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

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

  • 43d
    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

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    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

  • 44d
    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

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    Jim Bowden @JimBowden_ESPN

    #Rangers continue pursuit of Kyle Kendrick & Ryan Vogelsong

  • 45d
    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

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