Rangers have agreed to terms with 1b-of Mitch Moreland on a one year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.
#Rangers and 1b/DH Mitch Moreland exchange salary numbers. Moreland: $3.35 million. Rangers: $2.75 million.
#Rangers sorting through particulars, but Mitch Moreland has told them he will have ankle reconstruction and likely miss rest of year.
#Rangers, Mitch Moreland avoid arbitration with a deal for $2.65 million.
Dallas Morning News "With one week remaining until a scheduled arbitration hearing, the Texas Rangers believe they are close to working out a one-year deal with first baseman-designated hitter Mitch Moreland. General manager Jon Daniels said on Wednesday that the sides are getting close to an agreement. The Rangers..." February 13
Fox Sports "No Texas Rangers player has been impacted more by the offseason than Mitch Moreland. Moreland, the primary first baseman for the Rangers last season, lost that role when the club traded for Prince Fielder. A chance at lots of playing time in the outfield went away when the Rangers signed free..." January 12
Clubs that have talked to #Pirates believe James Loney emerging as their top choice at 1B. Heard they've also asked on Adam Lind & Moreland
At moment, #Rangers leaning toward keeping Moreland and playing him at DH/OF/1B vs. RHP. Their plans may change based on what else they do.
SB Nation "The Tampa Bay Rays are interested in trading for Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. The possibility of the team making a move for him has increased now that Texas has acquired Prince Fielder to play first base. Tampa Bay's first baseman in 2013,..." November 24
The #Rangers say they won't give up on Mitch Moreland, but 1B is no longer an option.
Dallas Morning News "The Rangers’ decision to keep Mitch Moreland and trade Chris Davis looked worse than ever Saturday. Moreland struck out in all three at-bats during a crushing 1-0 loss to American League West-leading Oakland at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Davis is having an epic season for Baltimore. Moreland..." September 15
Rangers activate Mitch Moreland and option Josh Lindblom to Round Rock. Send RHP Yoshinori Tateyama to NY Yankees for future considerations
Dallas Morning News "Mitch Moreland was cleared to begin an injury-rehabilitation assignment at Double-A Frisco on Monday. The Rangers plan on having Moreland played three games on the assignment and come off the disabled list for the series-opener at St. Louis on Friday. Moreland has been out since June 6 because..." June 17
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Rangers are looking at yet another injured player after Mitch Moreland had to leave Wednesday's game in the seventh inning with tightness in his right hamstring. The first baseman will return to Texas on Thursday morning for an MRI exam that will be read by team physician Dr. Keith Meister...." June 06
Dallas Morning News "On who he’s excited about playing with: One guy I’m excited about is Mitch Moreland. I think he’s come into camp and I think that he’s a guy whose best days are in front of him. He’s been given the opportunity to be the everyday first baseman and I think he’s seized that opportunity. He’s swung..." March 20