Major Change For Oft-Injured Rangers Pitcher MinorMike Minor is getting used to starting again, and knows there is some relief if that doesn't work out with the Texas Rangers.
With Too Many Starters, Houston's Hinch Must Make DecisionOn a championship team with Cy Young winners Justin Verlander and Dallas Keuchel, newcomer Gerrit Cole and Lance McCullers, Hinch will likely have to send one or more of his other starters into the bullpen to open the season.
Rangers Hungry To Get Back To Leading AL WestAfter winning back-to-back AL West championships, the Rangers went from winning 97 games in 2016 to a 78-84 record last season and finishing 23 games behind the Houston Astros.
Spring Training Report: The Boys Are Back In TownWinter is beginning to thaw, which can mean only one thing: it's time for baseball to return!
Keidel: Are The Cubs World Series Favorites In 2018?The Chicago Cubs won the World Series in 2016 and are even more stacked now with Yu Darvish in the starting rotation.
AP Source: JD Martinez, Red Sox Agree To $110M, 5-Year DealA person familiar with the negotiations says slugger J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $110 million, five-year contract.
MLB Imposes Mound Visit Limits, But Defers On Pitch ClocksThe MLB imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games, but decided against a 20-second pitch clock for the 2018 season.
Beltre Not Unhappy But Says Rangers Roster Could Be ImprovedMany players remain without homes as spring training camps open across Arizona and Florida, and Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is fully aware of it.
Volquez Returns To Rangers On Minor League Deal While RecoveringThe 34-year-old Volquez will not pitch this season while recovering from ligament reconstruction surgery on his right elbow last August.
Cashner, Orioles Agree To $16M, 2-Year ContractCashner went 11-11 with a 3.40 ERA for the Rangers last year.
AL West Teams At The Start Of Spring TrainingA team-by-team look at the American League West entering spring training.
Ex-All-Star Pitcher Esteban Loaiza Denies Dealing CocaineFormer All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza, who earned more than $43 million over 14 seasons, denied allegations Wednesday that he is a cocaine dealer.